CHAPTER 10Reporting and Monitoring

Although reporting and monitoring are discrete capabilities of the service bus, they're closely related. Monitoring is the ability to collect runtime information, while reporting is focused on delivering message data and alerts. But there's some overlap between monitoring and reporting. For example, you can monitor the number of alerts that have been reported. Monitoring is focused on operational information: the general health of the service bus, how many alerts have been generated and of what type, the status of SLAs, and the gathering of related statistics. A simple way to differentiate between monitoring and reporting is this: monitoring is strategic; reporting is tactical.


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