Version 5.4

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Version 5.0

Version 5.4 has been released on Sunday, August 18th 2013. This version is currently supported.


Release 5.4.0

Released on Sunday, August 18th, 2013.

  • collectd: The LoadPlugin config option no longer attempts to load plugins twice. If more than one LoadPlugin statement or block is encountered, only the first will have any effect.
  • collectd: The AutoLoadPlugin option allows to automatically load plugins for which a configuration is found.
  • collectd: The WriteQueueLimitHigh and WriteQueueLimitLow options allow collectd to drop values when under stress, to avoid running out of memory. Thanks to Yves Mettier for his patch.
  • AMQP plugin: The GraphiteSeparateInstances and GraphiteAlwaysAppendDS options have been added. Thanks to Laurent for the patch.
  • Aquaero plugin: This new plugin reads various metrics, e.g. fan speeds and temperatures, from Aquaero 5, a fan and water cooling control panel. Thanks to Alex Deymo for his patch.
  • cURL plugin: The MeasureResponseCode option has been added. Thanks to Jan Matějka for his patch.
  • cURL-JSON plugin: Support for UNIX domain sockets and array wildcards has been added. Thanks to Jim Radford for his patch.
  • cURL-XML plugin: Support for long URLs has been improved.
  • cgroups plugin: This new plugin collects CPU accounting information for processes in a cgroup. Thanks to Michael Stapelberg for his patch.
  • DF plugin: The ValuesAbsolute and ValuesPercentage options have been added. Thanks to Vedran Bartonicek for the patch.
  • Exec plugin: Do UID / GID lookups before forking. This should prevent a race condition in the NSS library. Thanks to Ceri Storey for the patch.
  • LVM plugin: This new plugin collects size information from Linux' Logical Volume Manager (LVM). Thanks to Chad Malfait for his work.
  • memcached plugin: Support for increment and decrement counts has been added. Thanks to Blake Matheny for the patch.
  • MIC plugin: This new plugin collects CPU and memory usage, power consumption and temperatures of Intel's Many-Integrated-Core (MIC) architecture, such as Xeon Phi cards. Thanks to Evan Felix for his work.
  • Netlink plugin: This plugin has been converted to use the supported libmnl library. Thanks to Andreas Henriksson for his patch.
  • nginx plugin: Collection of accepted and handled connections has been added. Thanks to Patrick Shan for his patch.
  • sigrok plugin: This new plugin collects metrics from sigrok, a signal processing framework reading various hardware devices, from light meters to spectrum analyzers. Thanks to Bert Vermeulen for his patch.
  • StatsD plugin: This new plugin listens to a UDP socket and reads metrics in the StatsD format.
  • Varnish plugin: Many additional metrics have been added. Thanks to Nick Stenning for his patch.
  • Write Graphite plugin: Support for UDP has been added. Thanks to Javier Maestro for his patch.
  • Write Riemann plugin: The TTLFactor option has been added.