Effective Alerting in Practice

An Introductory Guide to Creating an Alerting Strategy for DevOps Teams


As software development moves faster and faster, alerting becomes an indispensable practice – more so than ever for modern DevOps teams. But how do we ensure that alerts are delivered in a timely manner, while preventing as many false alarms as possible? How do we make sure we’re not waking up our teams in the middle of the night without cause?

In this guide, we’ll walk you through how to create and manage an effective alerting strategy for your technology stack, including:

  • How shifts in modern technology stacks are leading to shifts in alerting strategies
  • Alerting best practices for dynamic and scaled environments
  • How to design and maintain an effective alerting system and avoid alert fatigue
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