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#BacktoBasics: What is Service Monitoring?

29.10.2013 by Emma Blunt

In the world of IT, service monitoring refers to a system used by hosting providers to check on servers within a network. The system's purpose is to ascertain whether each server is online and working as it should be. It's a great way to get an overview of how effectively solutions are operating. At UKFast, service monitoring checks up on a server every five minutes, sending out an alert if there are three consecutive failures. An example of this function is ping, which you may have heard of. Just one letter off the name of a friendly yet inarticulate penguin,…

#BackToBasics – What is Capacity Threshold Monitoring?

28.8.2012 by Alice Cullen

Capacity Threshold Monitoring is the best way to ensure that you're getting the most from your servers. So what is it and how do you use it? Capacity Threshold Monitoring (CTM) allows you to track every aspect of your dedicated…