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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.…

Microsoft Teams added to notification channels

Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. This week’s release will come as welcome news for those using Microsoft Teams for team communication. In the past, we’ve heard from many users requesting the ability to send alert notifications t…

The system shutdown for database maintenance scheduled for Feb. 7th (Thur) has been cancelled

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. mackerel.io Regarding our previous announcement and the urgent maintenance scheduled to take place on February 7th (Thur) at 2:30 pm, a resolution for the problem has been found and the scheduled maintenanc…

New information added that can be obtained with the user list API and more

Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. As previously announced, several fascinating presentations are lined-up for Mackerel UG Kansai Meetup # 1. Itec Hankyu Hanshin will be presenting on "Introducing Mackerel in fully managed hosting…

(Appended)【Urgent Maintenance】The system will temporarily shut down for database maintenance on Feb. 2 (Thur) at 2:30 pm

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. 【Added content】 Regarding the scheduled maintenance, the problem is being resolved and the maintenance has been cancelled. For more details, refer to the following entry. mackerel.io 【End of added conten…

AWS Integration now supported with Elasticsearch Service and more

Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. The first event for the Kansai branch of the Mackerel UG is going to be held at the Osaka office of Aiming Inc.! The Mackerel team is planning to mix and mingle at the event so if your in the Kan…

【Advanced release notice】Specification changes for the host update API

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. With the release scheduled for January 30, 2019 (Wednesday), changes will be made to the specifications of the host update API in order to make posting check reports with the API even more convenient. The c…

Invitation list now obtainable from the API and more

Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. The other day, we released an entry announcing the Mackerel Ambassador Program. The eye-catching image used in that announcement was actually created by id:mazco who recently joined the Mackerel …

The Mackerel Ambassador Program has launched!

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Here at Mackerel, we are extremely grateful for all of our users and their various activity regarding the Mackerel service. Thanks to all of you and the positive feedback that’s been sprea…

On January 23rd (Wed.), browsing for Mackerel documents will be unavailable for a short period of time between 1:00-3:00 a.m.

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. Maintenance for Hatena Blog is scheduled to be carried out on January 23rd (Wednesday). 1月23日(水)午前1:00〜3:00ごろまでメンテナンスを行います - はてなブログ開発ブログ (Japanese only) And because Mackere…

Revisions to Mackerel’s Terms of Service

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. Revisions have been made to the Mackerel Terms of Service. The revised content is as follows. Terms of Service Japanese version In Article 4 (Protection of Information), the fact that the user holds the rig…

Changes to credit card information will be temporarily unavailable due to payment system maintenance

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. Due to maintenance of the payment system, the feature to edit credit card information will be temporarily suspended during the following time period. Time period: January 15 (Tue) - January 25 (Fri) Suspend…

Alert status colors now correspond with our color support themes and more

Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Happy new year! Here’s to another great year with Mackerel and the Mackerel team! I hope everyone was able to relax over the New Year holidays. Our first announcement of 2019 is full of new conte…

AWS Integration now supported with S3 and more

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Last week was full of events for the Mackerel team with the DevOps Hands-on Seminar, the Operations Management Solution Seminar, and Drink Up. Again, I was able to meet face to face with m…

Our support window will be closed for the holidays

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. This announcement was previously made in the update announcement linked below. mackerel.io Both ways of contacting our support team, either through support@mackerel.io or with the “contact our support team”…

A feature to obtain closed alerts added to the alert list API and more

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Now into December, advent calendars have started all over the place. Various campaigns and sales wars that are custom during this time of the year are also happening. And depending on your…

Communication via TLS 1.1 will stop on January 8th, 2019 (Tue.)

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. As stated in the title, on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019, encrypted communication via TLS 1.1 will be stopped. Impact range Browsing mackerel.io will no longer be available from older OSs and browsers that do …

AWS Integration now supported with Kinesis Data Streams and more

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Only a few days left in November. How the time flies. The end of the year is finally upon us. Do you already have plans for this holiday season? Mackerel Drink Up will be held on December …

【Advanced release notice】Added feature to obtain closed alerts, along with changes to incompatible specifications for the alert acquisition API

Mackerel Director id:daiksy here. This week, we will be adding a feature to obtain closed alerts to the alert acquisition API. This feature was highly requested. Along with this new feature, we will be making changes to specifications inco…

The newly renovated Custom Dashboards and more

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Last week we announced the Mackerel Advent Calendar, but this year, Inoue (id:a-know) and I are trying our hands at a CRE team specific calendar as well, the Mackerel Advent Calendar 2018 …

API Gateway now supported with AWS Integration and more

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. November has finally come and winter is steadily approaching. And with this time of the year, comes the advent calendar season. I’m sure that everyone is watching and waiting to decide whi…

A new feature has been added to display maintenance and incident information from the management screen etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. We recently released a new case study featuring SEGA Games and their use of Mackerel in social network gaming environments. This article goes over the introduction of Mackerel motivated by…

A detailed report on the incident that occurred on 9/26 (Wed) and our subsequent response

This is a detailed report regarding the incident that occurred on Wednesday (9/26) and our response following the event. Time of the incident Event timeline (JST) 10:51 Redis failover and malfunction 10:55 Recovery and continued failure 11…

AWS Integration now supports CloudFront

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Following the recent release of DynamoDB, a new feature has been added for AWS Integration! AWS Integration now supports CloudFront Refer to the help page below for more on obtainable metr…

Check monitoring plugin for AWS CloudWatch Logs added etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Mackerel will be attending Cloud Impact 2018 which is scheduled to run from October 17th (Wednesday) through October 19th (Friday) at Tokyo Big Sight. Be sure to stop by the Mackerel booth…

AWS Integration now supports DynamoDB etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. This week, a new feature has been added for AWS integration. The long-awaited DynamoDB is now supported. Now on to the latest update information. AWS Integration now supports DynamoDB Refe…

Regarding the incident that occurred on September 26, 2018 (Wed.)

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. This is an announcement to report on the incident that occurred today (9/26). Today at 10:51 am (JST), the API server error rate increased and became unstable. In terms of this phenomenon, access to the API…

loadavg1 and loadavg15 added to system metrics etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. ISUCON8 was held last weekend and Mackerel team members Matsuki (id:Songmu) and Shibasaki(id:id:shiba_yu36) both made it through the qualifying round. I’m looking forward to the main even…

【Summer student intern feature release!】An Organizations list screen has been added etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. Today is the last day of the 2018 Hatena Summer Internship program. This month went by so fast! developer.hatenastaff.com (Japanese only) For the second half of the program, the student in…

Auto-retire feature added for EC2 hosts integrated with AWS Integration etc.

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. In addition to the highly requested title feature, this update offers plenty of other content. Check out the new features provided by this summer’s Hatena Interns and some new/improvements…