Apr 29, 2022

Why monitoring Modern Data Stack is important ?

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In the Software Engineering world we have seen the value of automating the monitoring of the systems.

For example we can monitor when a website is not responding to a https request and then alert somebody to go and do something about it, before a user/customer finds the website is down.We can apply the same thinking in the data space.

We can automate the monitoring of when a load happens or more importantly when it doesnt.

This automated monitoring is even more important given the fact that the Modern Data Stack is the cobbling together of a stack of seperate products/technologies.

Automated monitoring can provide insight into which of the many jenga blocks caused a failure so we know where to start the remediation.
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