Monitoring Design Principles

Friday, 2017, September 1 - 13:0014:00

Theo Schlossnagle, Circonus

Abstract: 

In this presentation we'll re-examine monitoring to understand how to formulate valuable goals and align monitoring design and implementation with those goals. With a focus on outcomes and behavior that leads to outcomes we'll focus on performance data and not security monitoring.

Attendees will learn to ask the right questions when approaching the monitoring of systems and businesses. They will understand why and how monitoring should fit into the overall systems architecture to reduce risk and increase value.

Theo Schlossnagle, Circonus

Theo Schlossnagle is the founder and CEO of Circonus. Previously, he founded OmniTI, the go-to source for organizations facing today’s most challenging scalability, performance, and security problems; was the Founder of Message Systems, Inc. now Sparkpost; and researched distributed systems at JHU. Theo is the author of Scalable Internet Architectures (Sams) and a frequent speaker at IT conferences worldwide. He is a member of the IEEE and a senior member of the ACM and serves on the editorial board of the ACM’s Queue magazine. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer science from Johns Hopkins University.

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BibTeX
@conference {205582,
author = {Theo Schlossnagle},
title = {Monitoring Design Principles},
year = {2017},
address = {Dublin},
publisher = {{USENIX} Association},
month = aug,
}

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