ANNOUNCEMENT: new pricing and the end of free tier

Today we are announcing a new, updated pricing model and the end of free tier for Dashbird.

End of free tier

When we launched Dashbird in 2018 our goal was to provide a simple and accessible monitoring solution for the everyone building on top of serverless. The two core principles for this was the 1M invocations free tier (same as for AWS Lambda) and our no code integration, which enables anyone to setup Dashbird in a couple of minutes. This approach proved to be successful as over time we attracted thousands of users into our platform.

However, after 6 years of offering the free tier we have come to a decision to sunset our free offering in favour of offering an improved service in our professional tier. From 18th of March, we will be discontinuing our Free Tier. We understand that this may come as a disappointment to some of our users. However, we want to assure you that this decision was made after careful consideration and analysis.

New pricing model

Our goal is to keep Dashbird sustainable as a business and we can’t do that if a significant amount of our capacity goes towards supporting free users. Going forward, Dashbird’s professional tier will start at 1 million invocations and will require a $99/month subscription. For every additional million invocations added to the plan, the monthly cost is $25. This model now goes up to 95 million invocations in the self-service model. We also support larger workloads in our enterprise tier.

Moving forward together

We understand that transitioning to a new pricing model may raise questions or concerns for some of our users. Our team is here to support you every step of the way. Whether you need assistance in selecting the right plan for your needs or have questions about the changes, don’t hesitate to reach out to our support team.

We also want to express our sincere appreciation to all of our users for their continued support and feedback. Your insights have been invaluable in shaping Dashbird, and we are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead.

We remain committed to providing you with the best possible serverless monitoring experience and look forward to continuing this journey together.

Thank you for being a part of the Dashbird community.

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What our customers say

Dashbird gives us a simple and easy to use tool to have peace of mind and know that all of our Serverless functions are running correctly. We are instantly aware now if there’s a problem. We love the fact that we have enough information in the Slack notification itself to take appropriate action immediately and know exactly where the issue occurred.

Thanks to Dashbird the time to discover the occurrence of an issue reduced from 2-4 hours to a matter of seconds or minutes. It also means that hundreds of dollars are saved every month.

Great onboarding: it takes just a couple of minutes to connect an AWS account to an organization in Dashbird. The UI is clean and gives a good overview of what is happening with the Lambdas and API Gateways in the account.

I mean, it is just extremely time-saving. It’s so efficient! I don’t think it’s an exaggeration or dramatic to say that Dashbird has been a lifesaver for us.

Dashbird provides an easier interface to monitor and debug problems with our Lambdas. Relevant logs are simple to find and view. Dashbird’s support has been good, and they take product suggestions with grace.

Great UI. Easy to navigate through CloudWatch logs. Simple setup.

Dashbird helped us refine the size of our Lambdas, resulting in significantly reduced costs. We have Dashbird alert us in seconds via email when any of our functions behaves abnormally. Their app immediately makes the cause and severity of errors obvious.