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A health diagnostic system capable for monitoring the health condition of computing device on a network is disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a computing device is installed a module that can provoke the monitoring process that periodically samples values representing the health condition of the computing device. The sampled values are then sent back to the monitoring server for analysis. Meanwhile a monitoring server receives the sampled values and performs data analysis to determine if the computing device is in a good/poor condition based on historic data that are further used to predicate what the remaining time is for the computing device to actually break down so that necessary measures may be taken to prevent an actual breakdown.

Title
Method and architecture for monitoring the health of servers across data networks
Application Number
9/540154
Publication Number
6738811 (B1)
Application Date
March 31, 2000
Publication Date
May 18, 2004
Inventor
Charles Liang
Fremont
CA, US
Agent
Pacific Law Group
US
Agent
C P Chang
US
Joe Zheng
US
Assignee
Supermicro Computer
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/173
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