Monitoring Web Server Metrics


Course Summary

Whether you’re using Apache or NGINX, the Elastic Stack is a powerful solution for monitoring the performance of your web servers. In this course, you will learn about the tools in the Elastic Stack that you can use to collect and track important metrics to maintain a healthy web server. You’ll also learn to detect anomalous activity, send alerts when you encounter a sudden surge in requests, and build visualizations so you can share your findings with your team. After completing this course, you will be able to use metrics to gain deeper insight into the health of your web server ecosystem.

Topics Covered

  • Web Server Metrics
  • Beats for Metrics Collection
  • Visualizing Metrics
  • Monitoring & Alerting
  • Anomaly Detection with Machine Learning

Course Details

This course is a module of the Metrics specialization. Find out how our focused Training Specializations can help you with your use case.


Software Developers and Engineers, Data Architects, System Administrators, DevOps


2-3 hours


We recommend taking the following foundational courses (or having equivalent knowledge):


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