Apr 4, 2019 | By healthchecks.io
The primary intended use, in the case of Healthchecks.io, is to monitor the regularly running tasks on servers, such as cron jobs. However, the “alert me if X doesn’t happen on time” functionality can be useful in many other contexts too. One of the quirkier ways I’ve been personally using Healthchecks.io is to help my progress towards the Sojourner medal in Ingress.
Feb 4, 2019 | By healthchecks.io
If your Healthchecks account is growing and is getting a little hard to manage, Healthchecks.io has a new feature for you: Projects. Use Projects to organize your monitoring dashboards, to have finer-grained team and API access controls, and to simplify your check-integration mapping.
Oct 26, 2018 | By healthchecks.io
I’ve been receiving multiple user reports that Gmail shows a red “This message seems dangerous” banner above some of the emails sent by Healthchecks.io. I’ve even seen some myself.
Aug 24, 2018 | By healthchecks.io
First, a TL;DR: on how much money I’m making. Healthchecks.io has around 90 paying customers, and the monthly revenue is a little above $700/mo. The bulk of that goes back into running costs.
From DigitalOcean to Linode to Google Cloud Platform: the Evolution of healthchecks.io Hosting Setup
Jun 6, 2017 | By healthchecks.io
In this article I will look at the current hosting setup of healthchecks.io, how it has evolved during the past two years, and what challenges I faced running this small but lively service.