Service Level Metrics for Middleware and Server Performance Monitoring


Below are examples of metrics and measures  that are common when looking at IT infrastructure, middleware, and server performance.

Why People Use These Metrics

These metrics are useful when:

  • Considering service level metrics for infrastructure hosting providers and applications.
  • What to charge clients based on usage of infrastructure services.
  • Quality, stability, and capacity of infrastructure services

Metrics

  • Disk space utilization (we want to check utilization and growth over time). Check space utilization on specific partitions like ones for log files and critical application server files
  • Number of middleware related incidents (errors, problems, etc.) and source of incidents (monitoring, clients, users, etc)
  • Throughput of requests
  • Up time
  • Input / Output – bytes received/transmitted per second
  • Usage thresholds for various performance measures related to CPU, memory, disk, network, failed transactions
  • CPU, memory, disk, network, failed transactions (%) over time
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