Sphinx Monitoring ~ Pingdom Server Monitor
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Sphinx Monitoring


Monitors Sphinx, an open-source SQL full-text search engine.


Monitors Sphinx, an open-source SQL full-text search engine, reporting the metrics below:

  • Queries per-minute
  • Average query time
  • Average time per rebuild
  • Index rebuilds
  • Average results returned


Just provide the path to the searchd log files. Note that the first run will not return any data.


Two default triggers — which monitor trends in the query rate and average query time — are installed with this plugin. These triggers can be adjusted to your system. An example alert:

By Sam Sinensky