The Art of Monitoring

0.1 Who is this book for?

This book is for engineers, developers, sysadmins, operations staff, and those with an interest in monitoring and DevOps. It provides a simple, hands-on introduction to the art of modern application and infrastructure monitoring.

There is an expectation that the reader has basic Unix/Linux skills and is familiar with the command line, editing files, installing packages, managing services, and basic networking.

0.2 Credits and Acknowledgments

  • Ruth Brown, who continues to be the most amazing person in my life.
  • Kyle Kingsbury, for writing Riemann and being an excellent resource when I had dumb questions.
  • Pierre-Yves Ritschard, for providing Riemann and Clojure help.
  • Ben Linsay, who provided feedback ...

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