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Strange overload on apache2 web server [closed]

I recently inherited a web server setup from another developer. Its basically the following: 2 web servers running apache 2 2 load balancers running nginx 2 database servers running MySQL Every week ...
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Considering no website/service is 100% up, how do systems measure web downtime with precision?

I think the title speaks for itself. But, to give an example: In a recent post, 37 signals show it's real downtime and compares with other web services. They get very few down time and probably most ...
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Should I leave my hosting provider

I have my website hosted with a hosting provider and they have recently had a serious outage. So at the moment it is at 48 hours and counting where I can't access email, http or ftp. I'm obviously ...
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Is reading the HTTP GET response enough to know if the server is up?

I want to make sure the site is UP and running. Is reading the HTTP GET Response enough? What does services like PingDom test?
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Simple web server monitoring (alive)

Any tip about software to monitor if a web server is up and running on linux ? It should be able to run with not knowing anything more than the URL. And it must have functionality to send an email ...