Category Archives: Progress Report

Observu from idea ’til launch

At the end of 2010 we decided that our development efforts were too fragmented and we needed to focus. We had dozens of websites, each either needing a lot of work or were not really future proof. We decided to … Continue reading

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Entering private beta testing mode

Starting today, Observu is no longer limited to two customers only. We’ve sent out the beta invitations to the mailinglist and hope you are on there as well. If you would like an invitation as well, just send us an … Continue reading

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Development update – 8

It has been silent for a while, but we are definitely still going. Today we’ve deployed all updates to our production systems. Enabling features that were critical to support our launching customer: Grant permissions to view your monitors to other … Continue reading

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Development Update – 7

It has been a while since our last update. In this time, we’ve been working closely with our first customers to determine and implement various essential features. We’ve also applied our experience and research on hosting in the cloud to … Continue reading

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Development Update – 6

As Observu is all about improving uptime and removing bottlenecks, we strongly believe that we can’t do with an ad-hoc infrastructure either. Especially as the exact time you need Observu is often in case of emergency, we feel strongly about … Continue reading

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Development Update – 5

An important milestone has been met: we’ve implemented all core features that make up our monitoring system. The last important hurdle was the completion of a flexible, yet easy to understand, system to create and configure event rules. Of course … Continue reading

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Development Update – 4

We are getting closer and closer each day, we are almost ready for the first bunch of testers. Our attention is shifting more towards the user interface, to create the best experience possible. An important part of that user interface … Continue reading

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Development Update – 3

It has been a while since I last updated you about our progress. We are still continuing our work on various reports. An important part of this is creating informative graphs. Although we liked Open Flash Chart, it felt a … Continue reading

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Development Update – 2

It’s been a month since our last update, in that time we’ve added three critical features: multi-location monitoring: track availability and performance from multiple locations a ping monitor, to ping your servers from multiple locations (international) SMS and Phone notifications: … Continue reading

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Development Update

We are making steady progress on the next release of Observu.  Our main focus so far has been the monitoring of website availability and the creation of a dashboard that instantly tells you whether or not everything is ok and … Continue reading

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