Ability to specify multiple server alert thresholds
I have many monitors setup for my cloud servers (usually three for each service I'm watching) and I would like the ability to specify how many locations report an error before sending a notification.
I get many false positive alerts when only 1 of the 3 monitoring locations detects a hiccup but the other two are fine.
Robert is correct, the alarm DSL supports a concept of “consistency level”. A consistency level of QUORUM (the default) requires that an issue be observed from more than half of the configured monitoring zones before an alert is generated. Other options are ONE (alert as soon as one zone fails) and ALL (alert only when all zones fail).
Robert Navarro commented
Actually it looks like this can be done today: