Since 2011 e-commerce has grown from $856,000,000.00 to closing out 2013 at more than $1,248,000,000,000.00 in global revenues, a nearly 41% growth rate over a two year span. The forecast for 2014 is targeted at $1,500,000,000,000.00, another 20% increase is gross revenues (see chart below). With trillions of dollars in play year on year now, and astounding revenue growth rates still ahead, it is critical that any e-commerce site be diligently monitoring not just their website uptime, but more importantly their Web applications. Obviously it is critical that your customers be able to get to your website, but if it doesn’t build fast and complete client requests and transactions even faster then you will be losing clients and revenue at an alarming rate. The latest figures show that if your site doesn’t do a full page load in 3 seconds or less, …[Read more]
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Server monitoring is a big part of running a solid web site.Â As an admin, you must know what is going on your server.Â One of the tools most Linux/Unix admins are used to is called “top”.Â “top” by itself is a very powerful tool.Â Here is a quick guide on how to read output from top:Â introduction to load averages under top.Â It just makes sense that somebody went and created httptop to monitor http traffic.
Install perl modules:
Now copy paste the script below and save it in a location and set +x attribute on it so you can execute it.Â On my …