This article is part of a series on monitoring.
In the old days we just had to manage a single mainframe and a private network with terminals and printers. Now technology has evolved into service oriented, REST-api based, lightweight, runs in the cloud and communicates with tens of other services. Developing these services takes a week and deployment is fully automated. So the Agile DevOps factory is spitting out new services every minute.
This results in a higly dynamic environment and it becomes a real challenge to manage thousands of micro services. How do you get an overview on the current state of your system. That is what the next video explains.