Provides unlimited growth, easy upgrades with little to no impact, redundancy, and extreme flexibility!
By using message queues, you control the application remotely without exposing the system through the firewall
Never worry about forgetting to add a new check to a newly added service or system.
Vmware ESX Module - If the esx host is down, should you be alerted to all the vm's on that host that are down as well?
Abstraction layers don't pidgin hole you into specific setups. For example, use a MySQL backend, or an oracle one. It's your choice.