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Google Cloud Integration Release!

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. Last Thursday was one that should have been commemorated. The 17th marked the sixth year of Mackerel’s official release. And to celebrate... well not really, but we’ve got a big release anno…

The system will be temporarily shut down for scheduled maintenance in October and November

Thank you for choosing Mackerel. As stated in the title, the system is scheduled to be temporarily shut down in order to carry out maintenance. The maintenance has been broken up into two intervals and the time schedule is laid out below. …

Newly obtainable metrics added for AWS / ElastiCache Integration and more

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue ( id:a-know) here with another update announcement. Newly obtainable metrics added for AWS / ElastiCache Integration These specification changes were announced on this blog a couple of weeks ago, and as sched…

api.mackerelio.com certificate update

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. This is an announcement regarding the update of the api.mackerelio.com certificate. This certificate is primarily specified as the agent's communication point. We plan to carry out this upda…

mackerel-container-agent issue regarding unusual connectivity alerts has been addressed and more

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here with another update announcement. mackerel-container-agent issue regarding unusual connectivity alerts has been addressed github.com An issue was discovered in mackerel-container-agent regard…

【Spec Change Notice】New metric targets for AWS / ElastiCache Integration

Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. Today we are announcing some new specification changes. As stated in the title, newly obtainable metric targets are being added for AWS / ElastiCache Integration. These changes may affect your usag…

Alert status can now be selected when an alert occurs with host connectivity monitors and more

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here with another update announcement. Alert status can now be selected when an alert occurs with host connectivity monitors Among the various monitors that can be configured with Mackerel, ‘Host …

New cloud integration metrics and more

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here with another update announcement. New cloud integration metrics have been added Newly obtainable metrics have been added for each of the managed services for cloud integration below. Azure SQ…

An error regarding obtaining metrics with mackerel-plugin-mysql has been fixed

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. This is an announcement regarding an error that was fixed for mackerel-plugin-mysql of the official Mackerel plugin pack. What was fixed? The metrics obtainable with mackerel-plugin-mysql ar…

Azure Database for MySQL / PostgreSQL now supported with Azure Integration!

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue ( id:a-know) here with another update announcement. Azure Database for MySQL / PostgreSQL now supported with Azure Integration It is now possible to monitor Azure Database with Azure integration! Azure Databa…

Tips to help your inquiries to the support team get resolved quicker

Hello, Mackerel team CRE Nishiyama (id:tukaelu) here. Have you ever searched through our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) or contacted our support team with questions regarding Mackerel? Well, the FAQ site and the Feedback form have both b…

An API for AWS Integration settings and more

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here with another update announcement. An API for AWS Integration settings! Some users have been waiting expectantly for this update. The API documentation is linked below. mackerel.io It is now p…

Taking a look at the top 10 most popular metric plugins on Mackerel

Mackerel team CRE Yoshida (id:syou6162) here. One of the great things about Mackerel is the abundance of plugins. So much so in fact, I’m sure there are plenty of people who find it rather difficult deciding which plugin they should use. O…

Monitoring the intermediate CA certificate expiration date now supported

Hello, Mackerel team CRE Nishiyama (id:tukaelu) here with another update announcement. As you may know, Mackerel’s external URL monitoring enables you to monitor the SSL certificate expiration date. Incidentally, we’ve received numerous re…

New metric targets added for AWS / NLB Integration and more

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here with another update announcement. New metric targets added for AWS / NLB Integration With this update, new metric targets are now obtainable through AWS and NLB Integration. The following met…

You can now use an API to get host monitoring statuses and more

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here with another update announcement. You can now use an API to get host monitoring statuses With this update, it is now possible to retrieve the monitor associated with the host and its status (…

Azure Load Balancer now supported with Azure Integration and more

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here with another update announcement. Azure Load Balancer now supported with Azure Integration With this release, various Azure Load Balancer metrics can now be monitored with Azure Integration! …

Regarding the agent output error “x509: certificate signed by unknown authority”

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. We are currently updating the mackerel.io certificate, and during this time, we have confirmed cases of the Mackerel agent outputting the error x509: certificate signed by unknown authority.…

3 Mackerel functions to help make server monitoring from home easier

Mackerel team CRE Yoshida (id:syou6162) here. And today I’d like to highlight 3 Mackerel features that really come in handy when working remotely. Sharing graphs with team members by posting to Slack When working / developing with a team w…

AWS WAF (v1 / v2) now supported with AWS Integration

Hello. Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here with another update announcement. AWS WAF (v1 / v2) now supported with AWS Integration Various WAF metrics can now be monitored with AWS integration! aws.amazon.com Billable targets are deter…

【Spec Change Notice】Values larger than 100% no longer registrable for thresholds of metric rate monitors

Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here. Today’s announcement concerns changes to specifications. As stated in the title, it will no longer be possible to register values that are larger than 100% for metric rate monitor thresholds. These…

New metric targets added for AWS・ALB Integration

Hello, Mackerel team CRE Inoue (id:a-know) here with some update announcements. New metric targets added for AWS・ALB Integration This specification change was announced the other day and as scheduled, was released on the 14th of April. Ch…

【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…