If you don’t care about your application enough to monitor it, move along. Monitoring is one the most important tasks in modern web operations, yet it’s tricky to get right. We’re very interested in monitoring, capacity planning, trendinging, and alerting.
In this episode of the Six Pillars of Monitoring, Stephen Nelson-Smith expands his thinking on the first pillar - We alert on what we draw.
Monitoring is a hot subject in the devops world at the moment. The ‘Monitoring Sucks’ conversation has spawned some interesting and creative discussions, and as web operations matures as a discipline, people are starting to look at how they can improve they way they monitor their systems. Stephen Nelson-Smith introduces an 8 part series outlining his perspective on what he calls the six pillars of monitoring.