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You can now specify a list of email address domains for sending invitations etc.

Only 2 more weeks until our 200th week of consecutive releases! Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Here is this week’s update information. You can now specify a list of email address domains for sending invitations It is no…

The system will temporarily shut down for database maintenance on 7/18 (Wed.)

Mackerel Product Manager id:Songmu here. As stated in the title, system maintenance is scheduled to be carried out this month. Because this maintenance will require the system to be temporarily shut down for a relatively long period of tim…

A check plugin to monitor the SSL certificate expiration date etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. So far, Mackerel has been developing with a goal of making a release every week. In fact, this week marks 197 consecutive weeks of releases! Only 3 more weeks until we reach the big 200. H…

Communication via TLS 1.0 has stopped

mackerel.io As previously announced, encrypted communication via TLS 1.0 has been stopped as of today (June 6th). Browsing for mackerel.io will no longer be available with older OS / browsers that do not support TLS 1.1 or later. Additiona…

You can now create / delete services from the API

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Last week, Mackerel attended the AWS Summit 2018 Tokyo. The event had a huge turnout and there was a constant stream of visitors at the Mackerel booth. It was a great opportunity not only …

You can now delete selected metrics from graph definitions

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. This week, Mackerel will be running a booth at the AWS Summit 2018 Tokyo. www.awssummit.tokyo (Japanese only) Be sure to visit us at the booth during the event and pick up one of the new M…

Aurora PostgreSQL is now supported with mackerel-plugin-aws-rds etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. The Mackerel team has developed a custom scrum that best fits the Mackerel team. Wherein, one of the roles of the CRE is to pass on user feedback to the development team. As a rookie CRE, …

Revisions to Mackerel’s Terms of Service

Today, revisions were made to the Mackerel Terms of Service in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Rules (GDPR). A brief description of the content revised follows below. Terms of Service Japanese version In Article 2 (Definitio…

Titles can now be configured for graphboard graphs etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. The Cloud Computing EXPO ran for 3 days last week. At the event, I got to meet and talk with a lot of new faces. Hopefully, some of them became fans of Mackerel! There were quite a few peo…

Parentheses and indentations are now automatically completed and performed in the expression monitoring editor etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. How was everyone’s Golden Week? Last month, I attended Mackerel's Drinkup for the first time and was able to experience the charm of the Mackerel community. (Everyone is so nice!) And now …

Notice of closure for the support window during Golden Week

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. This announcement was previously made earlier this week in our update announcement blog post below. mackerel.io Official Mackerel support (the "Feedback" option displayed in the upper right corner of the he…

A plugin to fetch metrics for AWS Step Functions has been added etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. At last, the long awaited Golden Week begins this weekend! I feel like going to a wide open field or a park with lots of trees to take pictures of the all the lush greenery this Spring sea…

User-Agent can now be specified in the HTTP request header for external monitoring etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. We’re already halfway through the month of April and the Mackerel team is gearing up for several upcoming events scheduled for May and June. Also, new giveaway items are in the works, so l…

TLS1.0 will stop on June 6th, 2018 (Wed.)

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. As stated in the title, we will stop encrypted communication via TLS 1.0 on June 6th, 2018 (Wednesday). Reason for stopping TLS 1.0 is an outdated encryption protocol and several vulnerabilities have alread…

mkr hosts command return time format to change etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Starting in April, Hatena welcomed its’ new members to the company and a fresh energy is in the air. Spring is the season of new things and meeting new people. And on that note, Mackerel i…

Upgrade option now available with mkr v0.28.0 release etc.

Hello there! My name is Miura (id:missasan) and I recently joined the Mackerel team as a CRE. It’s been just about a month since joining the company and this is my first update announcement. I think there will be plenty of opportunities to…

You can now change the number of display graph columns with keyboard shortcuts etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. I hope you all have had the chance to enjoy the cherry blossoms. I was thinking about going to relax in the park near my house this next weekend, but I'm a little worried they might all be g…

Announcement regarding improvements to mackerel-agent’s Linux memory usage rate calculation method and specification adjustments

As stated in the title, with this week’s release of mackerel-agent v0.54.0, the calculation method for the memory usage rate in the new Linux has changed. With this new support, calculation of the memory usage rate is now more accurate tha…

Updates for Mackerel related OSS etc.

Updates for Mackerel related OSS Updates for various Mackerel related OSS were made this week and the details follow below. A big thanks to everyone who contributed! mackerel-agent v0.53.0 Now supported with Amazon EC2 C5 instances. EC2 In…

Improvements are constantly being made to the Mackerel UI

Hello! Mackerel Team Director id:daiksy here. In Japan, we use the expression “Sankanshion” to describe the changing weather one often experiences around late Winter and early Spring. The temperature changes are intense here, but it seems …

Metric graphs can now be displayed in 4 columns etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. Although the morning hours are still pretty chilly, the temperature is finally starting to feel a little spring-like. I’ve never had pollen allergies before, but this year my nose is itchy..…

Notice of database maintenance completion

Mackerel Team Director id:daiksy here. This is an announcement to report that the planned database maintenance scheduled for February 27th, 2018 (Tue) was successfully completed without incident. On the day of, maintenance started on sched…

You can now create monitoring rules with a single threshold of either Warning or Critical etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE, Inoue (id:a-know) here with this week’s update information. You can now create monitoring rules with a single threshold of either Warning or Critical Monitoring rules allow you to specify the conditions for genera…

Timed mute can now be set per monitoring rule etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE, Inoue (id:a-know) here. Last week, we ran a booth at the Developers Summit 2018. デブサミの2日間。Mackerelブースでお待ちしています! #devsumi #mackerelio pic.twitter.com/3EIo4M8H4b— mackerel (ja) (@mackerelio_jp) …

Specifications for the average value calculation method of metric monitoring have been adjusted & notes can now be configured in check monitoring etc.

Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. Hello! "Mackerel Meetup # 11", an official Mackerel event, was held this Monday the 5th. The following is the report that I wrote the day after the event. (Japanese only) mackerel.io Even some part…

Graphs can now be shared with people who don’t have accounts etc.

Hello! Mackerel Team Director id:daiksy here. Here is this week’s update information. Graphs can now be shared with people who don’t have accounts Mackerel has a graph sharing feature which allows graphs to be viewed in places other than f…

Announcement concerning specification adjustments to the average value calculation method of metric monitoring

Mackerel Sub Producer id:Songmu here. As stated in the title, this is an announcement concerning adjustments made to the specifications of the average value calculation method for metric monitoring. Overview The average value calculation m…

On 2/27 (Tuesday) the system will temporarily shutdown for database maintenance

Mackerel Product Owner id:Songmu here. As stated in the title, system maintenance is scheduled to be carried out this month. Because this maintenance will require the system to be temporarily shutdown for a relatively long period of time, …

The metric retention period and the period to check metrics of 1 min granularity have been extended etc.

Mackerel users, thanks for waiting! The following large updates were made regarding metric retention with Mackerel. The Standard plan’s metric retention period has been extended to【460 days】 (previously【400 days】). The period to check …

Command line tool・mkr now included in the package for Windows etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. I thought this week was going to start off with a big cold front, but it turned out warming up quite a bit, with weather comparable to that of the month of March. With these changes, it’s be…