As a reminder, our helloworld application has a very simple design:
All user traffic is going through an ELB instance. Since we use the HTTP to communicate, we can easily identify when something unexpected is happening.
If you take a closer look at the monitoring tab of one of your load balancer instances (http://amzn.to/2rsEaLY), you will see some of the top-level metrics you should care about:
While each application has its own behavior, an increase in latency or HTTP 5XXs is ...