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Remove statsd plugin from Jenkins
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The statsd plugin on Jenkins creates way too many metrics which eat disk space on graphite T1075: Audit groups of metrics in Graphite that allocate a lot of disk space.

I don't think we actually use those metrics under jenkins.ci hierarchy. I need to verify whether it is actually needed and if not remove the Jenkins statsd plugin entirely.

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hashar created this task.Nov 14 2014, 12:31 PM
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I have uninstalled the jenkins-statsd metric from the CI Jenkins using the web interface.

We will need to restart Jenkins on gallium to have the plugin unloaded.

hashar closed this task as Resolved.Nov 20 2014, 1:10 PM

I have restarted Jenkins, the statsd plugin is no more loaded hence no more data are sent to graphite under the jenkins.ci hierarchy.