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Systems Monitoring

I almost missed this excellent post on system monitoring by (I think) Yanick Champoux. It’s a clever idea. The monitor has a bunch of TAP1 tests that check various parts of the system – e.g. whether diskspace on a particular partition has breached a certain threshold.

The tests are all run with Smolder, "a web-based continuous integration smoke server". This means that the results can be made available via email, RSS or Smolder’s web interface. Very neat.

1. Test Anything Protocol


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