"With microservices every outage is like a murder mystery" is a common complaint. But it doesn't have to be! This talk gives an overview on how to monitor distributed applications. We dive into:

System metrics: Keep track of network traffic and system load.

Application logs: Collect structured logs in a central location.

Uptime monitoring: Ping services and actively monitor their availability and response time.

Application metrics: Get metrics and health via REST or JMX.

Request tracing: Trace requests through a distributed system and Zipkin to show how long each call takes. And we will do all of that live, since it is so easy and much more interactive that way.


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Mike at 08:55 on 16 Apr 2018

Great talk. Very interesting everything we can get when monitoring our services.

Brave, practical and interesting talk from Phillipp

Joan at 19:27 on 16 Apr 2018

Brilliant talk and interesting.