SQS queue has high delay

Checks if an SQS queue delay has increased in the last 30 minutes by more than 50%, compared to the last 2 hours.

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Severity: CRITICAL
Interval: 15 minutes
Time slot: last 2 hours


Why do I see this?

One of your queues has a sudden increase in message age.

What does this mean?

The message age in one of your queues increased by more than 50% in the last 30 minutes compared to the last 2 hours.

SQS queue has high delay. How do I fix this?

Check if your message’s content changed in the timeframe with the higher delay.

This rule resolution is part of the Dashbird Serverless Well Architected Reports tool for AWS. Dashbird features a collection of rules and checks continuously applied to your infrastructure, surfacing ways to improve it.

Read more about the best-practices of monitoring SQS queues, identifying bottlenecks and issues and pre-empting problems automatically.

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