Post mortem: failing checks us-west-1

On 28-04-2020 from ~02:00 AM - 02:30 AM CET Checks failed to schedule due to downstream problems. Particularly the AWS SNS in the us-west-1 region seems to have been the issue. Checks were retried but still failed. This reports the check as a failure for that region. Impact…

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From Bootstrapper to VC backed in three months

We just closed a $2.25M investment round led by Accel and a pack of top rate Angels. Lots to talk about, here's the itinerary: The vision.Setting goals.A timeline of events.Random learnings.On the investment round.Onwards! The visionLet's start at the end. Three months ago Checkly…

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Changelog: Puppeteer & Chromium update

We’ve just upgraded the Puppeteer library for our browser checks from v1.19 to v2.0.0. This release of Puppeteer is stable and includes 73 commits of new features, enhancements and bug fixes. Here are some notable changes from the Puppeteer release notes: Notable changes An updated ChromiumChromium…

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