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go-check-plugins update

Hello. Mackerel team CRE id:a-know here bringing you this week’s updates. go-check-plugins update go-check-plugins has been updated to v0.32.0. The following functional changes were made. [check-http] Authentication information for Basic a…

The release of the Alert Status widget and more

Hello. CRE Nishiyama (id:tukaelu) here. The rugby world cup is really heating up. With Japan’s upset over Ireland, I really hope that they can advance for the first time! Now on to this week’s update information. The release of the Alert S…

Mackerel’s 5 year anniversary!

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. Mackerel Director id:daiksy here. Mackerel was officially released just five years ago on September 17th, 2014. The beta was first released in May of that year and received it’s official release after a fou…

Downtime feature release and more

Hello. CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. For a long time now we’ve been receiving many enthusiastic requests to release a downtime function that allows the user to stop monitoring at a specified time! Leading up until now, Mackerel has had sev…

Top-level tagging with Amazon API Gateway now supported and more

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. Recently, the summer heat has finally started to cool down. Now let’s take a look at the update information that has come out since our last announcement. Top-level tagging with Amazon API G…

Prices to be revised due to the consumption tax rate change

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. Due to the consumption tax rate changing from 8% to 10% starting October 1, 2019, the price of our Standard plan will also change in the following ways starting in October 2019. Standard Host unit cost Prev…

The official release of Anomaly Detection for roles and more

Hello. CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. This week is packed full of new announcements like the official release of Anomaly Detection for roles, AWS Integration support for Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose, OSS updates, and the Obon holiday break.…

mackerel-container-agent has been updated

Hello. CRE Nishiyama (id:tukaelu) here. Today is another humid one. At home I’ve been running the air conditioner and the dehumidifier. With Mackerel, I’ve been able to monitor my room temperature and humidity, but recently I’ve started to…

The channel settings screen can now be opened directly from the side menu

Hello. CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. Now that the rainy season has begun, the heat and humidity are in full swing. I hope everyone out there is able to keep cool. Recently, I’ve only been craving cold food, and apparently that can be a barom…

Anomaly Detection for Roles will become a paid feature starting August 2019

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. The other day, the beta version of Anomaly Detection for Roles was released for Mackerel. mackerel.io Based on the feedback we’ve received up to this point and improvements made, we believe that the quality…

Automatically switch themes to match macOS Dark Mode and more

Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. July has begun and the rain continues to fall, but summer feels like it’s just around the corner. Since this month marks the end of the 2019 fiscal year, the Mackerel team has been busy revising …

AWS Integration now supports EFS and more

Hello! My name is Nishiyama (id:tukaelu) and I joined the Mackerel team as a CRE in May. It’s hard to believe that 1 month has already passed since the start of the new Reiwa era, and it’s also been 1 month since I joined the Mackerel team…

AWS Step Functions Integration release and more

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. It is hot outside! For the past week, I’ve been rotating through the same Mackerel T-shirts and polo shirts to try and keep cool. Is summer only going to get hotter from here on out? I'm a l…

Monitor types now in panel display

Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here with this week’s update information. Monitor types now panel display The Create a New Monitor screen has been updated. Now, the types of monitors that can be created are displayed in a panel for e…

debug option added to mackerel-plugin-mysql and more

Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. The Mackerel team welcomes a new member! Nishiyama (id:tukaelu) joined in May as a CRE! Now we’re really going to step up our CRE activities. You’ll get to know Nishiyama through blogs, technical…

The micro host count is now displayed on the plan screen

Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Following a long Golden Week holiday, the Reiwa era has officially started. And Mackerel’s first announcement in the new era is about screen display changes following updates made to the billing …

The system will temporarily shut down for database maintenance on June 5th (Wed.) at 2:30 pm (JST)

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. The system will be temporarily suspended for maintenance according to the schedule below. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Scheduled date and time Ju…

Meet the new container-agent mascot and more

Mackerel Team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. To celebrate the recent release of our container-agent, we’ve created a new Mackerel character! As with our existing character agent-si, this new character will appear on service sites, stickers,…

SES now supported with AWS Integration and more

Mackerel Team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. As was previously announced the other day on this blog, the Mackerel billing system will be updated starting May 2019. A new unit called “micro hosts” will be applied to containers and some cloud…

The billing system will be updated to support containers and cloud components starting May 2019

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. Since the recent release of the public beta version of Mackerel’s container agent, the number of cases used in container environments has increased. mackerel.io In Mackerel’s existing billing system, all co…

【Advanced release notice】Specification changes to the organization’s notification disable setting

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. This is an advanced notice to inform you that changes will be made to the specifications of the notification disable function with the release on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The contents of these changes foll…

User information added to the payload of Webhook notifications and more

Mackerel Team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. The long Golden Week holiday is fast approaching and I am excited. The Mackerel business team will be participating at two events surrounding the extended holiday, the Gartner Conference 2019 and…

ECS now supported with AWS Integration and more

Mackerel Team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Earlier this year in February, the public beta version of Mackerel’s container agent was released. And with the growing interest in container monitoring, AWS Integration has now been updated to s…

Experimental Feature: Expression Monitoring was stopped from 4/2 to 4/3

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. Expression Monitoring, which is offered as an Experimental Feature, was stopped during the following time period. April 2 (Tuesday) 11:54 a.m. - April 3 (Wed) 5:49 p.m. (JST) This stoppage was caused by a m…

Monitoring for service metric interruption is now possible and more

Mackerel Team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Due to popular demand, we’ve released a function for service metric interruption monitoring. Service metrics are versatile because they can be posted using the API without having to go through th…

Release of mkr v0.35.1

Hello! Mackerel Team CRE id:a-know here. The weather has warmed up considerably and I’m beginning to see some cherry blossoms popping up here and there on my commute to work. Anyways, on to this week's release contents. Release of mkr v0.3…

Release of Anomaly Detection for roles and more

Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Thank you to everyone who came out to the Meetup last weekend. I hope everyone had a good time. The event report will be coming out soon, so be sure to keep a lookout for that. Last week we final…

New feature・How to use Anomaly Detection for roles

Hello. Mackerel Team Director id:daiksy here. The beta version of Mackerel’s new feature ‘Anomaly Detection for roles’ which uses machine learning is now being offered. You might have heard about the development of this feature at Meetup a…

cron and other batch jobs can now be monitored with the mkr wrap command and more

Mackerel team CRE Miura(id:missasan) here. As the end of the week approaches, we look forward to Mackerel Meetup # 13 Tokyo on March 1st (Friday). The number of LT spots has been increased. There’s still 1 open, so please apply! General p…

The release of Mackerel container agent (public beta) and more

Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. The long-awaited Mackerel container agent (public beta) has finally been released! Also, Mackerel Meetup #13 Tokyo is scheduled to be held on Friday, March 1st at the Tokyo office of Cybozu, Inc.…