Scaling Altoros Log Search for Pivotal Platform
This topic describes how to scale Altoros Log Search for Pivotal Platform.
Follow the steps below to view a histogram for your recent logs and identify if all logs are being parsed indexed in real-time:
logs-*index pattern in the Kibana dashboard.
*in the Kibana search bar to see all logs.
Examine the histogram for a gap in recent logs as it is shown on the image below. A gap means that Log Search cannot keep up with indexing and parsing the incoming data in real-time. To address this issue, you can scale up your cluster to handle the load.
Follow these steps to scale up your Altoros Log Search for Pivotal Platform cluster to handle more incoming data.
Open Altoros Log Search for Pivotal Platform tile in Pivotal Platform Ops Manager, click the Status tab.
Verify current CPU usage for the Log Search Ingestor jobs. If the load is more than 60%, perform the next steps:
- Navigate to the Altoros Log Search for Pivotal Platform tile and click Resource Config.
- Add extra Log Search Ingestor instances until CPU load drops below 60%.