Chapter 7. Metrics, Log Collection, and Monitoring

Metrics, Log Collection, and Monitoring

That's it. This chapter could well have ended here but I shall carry on for the benefit of those amongst us who would prefer things in more detail.

A great deal of the DevOps practice(s) evolve around the idea of being able to review and react to the state of your infrastructure at any given time – should you need to.

That is not to say, setup e-mail notifications for every time the date changes on your host, but a stream of sensible, usable amount of event data which would allow an operator to make a reasonably informed decision under stress and/or uncertainy.

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