So you've got some high end servers running with some dual power supplies for ultra high availability. Great! Now here is the thing, when one of them fails, how will you know? Maybe it makes a beeping sound, but is that good enough?
It's not good enough for Tummy, we are all about proactive monitoring the health of our servers, from the power supply all the way up to the application (Plus I'm half-deaf and can't hear those beeps). I wrote an article on the technical aspects of how we do this, and shared the Nagios plugin I wrote for other sysadmins with similar hardware to use. Read the Article.comments powered by Disqus