Ingestion methods

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Moogsoft Cloud supports a number of ingestion methods making it easier to ingest data from a variety of monitoring tools. Depending on the integration you chose, ingested data may take the form of events or metrics. Moogsoft Cloud centralizes your data and lets you use the features available to add value to the data you're collecting.

In addition to inbound integrations, Moogsoft Cloud also includes outbound integrations. Refer to the related topics for more information.

Comparison of ingestion methods

The following table outlines some key differences between various ingestion methods.

Ingestion method

What it is

UI-based

Mapping schema

Can you specify the deduplication_key combination?

Time series data

Source system

Only collects predetermined metrics

Cloud to cloud

Product-specific integration tools

No

Specified

Advanced only

Yes

Azure, Datadog, Cloudwatch

Yes

Collector

Agent

Yes

Specified

Advanced only

Yes

EC2, Docker, CentOS, MongoDB, Redhat, Reddis, Ubuntu

Yes

Collector plugins

Product-specific agents

Yes

Specified

Advanced only

Yes

AppDynamics, Docker, HTTP Listener, MongoDB, New Relic, Prometheus Scrape, Redis

Yes

CYOI

API-based integration tools

Yes

Flexible, handled in Moogsoft Cloud

Yes

Yes

Anything

No

Documented push integrations

Documented webhook integration with a specific product that uses either the events/metrics or CYOI APIs

No

Varies

Advanced only

Yes

Appdynamics, Dynatrace, Github, Google Cloud Operations, Nagios, New Relic, Pingdom, Prometheus, Stackdriver, Sumo Logic, SCOM, Zabbix

No

API-based Integrations

Events API

API-based integration tools

Yes, but optionally via terminal also

Specified, handled in the source system

Yes

No

Anything

N/A

Metrics API

API-based integration tools

Yes, but optionally via terminal also

Specified, handled in the source system

Advanced only

Yes

Anything

No