Overview of continuous monitoring

CI and CD result in faster time-to-market. That being said, what if something goes wrong in this automated approach? Do we still need to do manual things or any automated or hybrid approach is available to monitor and manage this automation process?

Another question is what to monitor?

The following points can be some of the factors that needs monitoring:

  • Static code analysis – code is not up to the quality gate defined
  • Failure of the CI process
  • Infrastructure or platform issues where an application needs to be deployed
  • Application issues

If we observe properly, then it is all about notifications, infrastructure management, and application monitoring. We already configured notifications in VSTS for alerts ...

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