Use Slack bot to monitor the server I used to install Datadog or other SaaS to monitor my Linux boxes on the cloud. Most times they are just overkill for my tiny servers with only 1GB or 2GB memory. Actually what I am most interested is the up-and-running processes, or/and the exact memory usage. And I need a mobile solution to monitor on-the-go. Now with the coming of Slack bot, and its real time Python client, I can just use a simple Python script to realize the purposes. from slackclient import SlackClientfrom subprocess import getoutputimport loggingimport timemessage_channel = '#my-server-001'api_key = 'xoxb-slack-token'client = SlackClient(api_key)if client.rtm_connect(): while True: last_read = ...