Monitoring and Alerting Best Practices Guide

Optimize your alerting strategy to free up time in your day.

Alerting is an essential way to prevent downtime, but it can also be one of the most frustrating and time-consuming parts of your job. So how can you optimize your monitoring and alerting strategy? Follow the best practices outlined in this guide & ensure three essential outcomes:

  • Monitor to catch critical conditions and alert the right people
  • Reduce noise so you and your team are not needlessly disrupted
  • Spend less time managing alerts and more time doing what you love
Monitoring Alerting Best Practices Guide

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In this guide, you’ll learn:

  • How to avoid an alert system failure
  • How to set up alerts
    • Establish alert routing and escalation chains
    • Structure effective alert messages
  • Alerting best practices
    • Handle alerts properly
    • Set and tune alert thresholds
    • Avoid alert fatigue and alert storms
    • Learn from missed alerts
  • The future of alerting
    • Examine the role of AIOps in self-healing IT infrastructures

Comprehensive AIOps for monitoring

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On-demand webinar: Best Practices for Effective IT Alerting

Taking the time to properly set up and tune alerts will ultimately save you more time in the long run and help ensure that any alerts you do receive are useful and actionable. In this webinar, you’ll learn best practices for optimizing your alerting strategy and downtime management.

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