Automated Status pages with Status.io Plugin

Dataloop.IO Blog

When it comes to service status pages most of us feel they are more of a marketing gimmick than fact. For example with Amazon Web Services the first time you are aware of a problem it is not from the status page. It is when twitter sets on fire with people complaining about the poor service. The trend is alarming and it is not just Amazon doing it, almost all service providers do the same thing. For some reason special authorisation is required to update the status page. Special people need to confirm that this is the right marketing move for the business. That’s not how we work.

People need trust in a service. People want to feel like they are getting the information as and when it happens.  Not 30 minutes or 40 minutes later, if at all. That is where status.io comes in for us. We needed a…

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