DevOpsDaysRox

Last week, I spent Thursday (4/23/15) and Friday (4/24/15) at DevOpsDaysRox . If you've never attended a DevOpsDays events - find your closest one here and signup now. So what makes DevOps Day special? First, you'll find an active community that prides itself on inclusion and making everyone feel welcome. ... Read more

"Monitoring", "Sparkly DevOps Princess", "StatsD" ....BINGO!

The 2015 Conference Season is upon us and we couldn't be more excited. The first one of the year for us is right in our backyard - DevOpsDaysDenver . We're hoping to meet a lot of customers - and have a little fun. In talking with the event organizers, they ... Read more

Twilio for SMS

Scout has long offered email-to-SMS alert delivery for free. Free is good, but there are a couple downsides: email-to-SMS doesn't work some places outside the US . Some foreign carriers don't enable it by default, and in some countries email-to-SMS just doesn't work well. with email-to-SMS, texts don't always come ... Read more

The year at Scout - 2014 edition

2014 was a year of major updates to Scout. Some stats on what's been a fun year: Product Highlights Scout Realtime - In January , we released our open-source standalone realtime monitoring agent. Scout Realtime was the second most popular repository on Github during its release week (trailing Popcorn - ... Read more

Another round of updates for the new dashboard+charts UI

Dashboards have exited beta - see our launch post for the details. Thanks for your feedback on the first preview of our new charts UI. You spoke, we listened, we coded: Resize + drag-and-drop your charts. Total control over how you view your key metrics. Chart-specific settings to toggle either ... Read more

Scout is NOT vulnerable to CVE-2014-0160 AKA Heartbleed

All of Scout's infrastructure has been checked, and we have confirmed that Scout is not vulnerable to CVE-2014-0160. Read more

OpsGenie adds Scout Integration

Opsgenie , the IT alerts company, now integrates with Scout. Email, SMS, phone calls, and and mobile push - OpsGenie lets your team receive alerts exactly how and when they want. OpsGenie has a full integration guide on their website . Here's the gist: 1. In the OpsGenie UI, click ... Read more

Scout Realtime @ Boulder Ruby Group

Interested in the tech behind Scout Realtime , our open-source tool for realtime server metrics? Boy, are you in luck! I'll be diving into the guts of Scout Realtime @ the Boulder Ruby Group this evening. The fun starts at 6pm with a beginner's track. Read more

Using Gmail and Scout emails marked as SPAM?

Last week, our background task that sends out emails went down. When it came back up, the task sent out a large amount of emails, and it looks like some folks marked the emails as SPAM to clear their inbox. This is causing emails from Scout for some customers to ... Read more

Scout Puppet Module and PuppetConf

Just in time for PuppetConf 2013 , we've added an official Scout Puppet Module to Puppet Forge . Configuration instructions are right there in the Scout UI: We're also excited to be a sponsor for PuppetConf - if you'll be attending, drop us a note . We'd love to meetup ... Read more

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