Monitoring for "E-Tailers"

As we sit in the midst of record traffic and holiday rushes online, as people scramble to get their gifts ordered and shipped before time runs out, I recently wrote a piece for Retail Info Sys News, talking about various best practices for monitoring web operations during the holiday rush. The folks at circonus asked me to expand on that, which I did in this guest post on the Circonus blog. If you run web operations, do e-commerce, or are just wondering about what goes on behind the scenes, I’d encourage you to check it out.