Monitoring 101: Simple Stuff to Save Your Bacon

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In this presentation I’ll be discussing the following beginner points to understanding and creating monitoring.

  • Why Monitor?
  • What’s the minimum to Monitor?
  • How to monitor?
  • Monitoring Software Options.
  • How to use the most basic of monitoring to help
  • The basics of graphing results
  • The rule of Everything
  • The important on Application metrics and timings

For a very little investment in time, simple monitoring can be in place, and I can guarantee it will be of benefit to any system.

The basis of monitoring are metrics that combined with application measurements can provide trending insights, bottleneck understanding and provide valuable feedback about your growing site.

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Ronald Bradford


Ronald is a RDBMS industry expert with 2 decades experience across MySQL, Oracle and Ingres.

With specific expertise in enterprise data architecture, large systems development and Internet Web technologies Ronald has wealth of varying Industry knowledge.

He currently works as Principal for 42SQL specializing in building successful scalable enterprise solutions.

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