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marbot for Microsoft Teams out now!

About two months ago, we launched the beta of marbot for Microsoft Teams. We received tremendous feedback. The number of teams installing marbot has tripled. On top of that, we are gladful for the feedback from our early customers. You helped us to impr...

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Monitoring EC2 disk usage with CloudWatch metrics and alarms

About ten years ago, I broke my Linux laptop because I was modifying config files - /etc/passwd when I remember it correctly - while my disk was running out of space due to a data synchronization job. This has been a lesson for me. Monitoring disk usage...

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How to send CloudWatch alarms to Microsoft Teams?

So you have configured CloudWatch alarms to get notified when something goes wrong within your infrastructure running on Amazon Web Services? But how do you make sure your team notices whenever a CloudWatch alarm switches its state from OK to ALARM? Sen...

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Monitor Glacier storage utilization and limit costs

Glacier vaults provide infinite storage. But, you pay for storing files in your Glacier vaults. To avoid a surprisingly high AWS bill, you have to monitor the storage usage of your vaults. This blog post guides you through the steps. Create a CloudWatc...

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AWS Chatbot versus marbot

We started working on marbot in 2016. Since then, we received a lot of feedback from our customers and improved marbot every month since then. Recently, I compared marbot with our competitor AWS Chatbot. Find my biased comparison below. Feature marb...

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Monitor S3 storage utilization and limit costs

S3 buckets provide infinite storage. But, you pay for storing files in your S3 buckets. To avoid a surprisingly high AWS bill, you have to monitor the storage usage of your buckets. This blog post guides you through the steps. Figure out the region of ...

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marbot for Microsoft Teams (Beta)

Four years ago, we created marbot, our Slack bot, during the AWS Serverless Chatbot Competition. Since then, we added a ton of features and integrations for AWS Monitoring. However, Slack is not the only successful collaboration platform anymore. Micros...

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End-user monitoring of your website with CloudWatch Synthetics

There are countless reasons why your website is not working as your users expect. From a technical point of view, you can monitor your load balancers, your web servers, and your database. But what if that external script that you embed is breaking your ...

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CloudWatch Metrics & Alarms reloaded

Amazon CloudWatch improved significantly over the years. It’s time to look at its monitoring capabilities again. CloudWatch is an excellent starting point to implement enhanced monitoring on AWS. In this blog post, I demonstrate what you can do with Clo...

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Chatbot for AWS Monitoring

Configure monitoring for Amazon Web Services: CloudWatch, EC2, RDS, EB, Lambda, and more. Receive and manage alerts via Slack. Solve incidents as a team.

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