Effective Monitoring and Alerting: For Web Operations

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2012-12-07
166 pages

Book Description

With this practical book, you’ll discover how to catch complications in your distributed system before they develop into costly problems. Based on his extensive experience in systems ops at large companies, author Slawek Ligus describes an effective data-driven approach for monitoring and alerting that enables you to maintain high availability and deliver a high quality of .

Learn methods for measuring state changes and data flow in your system, and set up alerts to help you recover quickly from problems when they do arise. If you’re a system operator waging the daily battle to provide the best at the lowest cost, this book is for you.

  • Monitor every component of your application stack, from the to
  • Learn how to draw the right conclusions from the metrics you obtain
  • Develop a robust alerting system that can identify problematic anomalies—without raising false alarms
  • Address system failures by their impact on resource utilization and user experience
  • Plan an alerting configuration that scales with your expanding network
  • Learn how to choose appropriate maintenance times automatically
  • Develop a work environment that fosters flexibility and adaptability

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Monitoring
Chapter 3. Alerting
Chapter 4. At Scale
Chapter 5. Monitoring in System Automation
Chapter 6. The Work Environment
Chapter 7. Measuring Success
Chapter 8. The

Appendix A. Setting Up OpenTSDB

Book Details

  • Title: Effective Monitoring and Alerting: For Web Operations
  • Author:
  • Length: 166 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-12-07
  • ISBN-10: 1449333524
  • ISBN-13: 9781449333522

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