Do I have to use sflow with ganglia? What does sflow get me?

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I don't have sflow on my servers, do I have to enable sflow for my switches?
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In a word, no. You do not have to use sflow in the monitoring of Cumulus Linux. Setting up monitoring in Cumulus Linux can be found in this KB article:

As for, what does sflow get you, It gives you more monitoring options and a deeper look into your system. Setting this up on Cumulus Linux is described in this article: