JvCache comes with powerful GUI based tools (JvCache Manager and JvCache Monitor) that let you easily manage and monitor performance of cache clusters and even remote cache clients. Additionally, JvCache provides you command line tools to let you automate your routine administration tasks through scripting.
JvCache Monitor is a performance monitoring tool with a powerful and flexible dashboard style GUI for monitoring performance of cache clusters and remote cache clients. And, you can run JvCache Monitor from a single central location and monitor everything remotely. Here are a few things you can monitor:
JvCache Manager lets you create and administer cache clusters from a single location remotely. JvCache Manager has an explorer style GUI that lets you to perform pretty much all the administration tasks seamlessly. Here are some operations you can perform:
In addition to providing its own powerful monitoring capabilities, JvCache also provides management and performance monitoring through JMX using various console applications like JConsole. By using applications like JConsole you can get detailed statistical information about cache performance and monitor it.
If JvCache cluster is running on Windows, JvCache logs important events in the Windows Event Log. This allows you to monitor all such events through Windows Event Viewer or any third party tools for it. Some of the events that are logged included:
JvCache provides email notifications on various events generated by the cache cluster. You can also use third-party tools to receive emails on events logged to Windows Events or SNMP. You can get notified via email whenever any of the following happens:
JvCache provides a rich set of command line tools written in Java so they run on both Windows and Unix. You can write automation scripts where you can call these tools for routine administration tasks. Additionally, JvCache provides a stress testing tool to let you quickly test and verify JvCache performance under stress in your own environment. Here are some of the command line tools provided to you with JvCache: