The mantra of the day is – performance, performance, performance! It is clear that everything needs to be totally available all of the time, function at the fastest speeds and performance as close to perfect as is possible. In all the business discussions swirling around us we hear the words; application performance, website performance, transaction performance, server performance and on and on in regards to virtually everything digital that we live and breath with. Performance is no longer just one of the items we need to be paying attention to, it is THE item we need to be critically aware of every minute of every day! No longer are the words “it’s good enough” acceptable. The impacts to business can be catastrophic if the digital performance of your business is not at the highest levels. So the question we are all challenged with is how can we be sure that the performance levels we need are actually what we are …[Read more]
Pluggable M3 (Monitis Monitor Manager) Framework
Who needs an introduction about M3? – Perhaps no one!
After gaining some reputation with M3, providing extra-easy integration of any monitor into Monitis it was time to take it to the next level.
Generally speaking, the work flow of M3 was described in detail in this article.
After some thought and design, we’ve decided it’d be best if M3
was pluggable. Pluggable in terms of being able to easily add
execution and parsing plugins.
The interface and behavior of M3 …
1. Monitis–Where You Can Monitor Exchange 2010 with
We’ve recently published a list of posts showing a variety of ways to monitor any application using the Monitis API. Microsoft Exchange is no exception. Here we go over how to use Management Shell or Management Console to speak to the Monitis API and feed data into a custom monitor. You can then generate charts and alert settings on this data.
2. Monitoring files and directories with
Things can go horribly wrong …
I hope everyone is enjoying summertime, at least in the northern hemisphere. I’m about to head out to the pool, but before I go, here is a summary of this week’s blog posts.
1. Introduction to Perl interface for Monitis
Monitis announces a simple way to access its API through Perl, a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language. This post demonstrates some examples for using the API with Perl and describes some of the benefits of the programming language. The source can be found on our Github page.
This post demonstrates how to monitor an IIS using Monitis Custom Monitors and VBscript. You can use the Monitis API to monitor your own custom metrics. This is very powerful because it lets you monitor any IIS metrics you like, set thresholds and receive notifications.
These 4 …[Read more]