How to Choose Monitoring Tools for DevOps and SRE

Where to implement monitoring

What you need from your data

  • Trigger alerts when metrics exceed certain thresholds
  • Create logs of events, highlighting based on parameters
  • Create graphs of metrics over time
  • Provide a dashboard of key service health components at a glance
  • Create databases of logs that can be queried

Open source vs purchased

Open source monitoring tools

Purchased monitoring tools

Comparison of Monitoring Tools



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