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GridGain Control Center Overview

GridGain Control Center is a management and monitoring tool for GridGain and Apache Ignite clusters. It features a graphical user interface designed to help you perform administrative tasks and set up monitoring for your clusters.

In addition to managing cluster behavior, GridGain Ultimate edition customers can use Control Center to create/restore snapshots as well as view the history of snapshot operations.

GridGain hosts a public version of Control Center, which you can use for free to monitor both GridGain and Apache Ignite clusters. Sign up for a free account.

GridGain Control Center

Key Features

  • Monitor Performance Metrics: A flexible, customizable dashboard provides a visual view of the cluster status and tools for managing cluster behavior.

  • Simplifies Query Development: A comprehensive SQL editor makes it easy to develop, monitor, and fine tune queries to maximize performance.

  • Powerful Root Cause Analysis: OpenCensus-based tracing enables quick visualization and debugging of API calls as they execute across the nodes of the cluster.

  • Backup and Recover Data: Snapshots take full, incremental, and continuous cluster states to enable disaster recovery and backups in the event of data loss or corruption.

  • Define Production Alerts: Custom alerts enable you to track any of over 200 cluster, node, and cache metrics to quickly identify and resolve production issues.

Supported Versions

You can use Control Center to monitor both GridGain and Apache Ignite clusters.

The following versions are supported:

  • GridGain: 8.7.18 and later

  • Apache Ignite: 2.8.1 and later

Next Steps

A standard procedure for connecting a cluster to Control Center involves the following steps: