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Using a Systems Monitoring Database for IDS (K02)

Topic: Informix

Subtopic: 2007

DATE: 2007-5-7 (11:10 AM - 12:10 PM)
SPEAKERS: Walter Milan (Hilton Hotels Corporation)

Using a Systems Monitoring (Sysmon) database to monitor your Informix Installations provides historical data for trending, forecasting, and problem resolution. This presentation shows how the DBA team at Hilton Hotels Corp. created and use the Sysmon Database for tracking OS, database and application statistics. It also demostrates the web interface they developed for graphing and reporting on the statistics. I addition, the data tracked can be used to look for potential problems and problem resolution.

EXP. LEVEL: Intermediate


The Sysmon architecture and data schema

What data is collected and how often. Relationships between the metrics

The web interface

Sample email reports and alerts

Examples of problem resolution

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