Articles from 'Updates'

Monitives-architecture-shift
10
Jul
2012
Lucian Daniliuc

Monitive’s architecture shift

Last month we had a major rewrite of all that makes up the checking scripts, switching from a serial, synchronous checking system to a completely asynchronous and fully distributed system. This did wonders on the load of our main servers, and not so good on… continue reading

New-monitoring-locations-Russia-Poland-and-Lithuania
09
May
2012
Lucian Daniliuc

New monitoring locations: Russia, Poland and Lithuania

We have expanded our monitoring network to three countries: Russia (Moscow) – IP 82.179.197.150 Poland (Krakow) – IP 193.143.77.40 Lithuania (Vilnius) – IP 92.61.38.38 You may need to update your firewall, in case you are monitoring a service that is only accessible behind a firewall, such as MySQL.… continue reading

Your-data.-Loud-and-clear
10
Apr
2012
Lucian Daniliuc

Your data. Loud and clear

We’ve been busy for the last couple of weeks, turning the dashboard and service info into something really useful: your data, all processed up and shown nicely in your account. This shows us, in just one view, all the important info that we need for… continue reading

Updates-Uptime-checking-history-widgets
13
Mar
2012
Lucian Daniliuc

Updates: Uptime, checking history & widgets

Hello everyone! We’ve been busy lately building up all kinds of things, and but also making what already works even better. Not to make things longer, here’s the list. Uptime calculation We’ve changed the we we calculate uptime, but only when talking about the uptime… continue reading

Amsterdam-and-Paris
02
Mar
2012
Lucian Daniliuc

Amsterdam and Paris

Monitive has recently expanded its monitoring network by adding two new locations: Paris (thanks to IntoHost for providing this) and Amsterdam. These great cities are now a source for checking everyone’s monitored services, so feel free to go to your Checks tab on your favorite monitored service… continue reading

From-virtual-to-dedicated
11
Feb
2012
Lucian Daniliuc

From virtual to dedicated

We’re really happy to announce that we’ve moved part of our system on a real, hardware, dedicated server. Our main server is now running on Intel i7, quad-core technology to process high-resolution checking and deliver alerts. As we’ve mentioned in an earlier article, Virtual Private… continue reading

First-hand-SMS-alert-testing
08
Feb
2012
Lucian Daniliuc

First hand SMS alert testing

Sometimes people find it hard to believe that they will instantly get an SMS message on their phone when their website goes down. Or, at least, they are reluctant on how useful the message will be. This is why we’ve pinned the option to have… continue reading

Website-monitoring-by-Monitive-all-freshened-up
01
Feb
2012
Lucian Daniliuc

Website monitoring by Monitive, all freshened up

After some brainstorming at our headquarters, last year in December, we decided it’s time for a change.  We thought to our self that change is good. If you also take into consideration the New Year and all… Well, we’ve started early in January, and after… continue reading

Monitive-in-2011-Quick-facts
30
Dec
2011
Lucian Daniliuc

Monitive in 2011 (Quick facts)

There’s only a day left and 2011 is over. This is the year in which Monitive was launched and I’m really fond of what it has already become. Hundreds of websites are being checked every minute and this is only the beginning. Here are some… continue reading