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23 Mar 2019

Rule Labels

A Label is user defined identifying metadata for a Rule. Within the Rules view any Label on a Rule is available as a clickable filter. When a label […]
23 Mar 2019

Dynamic GorillaStack Role Customization

We are so incredibly excited to announce this feature. Let me quickly explain the customer problem. While we have been successfully expanding the number of GorillaStack […]
21 Mar 2019

Providing warnings for Start EC2 Instances action targeting Instances with attached KMS encrypted EBS volumes

One of the more challenging things to debug within AWS is where you attempt to start an EC2 instance which has attached KMS encrypted EBS volumes, […]
19 Mar 2019

Improved Manual Data Collection Performance

We wanted to ensure that when a user builds a tag group they are always within reach of freshly collected data from all integrated platforms. Enabled […]
15 Mar 2019

Update Security Group Action

With the Update Security Groups action you can automate the regular cleanup of ingress and egress rules in your Security Groups to remove unwanted access patterns. […]
13 Mar 2019

Update ECS Service Scale Action

With the Update ECS Service Scale action you will be able to update desired task instantiation counts across any number of ECS services. Similar to our […]
12 Mar 2019

Compact Rule Cards

You can now toggle between VISUAL and COMPACT display options within the Rules view. Users often mentioned that Rules with multiple actions made the Rules view challenging to navigate, requiring […]
05 Mar 2019

Multi-AZ RDS Instance Stops

Did you know: A t2.micro Multi-AZ PostgreSQL RDS Instance = $46.40 USD per month (deployed across only 2 AZs) It was just last month that AWS announced […]
26 Feb 2019

CICD & Infrastructure as Code Is The 1st Big Step In Cloud Automation

But what’s next? The Challenge It may be safe to say that the industry agrees that automation for creating cloud resources is best practice. We in […]
21 Feb 2019

Ways To Use Cloud Elasticity and Gain Cloud Savings

Just like hundreds of happy customers, you could scale multiple Auto Scaling Groups settings to 0, cache their settings and separately restore each ASG to their […]