Server Monitoring Software

Server Monitoring

Server monitoring can refer to a range of different tools and approaches for monitoring the performance of web and application servers. At its most basic, server monitoring means collecting machine- and infrastructure-level metrics like disk I/O, throughput, CPU utilization, and memory usage.

AppDynamics application performance management solution offers you the metrics of server monitoring tools with advanced troubleshooting abilities of an APM software. The limitations of server monitoring and the solutions provided by APM are as follows:

Key Benefits include:

  • Visualizing the server health and mapping of your application topology
  • Detecting slow performance of server by drilling down to code level detail
  • Monitoring main server metrics and trend performance
  • Sort out bottlenecks before they impact end users

Server Monitoring Tools Cannot Perform Automatic Application Discovery

With AppDynamics you can automatically detect, instrument, and map application topology, and know where the latency exists.

Most Server Monitoring Tools Do not Have Business Transaction Context

Application monitoring solutions can understand Business Transactions. This makes it a lot easier to optimize the performance critical bottlenecks based on which transactions they affect.

More About Server Monitoring

AppDynamics also offers the following functionality that are above and beyond the usual server monitoring tools . That includes:

  • Business Transaction context
  • Automated application discovery and mapping
  • Dynamic and comprehensive diagnostics
  • Proactive analytics-based alerting

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