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Primary mentor


Ian Bacher

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Background

As OpenMRS implementations mature and especially when they grow to using multiple, potentially geographically separate, servers, real-time system monitoring becomes increasingly important to ensure optimal system uptime and performance.  Tools like Nagios, OpenNMS, Munin, Cacti, etc. are commonly used for infrastructure monitoring.  While these tools can be manually configured to monitor many aspects of an OpenMRS server, the goal of this project is to create a module to facilitate server monitoring by exposing many of the key server metrics through a monitor-friendly web page or pages (i.e., plain text, JSON, or – even better – any standardized monitoring spec that can be easily consumed by monitoring tools).

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