Craft a cloud performance metrics policy

Three proactive steps to ensure cloud performance: Monitoring, testing, and building a policy

From the developerWorks archives

Judith Myerson

Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: September 06, 2011

Often businesses and agencies use performance metrics to measure how well the system is performing; not as often do they use them to measure how well cloud services are performing. In this article, the author explains why it is best to be proactive using cloud performance metrics to fix the problems before service outages could happen and provides three proactive steps — on monitoring performance, testing performance, and crafting a cloud performance metrics policy — to help you avoid poor cloud performance.

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