marbot is available on the AWS Marketplace

marbot is now available on the AWS Marketplace. No more friction: marbot is an item on your AWS invoice. The advantages at a glance: No separate invoice: marbot is now an item on your AWS invoice You do not have to enter a credit card: you will receiv...

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CloudWatch Tips and Tricks: Monitoring Error Metrics

Whenever you need to have a look into these black boxes, they call the Amazon cloud, go to Amazon CloudWatch directly. This post is the first part of a tips and tricks series guiding you through monitoring your AWS resources. Some metrics contain data ...

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The simplest way to monitor a web application on AWS

Is CloudWatch sending alarms when the CPU utilization of your EC2 instances is above 80%? Are you monitoring the memory usage on your RDS instances as well? That’s a massive waste of energy! You only need to notify yourself or your team if the customers...

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Get rid of 24/7 on-call duty

The 24/7 on-call duty is a relic from a bygone era. Nowadays the benefits do not outweigh the negative effects on the health of yourself and your team anymore. Knowing that a pager might end your sleep and require your full attention at any time is dec...

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Monitoring Jump Start: Amazon Aurora

Besides traditional database engine like PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server, AWS offers a cloud-optimized database engine as well: Amazon Aurora. The main benefits of Aurora are: performance, reliability, and scalability. Becau...

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AWS Summit Berlin 2018

Join the AWS Summit in Berlin and learn how marbot can help you to detect and solve incidents on AWS. The AWS Summit will take placeon 6 - 7 June 2018at STATION BerlinYou can find marbot in the Startup Expo area. At the marbot stand, you get a free revi...

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Monitoring Jump Start: EFS File System

Many applications depend on a shared file system to exchange state. An EFS file system can be mounted to multiple EC2 instances to share files between the instances. But the EFS file system is a finite resource that can be exhausted. That’s why you need...

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Monitoring Jump Start: Elastic Beanstalk environment

Elastic Beanstalk is a platform to run your applications on AWS. Elastic Beanstalk also provides features to help you to monitor your applications. We created a CloudFormation template that you can use to monitor any Elastic Beanstalk environment in a m...

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Monitoring Jump Start: EC2 instance

Virtual machines are a critical component of each system that needs monitoring. You can start a single EC2 instance or a fleet of EC2 instances managed by an Auto Scaling Group. We created a CloudFormation template that you can use to monitor any EC2 in...

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Open Source CloudFormation template to monitor AWS

I introduced Monitoring Jump Starts earlier this year to address one need: Setting up monitoring on AWS is hard. There are countless monitoring possibilities on AWS. Overlooking the important settings is easy. Monitoring Jump Starts connect you with all...

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Team up to solve incidents with marbot. Never miss a critical alert. Escalate alerts from your AWS infrastructure among your team members. Strong integrations with all parts of your AWS infrastructure: CloudWatch, Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, EC2, ...

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