This is a guest blog from AppFirst, a SoftLayer Tech Marketplace Partner specializing in managing servers and applications with a SaaS-based monitoring solution.
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How You Should Approach Monitoring in the Cloud
Monitoring in the cloud may sound like it’s easy, but there’s one important thing you need to know before you get started: traditional monitoring techniques simply don’t work when you’re in the cloud.
“But why?” you may ask. “Why can’t I use Polling and Byte Code Injection in my cloud infrastructure?”