Cloud Monitor, integrated with the strong data analysis capabilities of the Alibaba Cloud computing platform, is an achievement of Alibaba Group after many years of research on server monitoring technologies. Cloud Monitor provides cloud service monitoring, site monitoring, and custom monitoring to safeguard your products and business.

Cloud Monitor provides the following benefits:

Seamless integration

You can use Cloud Monitor immediately after you create an Alibaba Cloud account, without the need to activate Cloud Monitor. Cloud Monitor is seamlessly integrated with other Alibaba Cloud services. You can view the running status of your Alibaba Cloud services and configure alert rules for the services in the Cloud Monitor console after you activate and use the services.

Data visualization

Cloud Monitor uses dashboards to provide a rich array of monitoring charts. Cloud Monitor allows you to view dashboards in full screen and can automatically refresh monitoring data. This meets the need of monitoring data visualization in various scenarios.

Monitoring data processing

Cloud Monitor allows you to use dashboards to aggregate monitoring data by time or space.

Flexible alerting

Cloud Monitor provides the alert service. You can configure alert rules and alert notification methods for metrics. Cloud Monitor sends an alert notification immediately after a service exception occurs. This helps you detect and fix service exceptions and improves service availability.