Kevin Dees is a speaker, entrepreneur, blogger, and developer. He’s best known for his work in WordPress and podcasting for the retired SitePoint show. Kevin has developed sites for the brands Verizon, Denny’s, RIDGID, Michelin, and others. Currently, he is working on TypeRocket which powers over 10,000 professional websites and products internationally.
If you need to do some very basic heartbeat checks on a basic web server, Apache or nginx, and automatically restart the server when you no longer receive 200 responses this simple CRON script might be what you need.