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Manage Project Alerts

Zilliz Cloud offers two types of alerts for resource monitoring: Organization Alerts for billing-related matters and Project Alerts for operational performance of clusters in specific projects. For a quick reference, refer to Metrics & Alerts Reference.

This topic describes how to view and manage project alerts.

📘Notes

This feature is exclusively available to clusters in the Standard and Enterprise plans. For more information, see Select the Right Cluster Plan.

Overview

Below is a table outlining the default conditions for each default project alert.

When an alert in an ON status, the specified recipients will receive notifications once the conditions are met. You can edit an alert to change its status.

For more information about recommended actions, refer to Metrics & Alerts Reference.

Alert TargetUnitDefault Trigger Condition
CU Computation
%- WARNING: Trigger alerts at >70% utilized computational power for 10+ minutes.
- CRITICAL: Trigger alerts at >90% utilized computational power for 10+ minutes.
CU Capacity%- WARNING: Trigger alerts at >70% utilized CU capacity for 10+ minutes.
- CRITICAL: Trigger alerts at >90% utilized CU capacity for 10+ minutes.
Search (QPS)QPSTrigger WARNING alerts at >50 search operations per second for 10+ minutes.
Query (QPS)QPSTrigger WARNING alerts at >50 query operations per second for 10+ minutes.
Search Latency (P99)msTrigger WARNING alerts at P99 latency >1,000ms for 10+ minutes.
Query Latency (P99)msTrigger WARNING alerts at P99 latency >1,000ms for 10+ minutes.

Permissions:

  • View: Organization owners and project owners or members can view project alerts.

  • Configuration: Only organization or project owners can configure cluster alerts.

  • Receiving notifications: Available to any organization member if designated by the owner.

For more information on user roles, see User Roles.

View project alerts

Navigate to the Project Alerts page to view project alerts.

Components of an alert:

  • Alert Target: Preconfigured by Zilliz Cloud with trigger conditions and severity.

  • Status: Indicates if the alert is active (ON) or not. When an alert in an ON status, the specified recipients will receive notifications once the conditions are met.

  • Condition: Trigger conditions for the alert.

  • Severity Level: Categorized as WARNING or CRITICAL.

  • Receiver: Designated roles or email addresses for receiving notifications. You can also set up custom notification channels using webhooks. For more information, refer to Manage Notification Channels.

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Create a project alert

In addition to default project alerts, you can click + Alert to create an alert by customizing the alert type, severity level, alert condition, and notification recipients.

For supported custom alert targets, refer to Metrics & Alerts Reference.

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Edit a project alert

  • Customizations: Modify alert conditions, update notification recipients, and change the active status.

  • Restrictions: Alert target type and severity level are fixed and cannot be changed.

📘Notes

To quickly enable or disable an alert, you can select Enable or Disable from the Actions column.

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Enable or disable a project alert

To quickly enable or disable a project alert, select Enable or Disable from the Actions column.

📘Notes

Once an alert is disabled, you'll no longer receive alert notifications if alert conditions are met.

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Delete a project alert

Once a project alert is no longer needed, you can delete it.

🚧Warning

Once an alert is deleted, you'll no longer receive notifications for the alert target.

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View alert history

View triggered alerts on the Alert History tab, with filters for alert target, severity level, and time range.

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