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Announcing Status Pages

Communication is one of the hardest things to do well while responding to incidents. At FireHydrant, we’ve focused on helping people communicate well within their teams when responding to incidents, and also after the fact during post-incident reviews. But what about communicating with your customers? During an incident, your customers want to know that you’re aware of the problem and are working to mitigate or resolve it.

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15 Essential DevOps Apps for Microsoft Teams

DevOps engineers always need to check processes, increase work efficiency, and optimize operations. The main part of the work is to improve the quality of the product and set up smooth workflows. That’s why you need to control systems and react to downtime as quickly as possible. One of the best ways to do so is to get timely notifications is Teams DevOps Applications. MS Teams is widely used in many companies, so you probably already have it.

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Has GitHub Been Down More Since Its Acquisition by Microsoft?

Two years ago, on June 4th of 2018, Microsoft announced its acquisition of GitHub, unicorn darling of the developer tools startup ecosystem, for $7.5B in stock. The announcement unearthed a wide range of opinions and pontifications, ranging from “GitHub is doomed” to “Microsoft is smart”, with many predictions about GitHub’s future. Some thought Microsoft’s growing investments in its cloud offering, Azure, might help GitHub.

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Stay code-connected with 12 new DevOps features

Get stories from Work Life in your inbox Our mission is to unleash the potential of all teams by harnessing the power of collaboration tools and practices. This is particularly true for teams practicing DevOps, which is all about unlocking collaboration between development, IT operations, and business teams. However, this increased collaboration can come at a cost to developers.

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Healthchecks.io Status Page Facelift

The Healthchecks.io system status page at status.healthchecks.io recently received a revamp. Here are my notes on the new version. First up, the components section shows the current and historic status of components: Dashboard shows the status of the main website, healthchecks.io. “Operational” state here means the website responds to HTTP requests, and has a working connection to the PostgreSQL database.

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Status Page Webhooks: New and Improved!

Since 2015, StatusGator has offered a unique solution for monitoring the status of hundreds of cloud services. By aggregating each service’s status page into a unified API, StatusGator provides the status of all your dependencies in a single place. Our status page webhooks solution was previously quite basic and limited in its capabilities. But we recently launched StatusGator webhooks v2 and invite you to try it now.

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Introducing Organization Accounts

Several times throughout the last five years of StatusGator, we have received requests for organizational accounts. As more and larger teams have joined, there’s been a steady increase in requests for multi-user accounts. We are proud to announce that StatusGator Organization accounts are now available on our Start Up plan and above. Our first implementation of this is quite simple: separate user accounts are joined together by linking them to a parent Organization record.

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Your Status Page Deserves Its Own Domain

Public status pages have risen to become an essential requirement for all publicly facing web services. A well-constructed status page is a hallmark of a customer-centric organization. Status pages provide transparency and help reduce customer support requests during an inevitable outage. With sufficient component details, they can serve as useful information hubs for customers experiencing issues. There are numerous services to make setting up a status page simple and inexpensive.