Do you have experience putting out backend database fires? What were some things you wished you had done differently? Proactive database monitoring is more cost efficient, manageable, and sanity-saving than reactive monitoring. We reviewed some of the most common mistakes - too many log messages, metric “melting pots,” retroactive changes, incomplete visibility, undefined KPIs - and put together an action plan on how to prevent them. From our experience, we've listed out the top 5 biggest (and preventable!) database monitoring pitfalls.
There never seem to be enough logging levels to capture the
desired granularity and relevance of a log message accurately. Is
What if it’s
DEBUG but it’s for a condition we
WARN about? Is there really a linear
hierarchy here? If you’re like most people, you’ve seen …