Posts Tagged ‘ServerDensity’


Newsletter: GoGrid Customer Update – January 2010

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 by

Today we sent out the January 2010 GoGrid Customer Update to all GoGrid customers. We wanted to ensure that all people who are interested in GoGrid have access to the latest and greatest information coming from our headquarters so the full newsletter is posted below. If you want to get regular updates similar to this newsletter, I recommend that you subscribe to the GoGrid blog RSS feed, subscribe to blog post via email, follow us on Twitter (@GoGrid) as well as become a GoGrid Facebook Fanpage.


Below is the entire GoGrid Newsletter (January 2010):

Hello Michael,

On behalf of everyone here at GoGrid, I want to wish you a very successful 2010!  We are starting the year off with a bang that includes some exciting new developments that I want to share with you in this edition of the GoGrid Newsletter.  Here are the specific topics:

  1. New Features and System Enhancements
  2. GoGrid CDN: New Singapore and Paris Points of Presence (POPs)
  3. New Partner GSIs
  4. Preventative Power Maintenance
  5. End-of-Life: CentOS 5.1 w/Apache &  RHEL 5.1 w/Apache operating systems
  6. New CentOS 5.3 & RHEL 5.4 base operating systems
  7. Two New 3rd Party Services to Monitor your GoGrid Servers
  8. Hosting for Haiti

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Boxed Ice’s “Server Density” Service Allows you to Monitor GoGrid Servers Real-time

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 by

There are plenty of services out there that let you monitor your infrastructure and servers performance and uptime. In fact, you would be foolish not to have at least a couple monitoring your site’s URL so that you can be notified when issues do occur. However, there are fewer services that actually let you monitor AND troubleshoot at a much more granular level. Over the past few weeks, I have been testing out once such service called Server Density.


Whether you have 1 server or multiple, Server Density has your monitoring covered with both free and paid for pricing plans (details here). The folks over at Boxed Ice, the makers of Server Density set me up with the premium version of their service so that I could test it out on my personal blog which is running on GoGrid. Before I go into my analysis of the service, here are some of the highlights (pretty much all of which I have tested):