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Multiwindow, Multi-Burn-Rate Alerts in DataDog

I used to pay little attention to automated alerts before. Until I started to be On-Call regularly, that is. Such a powerful motivator! Few things sharpen your thoughts regarding Type I and Type II errors more than waking up at three in the morning due to a misconfigured alert.

Since then, I’ve written and spoken about alerting. You’d think there’s only so much so can say about the…




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Mario Fernández

Mario Fernández

I develop software for a living. Then I go home and I continue reading about software, because I just cannot get enough. Nowadays I work for ThoughtWorks.

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