As organizations move toward a new generation of distributed systems and microservice architecture, the DevOps world finds it increasingly difficult to keep up with the hybrid needs of today’s application monitoring, and the alerts it generates. Managing this aspect of IT infrastructure has DevOps professionals turning to up-and-coming serverless methodologies for this purpose.
The software implementing this process ranges from commercial to open source, and expensive to free. Let’s start by looking at the problem itself. What makes managing monitoring and alerts so difficult?