Describing Distributed Systems

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Distributed systems involves numerous computers that work together but appear as only a single computer to the operator. In this course, you'll learn about distributed systems can provide numerous benefits including performance, availability, and autonomy. You'll also explore distributed systems in greater detail, and learn strategies and best practices for monitoring them.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    provide an overview of distributed systems
    provide an overview of the four basic architecture models - client/server, three-tier, n-tier, and peer-to-peer
    describe the benefits of monitoring including tracking long term trends, testing performance, alerting, business analytics, and improved debugging
    describe the importance of monitoring such as analyzing long-term trends, alerting, and building dashboards
    differentiate between whitebox and blackbox monitoring
    provide an overview of monitoring dashboards including what they are, why we use them, and common elements of a dashboard
  • differentiate between events, alerts, and incidents
    describe the importance of conducting ad hoc retrospective analysis
    recognize best practices when it comes to general system monitoring
    recognize considerations for a successful monitoring strategy for establishing a reliable network
    describe the importance of setting reasonable expectations for monitoring
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    Course Overview
    1m 21s
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    Working with Distributed Systems
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    Types of Distributed Systems
    3m 35s
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    Benefits of Monitoring
    3m 43s
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    Importance of Monitoring Distributed Systems
    2m 56s
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    Whitebox vs. Blackbox Monitoring
    2m 51s
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    Monitoring Dashboards
    3m 45s
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    Events, Alerts, and Incidents
    2m 47s
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    Retrospective Analysis
    3m 41s
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    Monitoring Best Practices
    2m 57s
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    Monitoring Strategies
    5m 36s
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    Expectations for Monitoring
    3m 2s
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    13. 
    Course Summary
    1m 5s

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