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Akka Essentials by Munish K. Gupta

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Chapter 10. Management

The availability of a large, distributed application is dependent on the quality of application monitoring. If the application is not properly monitored, outages can go undetected, leading to application unavailability. The ability to monitor the entire application stack and take corrective actions is very important.

In this chapter we will cover the following advanced topics as follows:

  • Typesafe console — an Akka monitoring tool
  • Graphical dashboards
  • Real-time statistics
  • JMX and REST interfaces

Application monitoring

Knowing application failure alerts in real time helps you to respond to alerts and take corrective actions, which in turn determines the agility of the overall application. If you are not able to gauge the health of ...

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