Last month, we focused on usability improvements in our Scalyr Platform releases. These include better alerts, tweaks to the graph legend, live tail improvements, adding scrolling to the search fields sidebar and improving times and dates in search results.
There are lots of usability goodies in this batch of alerts improvements. Amongst other changes, we made the display faster and filterable with a tabbed display that separates alerts by state (triggered, muted, etc.). This lets you zero in on stuff that matters and ignore the rest. And for those of you with lots of alerts, we’ve added infinite scrolling so that the page comes up much faster. Read more about alerts.
We added a master checkbox on the legend so can click “all” or “none” to get to the view you need. We also added a mouseover so you can see on the legend what plot you’re looking at. Read more about graphs.
We heard your feedback on Live Tail! It now flows smoothly, giving you continuous updates with better viewability and the ability to start and stop easily.
Dates and times
We separated the date and time displays in your search results and now give you absolute times relative to UTC.
We made the field sidebar scrollable instead of paginated and gave you the ability to filter on fields by name. Read more about fields sidebar.
We are developing Scalyr with the engineering front line in mind, and with a focus on our three value pillars – fast, simple, and shareable.
In the coming months, we will focus on observability for container and serverless environments; enhance your stakeholders’ experience; and improve report creation, scheduling, and distribution.
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