Ethan Banks of Ethan Banks on Technology comments:
Shiny red lights and sundry messages can tell us when a transaction time is too high, an interface is dropping too many packets, database commits are taking too long, or a WAN link’s jitter just went south. That information is wonderful, but doesn’t resolve the issue. A course of action is required.
An interesting problem. Should a system just tell you things are broken? Or tell you that it fixed the broken things?
Read more at: Should Monitoring Systems Also Perform Mitigation?