A item that places limits or acceptable ranges of values on monitored conditions.
An upper limit. For example, in the Source View, any line of code that exceeds a threshold of resource usage is flagged in the display.
(1) In NetView, a percentage value, set for a resource and compared to a calculated error-to-traffic ratio. (2) In NPM, high or low values supplied by the user to monitor data and statistics being collected.
The level at which a Partnership is enforcing the speed limit, i.e. how many miles per hour over the limit before prosecution or camera activation occurs.
In software products, a value that defines a limit for a monitored condition. The monitored condition, the significance of the limit, and the particular software product's response when the monitored condition reaches the specified threshold vary widely according to product.
A limit you can set on a metric. If that limit is crossed, an action you previously specified is taken. For example, you could set a threshold of 90% capacity on some or all of your disks, with the action being to run a command that moves some files off that disk.
The uppermost limit of ability
In SiteScope, refers to the logical condition that determines if a monitor measurement is reported as an error, warning, or good status. You can set thresholds for each of the three conditions for each monitor.