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From Phil Sorber <sor...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Kill traffic_cop for ATS v8.0.0
Date Mon, 07 May 2018 15:09:10 GMT
On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 9:04 AM James Peach <jpeach@apache.org> wrote:

>
>
> > On May 7, 2018, at 4:28 AM, Leif Hedstrom <zwoop@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I’d like to propose that we kill off traffic_cop for ATS v8.0.0. The
> consensus is that there are better system level tools to manage health
> checks out of band like it does.
>
> Do you mean a local service manager, or a CDN load balancer check? Can you
> give an example of a something that will manage the health checks?
>

I would think both of those, plus something like Nagios or Prometheus.
Perhaps someone could write ats_exporter that would export metrics to
Prometheus, or even modify stats_over_http to do it.


>
> >  Doing this would require
> >
> >       * Removing the synthetic health check thread from traffic_manager
> >       * Removing the backdoor in traffic_server
> >       * Modifying the init / systemd scripts to start traffic_manager
> directly
> >
> >
> > Susan has volunteered to do this work, as long as there are no strong
> arguments for keeping traffic_cop.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > — Leif
>
>

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