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To monitor or monitoring generally means to be aware of the state of a system, to observe a situation for any changes which may occur over time, using a monitor or measuring device of some sort. The term may refer to:

In science and technology[edit]

In medicine[edit]

In computing[edit]

  • Application performance monitoring, monitoring and management of performance and availability of software applications
  • Business transaction monitoring, managing information technology from a business transaction perspective
  • Network monitoring, systems that constantly monitors a computer network for slow or failing components and that notifies the network administrator
  • System monitoring, a process within a distributed system for collecting and storing state data
  • Website monitoring, the process of testing and verifying that end-users can interact with a website or web application as expected

In societal topics[edit]

In environmental topics[edit]

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