Articles from 'Product Updates'

Weekly & Monthly Standard Reports
02
Mar
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Launched: Standard Reports Archive & Extras

One day this year it hit me: I’m running an uptime monitoring service, but the uptime is not historically stored anywhere, for people to access whenever they need. Of course all the information is nicely stored in our databases, but it was just aging there.… continue reading

Never say never
08
Sep
2014
Lucian Daniliuc

Never say “Never!”

A few weeks ago we had a really ugly thing going on. Monitive was originally built about four years ago. And since day one, a main requirement was redundancy. If things go really wrong, the system would have to keep moving on, delivering the promise… continue reading

The-new-face-of-Monitive-Heimdall
31
May
2014
Lucian Daniliuc

The new face of Monitive: Heimdall

We’ve been a little bit too quiet for a while regarding our blogging activities, but not because we’ve been lazy or something, but because we’ve been working on several great things that will unfold in the following weeks. The Internet is changing quite fast, along… continue reading

The-Truly-Awesome-Uptime-Monitoring-Mobile-App
15
Aug
2013
Lucian Daniliuc

The Truly Awesome Uptime Monitoring Mobile App

Truly awesome products and services come by when they don’t just fulfill  some purpose that their creator sought after, but after they prove their usefulness, several times. It’s all about that moment when you wish you had something or could do something. Easily. Here’s a… continue reading

Custom-alerts-via-our-HTTP-POST-alert-API
14
Jun
2013
Lucian Daniliuc

Custom alerts via our HTTP POST alert API

Want to start a siren or open a door when your main website goes down? No problem, Monitive allows you to add HTTP POST contacts that are automatically called whenever an outage occurs. Along with the usual SMS / email / Twitter DM or not.… continue reading

Update-new-SMS-gateway-better-messaging
17
Mar
2013
Lucian Daniliuc

Update: new SMS gateway, better messaging

Reliability being our main focus, we contracted a new SMS sender called AMD Telecom. These guys take SMS delivery serious and even got offended when I asked if they take deliverability seriously. AMD Telecom connects and offers business intelligence to the Mobile Network Operators and… continue reading

Welcome-aboard-Janice
02
Feb
2013
Lucian Daniliuc

Welcome aboard, Janice!

Monitive’s team just got bigger! Starting this week, Janice is our Marketing Specialist, so her job is to make sure that lots and lots of site owners and system engineers hear about our great service. And considering that there are roughly 200 million active websites… continue reading