Monitoring MySQL Backups With Datadog and TwinDB Backup Tool
Monitoring MySQL backups is a vital part of any reliable backup solution. By monitoring the most common disaster recovery metrics, the Recovery Time Objective and the Recovery Point Objective, you can find out if a backup job was successful and produced a usable backup copy. The TwinDB Backup Tool along with Datadog allows monitoring both […]
ProxySQL Monitoring With Datadog
ProxySQL is a high performance proxy for MySQL and its forks. One of its key features is the ability to handle hundreds of thousands of connections with very low overhead. Some of the other key features are query caching, traffic mirroring, query routing and pluggable architecture. In addition, it’s the only open source proxy that […]
A Real Example Of Nagios Monitoring
It’s now time to setup proper monitoring to avoid unpleasant surprises in future. There are two major problems the monitoring solves: alerting and trending. Alerting is to notify the person in charge about a major event like service failing to work. Trending is to track the change of something over time – disk or memory […]
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