Use Case: Abnormal Latency

Grok detects a nuanced change in latency ahead of a major outage.

Description

A consumer products company is launching a new marketing program, supported by a promotional landing page on its website hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The seasoned IT team anticipates an increase in traffic and performed capacity planning accordingly, but the program is more successful than expected. After launch, the program drives a series of sudden spikes in traffic. Response times from the AWS Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) start to lag as it struggles to keep up.

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