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【Spec Change Notice】New metric targets for AWS・ALB Integration

Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. Today’s announcement is centered around changes to specifications. As the title states, newly obtainable metric targets are being added for AWS・ALB Integration. With these metrics, you’ll be able …

Azure App Service / Azure Functions now supported with Azure Integration

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. Today we have a big announcement! Azure App Service / Azure Functions now supported with Azure Integration Azure App Service is a PaaS provided by Microsoft Azure that allows you to easily b…

OSS updates

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. This week’s release content comprises several OSS updates. Thank you to all those who contributed! mackerel-agent github.com Specifying the following items in check monitoring items and meta…

You can now select which metrics to retrieve with AWS Integration and more

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. So the cold weather has been relentless lately. Some days it feels like winter is never going to end. Anyways, now on to the update announcements. We have a lot in store for you this week! Y…

Mackerel is now available as an event source for Amazon EventBridge

Hello. Mackerel CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here with the second blog article this week. And what's more, a surprise release announcement! We are pleased to announce that Mackerel is now supported as an alert destination for Amazon EventBridge! …

AWS Integration now supports AWS Batch and more

Hello! Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. It’s hard to believe we’re already almost a month into 2020 and this is the first release announcement of the new year. Happy new year everybody! Here’s to another great one. Now on to this …

Mandatory 2-Step Authentication can now be enforced for organization access and more

Hello, Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. I hope everyone had a good Christmas. This year, just like every year, Mackerel held our own advent calendar for the holidays. qiita.com (Japanese only) I was privileged enough to take up th…

Differentiating between Standard/Micro Hosts now made easier and more

Hello. CRE Nishiyama (id:tukaelu) here. Recently, the changes in temperature have been pretty drastic. I hope everyone out there is staying healthy. As the end of the year approaches, so does the cold weather, but at least we have the adve…

Temporary system shut down for database maintenance on December 19th (Thurs.)

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. As stated in the title, system maintenance has been scheduled to take place on Thursday, December 19. The system will be temporarily suspended and we apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. Mai…

GraphBoard tabs are now rearrangeable and more

Hello. CRE Miura (id:missasan) here. The mornings and evenings have finally started to feel like fall, but the lingering heat makes choosing what to wear quite a struggle. This week we’ve released some pretty useful new functions like free…

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…