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Mastering Geoserver

By : Colin Henderson
Book Image

Mastering Geoserver

By: Colin Henderson

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Mastering GeoServer
About the Author
About the Reviewers

The GeoServer monitor extension

Installing the monitor extension is as straightforward as all the other GeoServer extensions. However, we have a choice to make about how we want to utilize the extension in production. The choice is in relation to how the data collected by the monitor extension is stored. There are two options:



Memory (default choice)

Monitor data is persisted in memory, only for the last 100 requests


All the request data is persisted to a database store using Hibernate

The monitor extension configuration controls the storage mechanism; however, we need to consider the options now as it will determine how we install and configure the extension. The choice is a trade-off between having a complete history of the requests made against our GeoServer, but at the expense of storage requirements, versus having a limited history of requests, but without any storage requirement. If we expect our server to get very high volumes of traffic, then we might not want...