Patent Number: 8,719,406

Title: Selectively monitoring a service endpoint of an information technology system

Abstract: The present invention relates to the technical field of performance management for IT systems. More particularly, the present invention relates to a technology of performing monitoring on demand for a complex IT system. According to one aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method of system monitoring that includes: monitoring a performance parameter of a client of the system, determining, based on the performance parameter of the client, whether to monitor a service endpoint directly called by the client, locating the service endpoint to be monitored in response to a determination to monitor the service endpoint directly called by the client, and monitoring a performance parameter of the service endpoint.

Inventors: Gao; Peng (Beijing, CN), Han; Peng (Beijing, CN), Xiao; Hang (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Xia (Beijing, CN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 15/173 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018