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Metrist February 2023 Updates: New Crowdsourcing Beta Program, Product Updates, and More

It’s been an eventful start to the year and we wanted to share some updates with you all.


We’re Launching Crowdsourced Data. Want To Be In On the Insights First?

Imagine being able to know exactly if/how you are impacted by a cloud dependency issue, but also how the incident is playing out across other customers and the world. That’s the next thing we’re hard at work on here at Metrist — and it’s a game-changer!

Now, we need your help to make this a reality. We are looking for a few more users to join this beta program to explore how anonymous, aggregated crowdsourcing of service health metrics can improve incident response and vendor management.

In addition to our support with the implementation of the customer-specific metric collection and your feedback on how the whole thing works, participants will get exclusive access to the largest, most detailed, and accurate dataset around public cloud reliability. Not to mention bragging rights that you helped design and build it.

Are you interested? Just contact us and we can tell you more!


New Capabilities

We’ve recently added some new features, including:

New service monitors for

  • Google Drive
  • Envoy

Expanded service monitors for 

  • GitHub
  • Slack
  • New Relic
  • Asana

More operating system support for our installable software which empowers you to collect account-specific metrics about cloud dependency health, including the additions of CentOS 7, Rocky Linux 8.7, and Red Hat 7.9. For more information on running Metrist on-prem to collect personalized metrics, check out our docs.

And visit our web app to view or subscribe to new and expanded services monitors!


A Real AWS Status Page

AWS is the most popular cloud platform in the world, and the status of its services is closely watched and critiqued. While Metrist users already get deep detail into the functionality, performance, and availability of 14 popular services in 5 North American regions, the rest of the world is still left in the dark.

That’s why we created a free, “real” status page for AWS! This AWS status page is updated programmatically based on Metrist’s real-time functional tests of these services. So the next time you want to share AWS status on Twitter, or when a friend asks you if AWS is down, share this link:


Appearances and News

In other news, our experts Ryan and Jeff recently made guest appearances on the SMC Journal and Modern Digital Business podcasts. And for those interested in learning more about our work, be sure to check out some of our notable and popular blog posts, such as:

And don’t forget about the weekly What Went Down newsletter that outlines the most notable outages Metrist identified from the past week. You can Subscribe to What Went Down here!

Thank you for your continued support. Again, we’d love to work with you as a private beta participant. Please contact us for more info.

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