CHECKLIST

Preparing for Spikes in Web Traffic

Validate that your systems and on-call team are prepared for spikes in web traffic with this comprehensive checklist.

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Ensure Peak Readiness for Spikes in Web Traffic:

  • Leave no resource unaccounted for by consulting our list of metrics and alerts.
  • Coordinate across teams with a comprehensive logistics plan covering proper timelines, roles and responsibilities, and comms guidelines.
  • Ensure your on-call team knows exactly what to do should an incident arise by validating your processes against our checklist.

With increasingly complex systems, traffic spikes can seriously compromise reliability. It’s crucial for engineering teams to create and follow a robust preparation plan.

While we selected Black Friday as our use case example, you can use this checklist to prepare for any spikes in web traffic.

Download our comprehensive checklist to ensure that nothing slips through the cracks while preparing your resources, processes, and logistics for peak traffic.

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  • Amazon
  • Netflix
  • SalesForce

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