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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…

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.…