UNIX Fault Management: A Guide for System Administration

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Prentice Hall PTR, 2000 - Computers - 353 pages
-- Establishing cost-effective, reliable system monitoring procedures on any UNIX system -- including clusters.
-- Identifying, investigating, and recovering from server problems.
-- Specific approaches to monitoring systems, disks, networks, applications, and databases -- including best practices for enterprise-class UNIX installations!

If you're responsible for maintaining the integrity and availability of a mission-critical UNIX system, this is the first book that brings together all the information you need most. UNIX Fault Management Administrator's Handbook describes exactly how to implement appropriate, cost-effective system monitoring on any UNIX server, including systems configured as high availability clusters. You'll find detailed descriptions of fault monitoring tools and monitoring frameworks to help you make better purchasing decisions; a detailed overview of the monitoring tasks operators perform; and specific techniques for investigating and recovering from problems. The book includes coverage of monitoring systems, disks, networks, applications, and databases, as well as specific fault management techniques for large-scale enterprises.

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Brad Stone and Julie Symons are UNIX professionals at Hewlett Packard in Cupertino, CA.

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