When your cloud resources are working as expected, everything is running smoothly and it's business as usual. However, things don’t always work perfectly, and problems can occur. When something unexpectedly breaks, it can impact performance, or worse, it can take down your server or company website and prevent you and your customers from accessing critical data. If this happens, you'll want to know right away and take the appropriate actions to keep your business operational and your customers happy.
But don't worry, Rackspace Cloud Monitoring can help you by providing timely and accurate information on just how your resources are performing. It supplies you with four key pieces of information that can help you manage your business: Current system health Alerts on failure conditions Collection of historical data Trending and capacity planning Using Rackspace Cloud Monitoring you can quickly create multiple monitors using predefined checks, such as PING, HTTPS, SMTP (and many more), to keep track of your cloud resources and receive instant notification when a resource needs your attention.
Below are some resources to get you started with Cloud Monitoring.