This chapter sets out to achieve the following:
A critical insight into what is really important to monitor in an OpenStack cloud.
A set of best practices to implement in a monitoring system. We will provide some example specifications to get you started and allow you to adjust them to meet your enterprise operation needs.
Recommendations based on real-life examples of how to do effective capacity planning in an elastic cloud environment such as OpenStack.
A broad understanding of some of the tools used in OpenStack operations, both open source and commercial.