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Introducing the Observu App

Last week we release the first version of the Observu App. The app lists current and most recent incidents for a quick status check. If there is anything actionable, those items will be prioritised on the home screen. Push Notifications … Continue reading

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Monitoring private websites and keeping credentials secure

Today I encountered this question on stackoverflow. It asks about monitoring tools to run locally because they cannot share credentials with third parties. (like Observu) This comes with the disadvantage of now having to take care of the reliablity of … Continue reading

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How to resolve ‘Got error 28 from storage engine’

A common cause of website and webservice failure is running out of disk space. Either the webserver is no longer able to write to it’s log files and fails completely (resulting in an error page or no connection at all) … Continue reading

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Monitoring A Website In The Cloud

Observu has been designed from the ground up to deal with the monitoring reality of running your website or application in the cloud. By allowing servers to share the exact same configuration on the server and not requiring them to … Continue reading

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Monitoring Data From Online Sources and APIs

Observu allows you to check availability on webpages and APIs and test them for presence of certain text. However, web pages and APIs can provide a wealth of information that is also interesting to track. Maybe your forum lists the … Continue reading

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