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Continual monitoring in the face of cloud storage failure



Continual monitoring in the face of cloud storage failure

On February 28th, 2017, many companies experienced the effects of the failure of components of the S3 object storage service offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Since, according to the Synergy Research Group, AWS owns more than 40% of the public cloud market, this outage potentially affected a large number of systems hosts in the cloud. Because Librato is built on AWS and relies on services like S3, or services dependent on S3, we were not immune to the S3 downtime either. However, because our infrastructure is built with the Cockcroft quote above in mind, we were able to weather the storm with minimal disruption to our customers, and absolutely no loss of customer data.

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Command Everything with a Serverless Slack Bot


Greg McKeever Monitoring Ecosystem


Command Everything with a Serverless Slack Bot

 

At Librato we love using bots, especially for ChatOps. Nestor is a hosted chatbot that enables communication with services like Github, Heroku, Trello, Mixpanel, MailChimp, etc. Learn how to go straight to commanding all the services you use for your business, including Librato.

 

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