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You can now have notifications sent to notification channels for events such as host status changes etc. 

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. It certainly seems as though winter has arrived as temperatures drop all around the country today. This morning I pulled out my winter gloves without evening thinking about it. The air seems…

Plugin installer feature added to the mkr・CLI tool etc.

Yesterday, we issued a press release as a company announcing the release of a new feature for cloud providers, "Cloud Provider Integration". hatenacorp.jp (Japanese only) As the first step in providing this "Cloud Provider integration" fea…

Introducing the Keyboard shortcut feature etc.

On Tuesday, October 31st, Mackerel ran a booth at the AWS CloudRoadShow in Fukuoka. We received so many visitors! Thank you to everyone who stopped by! Now for this week’s update information. Keyboard shortcuts have been implemented Much l…

Commands can now be invoked based on check monitoring results etc.

Last week, we made an announcement regarding the termination of the “im.kayac” service (Termination schedule for the notification channel "im.kayac" - Mackerel blog #mackerelio). And as scheduled, the feature became unavailable as a notifi…

AWS Integration now supports NLB etc.

As announced on this blog the other day, the im.kayac.com service, one of Mackerel’s integratable notification partners, is ending on October 31st, 2017. Accompanying this, the im.kayac feature will no longer be available as a Mackerel not…

Termination schedule for the notification channel "im.kayac"

Service for im.kayac.com, one of Mackerel’s notification partners, will end on October 31st, 2017. Additionally, integration with Mackerel will also be ending according to the following schedule. The im.kayac feature will no longer be avai…

Response time measurement specifications adjusted for URL external monitoring・ Temporary countermeasures for .io domain malfunctions to be restored etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. It’s starting to get pretty cold outside. Plus, it seems like we are in for some rain. People often refer to server monitoring as “a health examination for your server”, but since the season…

mackerel-agent has been updated with countermeasures for .io domain malfunctions

Yesterday we celebrated Mackerel Day, our third year anniversary event marking the official release of Mackerel. mackerelio.connpass.com (Japanese only) Thanks to all of you, the event was a huge success that showcased great presentations …

Advance notice regarding the adjustment of response time measurement specifications for URL external monitoring

Mackerel sub-producer id:Songmu here. On Thursday, October 12th, we will be adjusting specifications in relation to the URL external monitoring response time measurement. These adjustments are scheduled to be released between the hours of …

A revised version of the Mackerel Terms of Service is available as of today.

A revised version of the Mackerel Terms of Service is available as of today. You may review these changes below. Terms of Service - Japanese Version Added a lead into the company Privacy Policy onto Article 4 (Protection of Information). A…

Updates for mackerel-agent and more & Our 3 year anniversary event coming soon! etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. As announced last week, this week, "Mackerel Week", was one packed with Mackerel events. Starting on Monday with the Mackerel / NewRelic / Elasticsearch Seminar. First up for presenters, Mac…

Regarding false connectivity monitoring alerts from Mackerel related to .io domain malfunctions and our response

Mackerel sub-producer id:Songmu here. I’d like to sincerely apologize to all of our users for the frequent inconveniences related to the subject matter. In this blog, I’ll go over the details of this matter and our response hereafter. Abou…

We released the Amazon SQS integration and more

Hello, Mackerel Team CRE (Customer Reliability Engineer) Inoue (id:a-know) here. Here is this week’s update information. “Mackerel” received Japan’s first AWS DevOps Competency certification Mackerel has acquired “AWS DevOps Competency” ce…

Updates for mackerel-agent-plugins and more

Well we’re halfway through September and it’s finally starting to feel like the fall season. It’s supposed to get chilly in the coming days. So be careful not to catch a cold! Anyways, here is this week’s update information. Host metrics p…

Specific metrics can now be specified when sharing graphs etc.

Hello, Mackerel Team Director Kasuya (id:daiksy) here. We’ve always made our weekly feature announcements from this blog on Friday, but this week we’re publishing on Thursday. Last week, participants from the Hatena Summer Internship Progr…

The namespace list can now be obtained with the metadata API etc.

Hello, Mackerel Team Director Kasuya (id:daiksy) here. Here at Hatena, it wouldn’t feel like summer without our summer internship program. And this year’s new interns are fitting right in. Hatena Summer Intership 2017 (Japanese only) Start…

A new feature, “GraphBoards” has been released! etc.

Hello! Mackerel team’s CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. Last Saturday, Mackerel successfully held its’ first Hackathon event, Mackerel Plugin Hackathon #1. Anyways, here is this week’s update information. A new feature, “GraphBoards” has been r…

Member invitations can now be canceled with the API etc.

Up until the middle of this week, our support window took some time off for the summer holidays (except for emergencies), but they’re back at it now. Sorry for any inconvenience and we appreciate your cooperation. Anyways, here is this wee…

Regarding stage 2 maintenance on 8/21(Mon.)

Mackerel sub-producer id:Songmu here. The first stage of maintenance was carried out this week on Monday, August 7th. As previously announced, in continuation with this maintenance, the second stage will take place on Monday, August 21st. …

Maintenance completion notice + an apology in relation to data loss and custom dashboard/expression monitoring failures

I’m id:Songmu, Mackerel’s sub-producer. Previously announced maintenance began today (Monday, August 8th) at 2:30 p.m. (JST) and was completed at 6:00 p.m. Thank you to all our users for your cooperation. In this entry, we’ll report on som…

It’s now possible to leave an organization etc.

It’s August! And like we announced last week, Hatena has entered a new term. On July 31st, a company-wide meeting was held and all members of the Mackerel team got together. We also added some new members to the team! Get ready for even mo…

【Resolved】Notification failure from Mackerel to OpsGenie accounts created after May 30th, 2017

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. Currently, there is an issue with notifications failing from Mackerel to OpsGenie depending on certain conditions. Notification failures occur when a notification from Mackerel is sent to an OpsGenie accoun…

Notification of further maintenance scheduled for late August (Aug 21st)

Hi, Mackerel sub-producer id:Songmu here. As mentioned in a [previous post] (https://mackerel.io/blog/entry/announcement/20170711), we will be carrying out maintenance on August 7th (Mon), followed by a second stage of maintenance. The dat…

Updates for mackerel-agent and more etc.

Hello. Mackerel sales engineer Inoue (id:a-know) here. Hatena inc. will come to the end of the term this month and enter a new one starting in August. In preparation for the new term, the Mackerel team is thinking about all kinds of new pr…

Details regarding the maintenance scheduled for August 7.

Mackerel Sub-producer id:Songmu here. This announcement is regarding the details of the early August maintenance announced previously. Maintenance Date and Time: August 7, 2017 From 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (JST) The switchover will be imple…

Updated agent installation process page, etc.

Hello! Mackerel sales engineer Inoue here. This Wednesday, we held the Mackerel Drink Up #5 Tokyo event. Being visited at our Hatena office in Tokyo by those who have been using Mackerel on a daily basis, and enjoying delicious food while …

Azure Integration now supports Redis Cache etc.

Hello! Mackerel sales engineer Inoue (id:a-know) here. The other day we made an announcement on this blog about maintenance scheduled for early August. mackerel.io Unlike normal maintenance, this is in preparation for Mackerel’s growth fur…

【Important】Scheduled maintenance in early August

Dear Mackerel users, Thank you for your continued support. I’m id:sugiyama88, Mackerel’s project manager. Thanks to all of you, Mackerel has grown a lot. And in order to prepare for even further leaps forward in the future, we have decided…

AWS Integration for RDS now supports Amazon Aurora etc.

Today is Tanabata, a day celebrated on July 7th here in Japan. Also referred to as the Star Festival, children and adults hang written wishes on bamboo branches and look up to the stars in hopes that their wish comes true. It might be good…

Updates for mackerel-agent-plugins and fluent-plugin-mackerel

Hello. Mackerel sales engineer Inoue (id:a-know) here. Tomorrow marks the beginning of July, and just like that, half the year has already come and gone. How about this weather though? The seasonal wave of humidity is definitely upon us. F…