Alerting on Issues with Prometheus Alertmanager

Alerts are an important way to keep your system running. This course will teach you how to configure Prometheus Alertmanager. You'll learn to send alerts through email and slack, as well as management strategies for grouping and silencing alerts.
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Rating
(13)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 25, 2021
Duration
1h 5m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(13)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 25, 2021
Duration
1h 5m
Description

It’s great to have monitoring set up, but how can you keep alerts meaningful? Too many and people start to ignore them - too few and you may miss things that need to be fixed. In this course, Alerting on Issues with Prometheus Alertmanager, you’ll learn to manage alerts in a way that makes sense for your situation. First, you’ll explore alerting principles and set up the Alertmanager application. Next, you’ll discover receivers and how to use them to send alerts through different channels like email and instant messaging. Finally, you’ll learn how to effectively manage your alerts with features like grouping related alerts and silencing duplicates. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of alerting needed to configure Alertmanager in a way that makes sense for your situation and adds value to your organization.

About the author
About the author

Craig is passionate about solving problems with the right tools. He has a bachelor's and master's degree in computer science with extensive experience in AWS, microservices, and artificial intelligence. Craig enjoys teaching and mentoring others so they can save time and accomplish their goals faster.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Craig Golightly, and welcome to my course, Alerting on Issues with Prometheus Alertmanager. I am a senior software consultant. It's great to have monitoring set up, but how can you keep alerts meaningful? Too many alerts, and people start to ignore them. Too few alerts, and you may miss things that need to be fixed. In this course, you're going to learn how to use Alertmanager to send alerts through a variety of receivers, including email and Slack, and how to customize the timing and grouping of those notifications. Some of the major topics that we will cover include alerting principles, Alertmanager setup, and customizing alert delivery. By the end of this course, you'll be able to set up and configure Alertmanager to send alerts to different teams or topics with a variety of receivers, including email and Slack. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about Alertmanager with the Alerting on Issues with Prometheus Alertmanager course, at Pluralsight.