Mackerel is a server monitoring service that also supports AWS cloud products. Using the CloudWatch (an AWS monitoring service) API, various AWS cloud products (such as ELB, RDS, and ElastiCache) can be monitored with Mackerel. The only required configurations for Mackerel are registering the read-only access key and making a simple selection.
In this post I'll show how to configure mackerel to monitor ELB and RDS.
In this post, I'll show how to send email using Amazon SES with concrete5. We will walk through how to verify that you own the domain or email address, and then send an email using the Amazon SES console. Finally, we'll setup the SMTP credentials on concrete5.