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Application Release Notes

June 27, 2022

Application Changes (1.33)

HEADLINES

  • Dynatrace Direct
  • Lightstep Direct

IMPROVEMENTS

  • SLO Objectives
    • We increased the number of objectives from 6 to 12 in a single SLO.
  • SLO Details
    • After creating an SLO, customers will be redirected to the SLO details so they can verify if they created the SLO correctly.
  • Composite SLO in data export
    • Customers will see composite SLO data exported alongside other SLO data.

OTHERS

  • Dark mode is now available on the Nobl9 Documentation website.

June 7, 2022

Version 1.32
HEADLINES
  • Google Cloud Monitoring as a metrics source
    • Customers can add Google Cloud Monitoring as a data source and set SLOs based on its metrics.
  • InfluxDB as a metrics source
    • Customers can add InfluxDB as a data source and set SLOs based on its metrics.
IMPROVEMENTS
  • Data Sources
    • Updated SLO Wizard for Lightstep data source to adjust naming of SLI types
  • Alerts
    • Added a new tab to the Alert Policy details showing a list of Alert Methods associated with the Policy Service Now Alert Method was updated to include Severity information in the notification sent.

May 24, 2022

Version 1.31
HEADLINES
  • Composite SLO (Beta)
    • Users can create a Composite SLO out of all objectives defined within a given SLO and track it as an additional error budget.
    • This enable users to capture a user journey or monitor the health of an entire application in a single SLO.
    • For more information, refer to the Composite SLO | Nobl9 Documentation.
  • Extended capability for Organization Admins
  • Support for mstats tables for Splunk queries
  • Improved Details view for Projects, Services, and Alert Methods.
  • Multiple fixes and improvements.

May 6, 2022

Version 1.30
HEADLINES
  • Instana
    • Users can add Instana as a data source and set SLOs based on its metrics.
  • Sumo Logic
    • Users can add Sumo Logic as a data source and set SLOs based on its metrics.
  • Pingdom Transactions
    • We extended the existing integration with Pingdom: users can create their SLOs based on transaction metrics.
  • Changes in the prediction model in Alerts.
    • The first condition of Alerts: Error budget would be exhausted is based on Instantaneous Burn Rate instead of Burn Rate to provide more accurate predictions and prevent delays in alerting.
  • We refreshed the sign-up page to simplify the sign up process.
  • Multiple fixes and updates related to SLOconf.

April 20, 2022

Version 1.29
HEADLINES
  • Users who have a large number of SLOs can now paginate the SLO Grid view. Introducing pagination greatly improves the view performance. Users can choose between displaying 50 or 100 SLOs per page.
  • Multiple minor fixes and improvements
IMPROVEMENT
  • Data Export
    • Performance improvements were introduced to make Data Export more efficient and robust.
  • Grid View & Details view
    • Improved deep link support in the Grid and Details views. Users can use the browser history to navigate between previous views and filter settings.

March 24, 2022

Version 1.28
IMPROVEMENTS
  • Fixed issues with rendering graphs on the Grid View
  • Multiple minor fixes and improvements

March 08, 2022

Version 1.27
IMPROVEMENTS
  • Updated Alert Policy Details UI
    • SLO Details moved to the right panel to enable larger screen space to display graphs.
  • Displaying a datapoint as soon as it is available
    • In the Grid View, users will see the first data point readily once it is available on each graph.

February 14, 2022

Version 1.26
IMPROVEMENTS
  • Amazon Redshift
    • Users can add their Amazon Redshift source using Direct method.
  • Service Health Dashboard
    • Reduced the whitespace and compressed the view for a better experience with a smaller number of services.
  • Minor UI improvements:
    • Caption updates.
    • Tooltips that explain different Error budget statuses.
  • SLO Details panel
    • SLO Details moved to the right panel to enable larger screen space to display graphs.

January 31, 2022

Version 1.25
HEADLINES
  • Amazon Redshift
    • Customers can add Amazon Redshift as a data source from the Nobl9 UI and set SLOs based on its metrics.
  • “All clear” notification to Pager Duty
    • Customers can send an “All Clear” notification to their Pagerduty.
    • “All clear” is sent when alert conditions are no longer satisfied, and when the alert event is resolved.
  • Quota per users in a single organization
    • Quota limits were added to Users to protect customers from accidentally exceeding their resource limitations.
    • When you exceed the available quota limit, you can request an upgrade by contacting support@nobl9.com.
    • Most customers won’t be affected by this change.
IMPROVEMENTS
  • Data sources list
    • Data Source wizard was updated to show the logo of the Data Source and its name on the list.
  • Digits presentation
    • The number of digits shown before converting to the scientific notation was increased from 7 to 9.

January 20, 2022

Version 1.24
IMPROVEMENTS
  • SLI Ratio metric graphs
    • SLI graphs show the difference in value between Good and Total metric as delta. metrics.
  • Service Health Dashboard
    • If available, project display names are shown instead of Kubernetes names.
  • Other bug fixes and minor UI improvements.

December 20 2021

Version 1.23
HEADLINES
  • Annotations
    • Customers can add notes to their SLOs charts to keep track of the events that affected their metrics.
    • Annotations can be added via the UI, Sloctl or through the Annotations API.
IMPROVEMENTS
  • Bug fixes and minor UI improvements.

December 9, 2021

Version 1.22
HEADLINES
  • Resource summary report updated
    • We extended the Report to summarize the number of SLOs used in an organization.
  • In-app help panels
    • We updated help panels were to display more relevant information when editing resources.
IMPROVEMENTS
  • In the SLO Grid View, Details, and Reports, SLOs objectives are sorted by a magnitude—from smallest to largest.
  • Bug fixes and minor UI improvements.

November 18, 2021

Version 1.21
HEADLINES
  • Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus
    • Customers can add AWS Prometheus as a data source from the Nobl9 UI and set SLOs based on its metrics.
  • Pingdom
    • Customers can add Pingdom as a data source from the Nobl9 UI and set SLOs based on its metrics.
  • Support for multiple metric queries in Amazon CloudWatch.
    • Customers can use JSON queries to fetch arrays of CloudWatch metrics and use math operations to create new time series.
    • For example, they can subtract the sum of 4xx or 5xx errors from total requests to get the number of good requests.
    • For more details, refer to Using metric math.
IMPROVEMENTS
  • In the SLO Grid View, Details, and Reports, SLOs objectives are sorted by a magnitude—from smallest to largest.
  • The font in the entire platform has been updated to Mulish.