Effective Monitoring and Alerting
A short note about this book I used in my work. First of all two good points. The first is that it deals with monitoring, alerting and reporting in general, that is to say independently of the tools used. This is both a strong point and a weak point since it could be useful to identify families of tools adapted to each use. This step back is not so common and allows to introduce higher level concepts, for example the organization of the monitoring in stacks which is absolutely crucial but also notions and general definitions applicable in all circumstances - or almost. And we come to the second strong point, definitions. It is essential in the professional context to rely on precise definitions that allow framing concepts that most people have an unfortunate tendency to confuse as monitoring and alerting, for example.
In the weak points, it lacks background and practical cases. If we...
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