The process of monitoring their servers is an important task for a server administrator.
By monitoring the performance of physical and virtual servers, you obtain data that can be used to understand the workload and its effects, identify bottlenecks and resource trends, diagnose issues, and optimize the system.
There are two options to monitor your system: real-time monitoring and logged monitoring.
Real-time monitoring is normally used to check server performance for troubleshooting purposes, to quickly and easily identify the cause of poor performance, for example. Logged monitoring is used to measure and collect performance data, so that you can identify workload problems and trends.
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