See how you can track the history of your incidents.
Write data to your Influx Database
Sometimes we need to keep track of our uptimes and incidents in order to report to customers etc. For that
matter BPMON provides the
write subcommand. Given that the
default.store.connection string is properly set, we can simply
write the data into the database by running:
BPMON does not come with a daemon mode or similar. In order to have a decent history of your business processes
bpmon write with a scheduler such as cron job,
via GitLab or whatever you have at your disposal.
Explore your data
Since Influx provides very simple interfaces to access your data such as its HTTP API you have a range of possibilities
to explore your data. Two very simple approches are the
dashboard subcommand as well a Grafana
The Grafana Dashboard
An other easy way to explore data written by BPMON (or in fact any data stored in an Influx database et al.) is Grafana. You’ll find a example dashboard in our GitHub repositoy