🆕 Video Course Out Now: Rapid Docker on AWS

Serverless Slack Bot Hero Award

Michael Wittig – 18 Oct 2016

marbot, our chatbot, won the Serverless Slack Bot Hero Award at the AWS Serverless Chatbot Competition! Andreas and I are proud and happy winners. Thanks to Amazon and Slack for organizing the hackathon.

marbot forwards alerts from Amazon Web Services to your DevOps team via Slack. Watch the video and learn how it works:



To connect Amazon CloudWatch and Slack to spread alerts among your team members: add marbot to Slack

Free Monitoring Checklist + Mind Map

Find the blind spots in your AWS monitoring!

Setting up monitoring on AWS is hard. AWS provides countless features and sources of events. Overlooking the important settings is easy. Our prioritized checklist includes all parts of a basic monitoring setup for AWS. Additionally, use our mind map to map your monitoring goals to AWS services. Download Free Monitoring Checklist + Mind Map!

If you are interested in how we built marbot, read this: marbot, our submission to the AWS Serverless Chatbot Competition

You can also have a look at the other eight winners.

Michael Wittig

Michael Wittig

I’m an independent consultant, technical writer, and programming founder. All these activities have to do with AWS. I’m writing this blog and all other projects together with my brother Andreas.

In 2009, we joined the same company as software developers. Three years later, we were looking for a way to deploy our software—an online banking platform—in an agile way. We got excited about the possibilities in the cloud and the DevOps movement. It’s no wonder we ended up migrating the whole infrastructure of Tullius Walden Bank to AWS. This was a first in the finance industry, at least in Germany! Since 2015, we have accelerated the cloud journeys of startups, mid-sized companies, and enterprises. We have penned books like Amazon Web Services in Action and Rapid Docker on AWS, we regularly update our blog, and we are contributing to the Open Source community. Besides running a 2-headed consultancy, we are entrepreneurs building Software-as-a-Service products.

We are available for projects.

You can contact me via Email, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Briefcase icon
Hire me