Monitor every layer and tier of your Alibaba cloud deployments
eG Enterprise can monitor over 250+ different technology stacks, so you can:
Alibaba Cloud, founded in 2009, is a global leader in cloud computing and artificial intelligence. Alibaba Cloud offers a full range of secure and reliable cloud products and services for databases, networking, security, analytics & big data, domains & website management, application services, media services, middleware, and more.
CloudMonitor is Alibaba Cloud's built-in monitoring service that provides real-time monitoring and alerts for various cloud resources such as ECS instances, RDS instances, and SLB instances.
Information on CloudMonitor is available, here: CloudMonitor: Real Time Monitoring of Web Resources & Applications - Alibaba Cloud.
CloudMonitor is native to Alibaba Cloud and as such is inaccessible during Alibaba Cloud outages. For those delivering services run on Alibaba Cloud and handling end-user complaints the insights eG Enteprise can give on outages and services is very valuable.
Metric thresholds and alerts are configured out-of-the-box with dynamic baselining when using eG Enterprise. Removing the time and effort need to configure and maintain alerts in CloudMonitor.
eG Enterprise supports over 250+ technology stacks other than Alibaba Cloud whereas CloudMonitor is native to just Alibaba Cloud. This means you can use eG Enterprise to monitor and manage moving services onto and off Alibaba Cloud to assess the benefits of migration, monitor any other cloud or on-prem infrastructure you use in a single console.
CloudMonitor does not include synthetic testing and simulation tools.
Yes. Popular choices include:
More information on these tools and the pros and cons of Open-Source tools are given in the article, Top Freeware and Open-source IT Monitoring Tools | eG Innovations.
eG Enterprise supports agentless monitoring of the Alibaba cloud.
A single remote agent, deployed on a Windows host, makes REST API requests to the Alibaba cloud to pull a wealth of information related to the composition and performance of a configured cloud account.