Alert noise is a common problem for IT teams that monitor and manage complex systems. Excessive unactionable alerts triggered by various sources, such as applications, servers, network devices, etc., can cause alert fatigue. The higher volume of alerts can be overwhelming, reducing the ability to respond to critical alerts.
One event of possible alert noise is during scheduled maintenance, awhich is a common practice in the digital realm.
Maintaining operational continuity is non-negotiable. Here are a few common use cases that demonstrate the challenges of alert noise faced during scheduled maintenance.
Squadcast's suppression rules offer granular control for muting alerts from various sources. You can use these rules to focus on maintenance tasks without getting overwhelmed by unactionable alerts. They can be applied to entire services, multiple alert sources, specific variables, or combinations to suit your needs.
You can suppress unwanted alerts with Alert Suppression.
Impact: Alert Suppression reduces alert noise during maintenance ensuring you receive only important alerts. However, it's important to note that
Any downtime or disruption can have a ripple effect on your business. But what happens when you need to make improvements or perform maintenance on a specific part of your infrastructure without causing unnecessary alert noise?
Squadcast offers a practical solution through automation rules, specifically suppression rules. These rules allow you to gain granular control over alert noise during maintenance periods without sacrificing overall system monitoring.
So, you can now create an environment that promotes focused Incident Response and facilitates an enhanced Incident Management experience.
Squadcast is a Reliability Workflow platform that integrates On-Call alerting and Incident Management along with SRE workflows in one offering. Designed for a zero-friction setup, ease of use and clean UI, it helps developers, SREs and On-Call teams proactively respond to outages and create a culture of learning and continuous improvement.