Effective Monitoring and Alerting: For Web Operations

Effective Monitoring and Alerting: For Web Operations

by Slawek Ligus
     
 

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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 technology companies, author Slawek Ligus describes an effective data-driven approach for monitoring and alerting that enables you to maintain high availability and

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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 technology 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 service.

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 performance at the lowest cost, this book is for you.

  • Monitor every component of your application stack, from the network to user experience
  • 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

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449333485
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/26/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
166
File size:
7 MB

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Meet the Author

Slawek is a systems and software engineer with a background in web operations and service-oriented architectures. He specializes in implementing solutions to tough problems in large-scale information systems. Slawek has been involved in automation of infrastructures and product development, working with leading Internet giants.

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