TLDR - Why don't you have monitoring yet?
Notifications make monitoring useful. When looking at it from a passive monitoring perspective using Prometheus, Alertmanager is a great service to leverage as it can hook into Slack, PagerDuty, or even SMS. Other times you may want to know when a client registers on your SaaS product, or when a client is attempting to leave. This is known as Application Performance Monitoring. One example in my trading bot is that whenever the bot executes a trade or a stoploss is invoked, send me a slack message. [Read More]