Using Lambda for a Server-less Stackdriver Alerting Webhook 

Stackdriver now supports creating dashboards to understand how your AWS Lambda functions are being used.  These dashboards allow you to see how many times a given function is called, how often it fails, if it’s being throttled and how long the calls take.  

Stackdriver adds process monitoring to Intelligent Monitoring 

Stackdriver adds process monitoring to its full-stack intelligent monitoring

Vote on Hacker News We’re very excited today to announce process monitoring, bringing the processes running on your instances into your Stackdriver monitoring dashboard and further increasing your visibility into your public cloud application stack. Often, the best way to know that a system is working as designed is by looking at a high level […]

Improvements in Endpoint Monitoring 

Since we launched our endpoint monitoring functionality last year at re:Invent, customers have set up a lot of checks for their instances and load balancers. On top of the initial functionality that we launched with, we have added a number of new features to the endpoint checking over the past several months to help make […]

Announcing the New Stackdriver Alerting System 

Now set multi-condition alerts with Stackdriver AWS monitoring

When the pager goes off at 3am it’s never a good night. Even worse — a false alarm to ruin a good night’s sleep. You login to the server to find the CPU load is high due to a backup run, and the site is loading just fine otherwise. There were plenty of other servers […]

Enabling/Disabling Maintenance Mode via API 

Stackdriver now allows you to enable and disable Maintenance Mode on resources using the Stackdriver API. See how easy it is and an example of how both Maintenance Mode and API commands are used in day-to-day life in the video below: For more information on setting up your API access or for using Stackdriver to […]

Now Share Stackdriver Charts, Clone Custom Dashboards 

Copy your Stackdriver custom dashboards for AWS monitoring dashboard templates

The Stackdriver charts are often described as “beautiful,” “easy to consume” and “stuck on the Stackdriver app.” Now we’ve kept the first two descriptors and made the third obsolete – Stackdriver Elite subscribers can now share their custom charts and embed them into other locations. For example, here’s one of Stackdriver’s own internal charts highlighting […]

Stackdriver adds Webhook Integration for Alerting 

Stackdriver offers native solutions for notifications via Email, SMS, PagerDuty and more, but for anyone who wants to be alerted via something we don’t support, we now offer webhooks. To set up a webhook, go into your Account Settings in the Stackdriver app, then select Notifications. You’ll see Webhooks as an option at the top. […]

Announcing Subgroups for Organizing Resources 

Stackdriver Intelligent Monitoring now allows you to nest groups to organize monitored resources in a way that better reflects your application architecture. At Stackdriver, we want to monitor and alert on your infrastructure using the same terminology that you use when you think about your application. The “groups” feature allows you to define filters which […]

Announcing Stackdriver Event Logging, Powered by AWS CloudTrail 

Available to All Stackdriver Pro Customers who Sign up by December 31st, 2013   “At FullContact, we manage a dynamic, growing AWS environment and our DevOps team is expanding quickly.  Stackdriver’s integration with AWS CloudTrail makes it easy for us to track changes in our environment and gain insight into the effect that those changes […]

Announcing Policy-Driven Automation 

Available to All Stackdriver Pro Customers who Sign up by December 31st, 2013 At Stackdriver, we focus on helping DevOps identify, diagnose, and address performance issues as quickly as possible. Alerting policies play an important role in this process.  Stackdriver customers rely on our system to notify them when issues occur in their environments.  Typically, […]