Monitoring is a critical component of literally any application stack. Without the ability to see how Go applications perform and get notified in case of an availability or performance problem, it would be impossible to take timely action. Any downtime or performance regression can have a significant impact on the business.
Profiling tools are a critical part of application development and operations. Problems, such as memory leaks or high CPU load, may make applications, developed over the course of serval months, unusable in minutes. Problems like this are very hard to localize and fix without special tools, such as profilers.
Every error, exception or crash in a production application can directly affect the customer experience. To improve application quality, errors and crashes should be continuously detected and eliminated. To do this efficiently, the following information is necessary:
Any business-critical production application is accompanied by monitoring and alerting. If not, the downtime or performance issues will stay unnoticed for longer, which will obviously negatively impact any organization.