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Advanced Microservices: A Hands-on Approach to Microservice Infrastructure and Tooling by Thomas Hunter II

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© Thomas Hunter II 2017

Thomas Hunter II, Advanced Microservices , 10.1007/978-1-4842-2887-6_7

7. Monitoring

Thomas Hunter II

(1)San Francisco, California, USA

In this chapter, I will cover the topic of monitoring the livelihood of your service. There are three types of tools I will use to do so. Logging will allow you to view granular information about each request your service handles. Analytics will allow you to view overall statistics-aggregating information about all requests. Finally, alerting allows you to be paged when your service is no longer healthy.

Logging

Logging is a vital part of keeping your microservice alive and healthy. Logs contain valuable information such as stack traces and information about where data is coming from and ...

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