Monitoring with Claspin

October 29th, 2012

Facebook is using heatmaps to monitor its thousands of servers and services. They built their own tool for that, Claspin, and recently explained it a bit: Monitoring cache with Claspin.

That’s an awesome approach to proactive monitoring, and very slick UI to present the tribal knowledge about bad values in servers. I wonder if they’re also using it to monitor end to end services, or that’s something they don’t need, and only a more traditional enterprise company might need.

More coverage also in GigaOm and TechCrunch.

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