Integrate Amazon SNS with Downtime Alert

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About Amazon SNS

The Amazon SNS platform (SNS) is a web service that enables you to send an SMS or a text-enabled mobile push notification to targeted subscribers.

About Downtime Alert

'Down Time Alert' is our own website monitoring service that watches your website 24/7/365 and notifies you whenever your website goes down.

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  • Triggers
  • New Subscription

    Triggers when you add a new subscription.

  • New Topic

    Triggers when you add a new topic.

  • Website Down

    Trigger whenever your website is down.

  • Actions
  • Create Message

    Create a new message.

  • Create Topic

    Create a new topic.

How Amazon SNS & Downtime Alert Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Amazon SNS as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Downtime Alert as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from Amazon SNS to Downtime Alert.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Amazon SNS and Downtime Alert

In this paper I will discuss how Amazon SNS and Downtime Alert can be integrated to improve Amazon EC2 services. First, I will give a brief overview of what Amazon SNS and Downtime Alert are. Then I will go into the integration of these services to create a more efficient and cost effective method for users when deploying applications on Amazon EC2.

    What is Amazon SNS?

Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS. is a web service that enables developers to build distributed, fault-tolerant, large-scale push messaging applications using familiar web development technologies such as HTTP/HTTPS. SNS provides a highly available notification delivery platform that is optimized for mobile devices.

    What is Downtime Alert?

Downtime Alert is a cloud monitoring tool that notifies you if one or more of your web applications goes down. You can use it for free up to 5 minutes per month and it has a free tier if you need more than 5 minutes.

    Integration of Amazon SNS and Downtime Alert

If you have an application in your AWS account, you can set up Downtime Alert to notify you if that application stops working. This means that if one or more instances in your application fails, Downtime Alert will send you an alert message on your phone or email address. You can then know instantly about the problem and take corrective actions to get your application up and running again.Using Amazon SNS, you can schedule the delivery of messages to subscribers. Whenever there is a change in the status of an application, you can send an alert message to subscribers informing them about the problem. For example, if there is a power failure in the data center where your application is deployed, you can send a Downtime Alert notification to the subscribers who will then be warned and take appropriate actions.A good practice is to integrate these two services so that you can receive a single notification when there is a problem with any of your applications. In addition, you can store the notification from Downtime Alert in your Amazon S3 bucket for later use.

    Benefits of Integration of Amazon SNS and Downtime Alert

Integrating these two services has the following benefits:

  • Get notified faster. If there is a problem with any of your applications, these two services will notify you faster than taking action manually through the Amazon EC2 console or CloudWatch. Using the console, it may take up to 30 minutes for you to notice a problem and take corrective action while with these services you will be notified within seconds of the problem occurring.
  • Reduced effort. If you use Amazon SNS and Downtime Alert together, you will not have to manually check every instance of your application throughout the day to ensure that it is running properly. As soon as an instance fails to respond or becomes unresponsive, Downtime Alert will send you notifications immediately via SMS or email so that you can quickly take corrective actions.
  • Cost reduction. You do not have to use multiple tools to monitor your applications. You just have to have one tool-Downtime Alert-to monitor all your applications at once without paying extra money. There is no additional cost for integration as long as both services are used in the same AWS account.

4. Storing notifications. If the notifications received from Downtime Alert are saved in an Amazon S3 bucket, you will never lose them because they are automatically stored in the bucket by Downtime Alert and will be available even after the alert is received. This enables you to see past alerts in case they are needed again for future reference.Since integration of these two services provides several advantages, I encourage users to integrate them into their existing environments for better monitoring of application status. This will help users in reducing costs and improving application reliability over time.

I hope that this paper was informative and useful. I encourage readers to try out these two services and see how well they work together and how much they simplify the process of monitoring application status on Amazon EC2.

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Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on November 09,2022 06:11 pm