Seamless integration with CloudWatch API
Using the CloudWatch (an AWS monitoring service) API, various AWS cloud products can be monitored with Mackerel. The only required configurations for Mackerel are registering the read-only access key and making a simple selection. Merely doing this allows Mackerel to access the CloudWatch API to automatically visualize and monitor various information.
Manage AWS cloud products as hosts
By configuring AWS Integration in Mackerel, each AWS cloud product will be registered as a single host and detailed instances, event information, and such will be visualized. Since the host will be included in the concept of service/role/host, which are features of Mackerel, management of the entire service will be easy to understand, even if complex configurations are set in server-less architecture.
Getting indications withlong term capacity management
Mackerel's retention period for metrics as well as the graph display period is 460 days with the Standard plan. For this reason, capacity management is easy based on the long-term trend analysis. By taking advantage of Mackerel, you can get an idea of how to prevent issues before they occur and learn ways to cut costs.
Other features that could be used together
EC2 detailed monitoring with mackerel-agent
By introducing mackerel-agent in EC2 instance, OS and application metrics, logs, statuses and such can be monitored in detail using many plugins.
RDS monitoring inmackerel-agent plugin
By using the mackerel-agent plugins from the agent installed to the EC2 instance, detailed metrics of MySQL and PostgreSQL and such can be monitored.
URL external monitoring fromthe user's point of view
In Mackerel, websites can be monitored over the internet using HTTP/HTTPS. By standing in the user's point of view, we allowed the monitoring of response time, status code, response string, SSL certificate expiration date, etc.
Only offered with the Trial and Standard plan
Reasons for choosing Mackerel
Monitoring and Alerts
Server monitoring conditions can be configured flexibly and many external services are supported to receive alert notifications, thus the user can respond promptly when a problem occurs with their system.
All sorts of numerical values including latency and sales proceeds can be visualized. You can also post the indices that you want to check every day in Mackerel.
You can visualize metrics and events of various AWS products with simple configurations and multilaterally monitor complex AWS service groups.
Interested in Mackerel?
First off, register and explore with the two week trial.Try out features limited to the Standard plan such as URL external monitoring and AWS integration.