We work hard every day to increase the value of Metrist, and we have two big changes to share with you this month. You don’t want to miss these so read on!
Important: Out-of-the-box data is going away
Effective today, you will no longer see the Metrist view of service health as we focus the product on account-specific service health metrics. This means that in order to get value from Metrist, you’ll need to do a few small steps to set up personalized monitoring.
Why are we doing this and what does this mean for you? Put quite simply, the Metrist view of a service’s health doesn’t matter if it doesn’t match your experience with a cloud dependency. Metrist customers that have setup account specific monitoring get more value and operate more efficiently than those that haven’t.
If you have already set up account specific monitoring, you are all set. If you have not yet set up account-specific monitoring, until you do, you won’t get service health alerts from functional testing, and you won’t have metrics in the Metrist web app or Datadog integration.
If you have questions or concerns, please drop us a note.
New Feature: Recent Issues
This past month, we also launched another feature that has been frequently requested by users: Recent issues! This new feature summarizes every outage and degradation, from start to finish, with the details you may need for incident analysis, vendor outreach, or your quarterly business reviews.
Check out recent issues from all of your services by going to Metrist Dashboard > More > View Issues or simply click “Issues” when viewing the details of a single service!
Publications and Podcasts
In the meantime, check out
- Metrist on the Page It To The Limit Podcast from PagerDuty
- CEO Jeff Martens’ talk at the upcoming SLO Conference: SLOConf
- Replay of Jeff’s talk at Heavybit’s DevGuild: Incident Response conference on the Past, Present, and Future of Observability
And some of our most recent blogs:
- The Overlooked Culprit Behind 70% of SaaS Outages – Metrist
- What is AI Ops and How is AI Ops Useful for Incident Response? – Metrist
- Who is the Datadog for Datadog? – Metrist
And be sure to schedule a demo to set up personalized monitoring so you can gain full functionality of the ways Metrist can improve your observability!