Discontinue AppSignal

Now that we have very useful metrics being tracked by prom_ex, I suspect it’s time we start thinking about removing AppSignal. The one major gap we have is error reporting, but I feel like we can handle that with either cloud hosted or self hosted Sentry. From what i can tell the cost of Sentry to handle exceptions would be about $29/mo.

Currently AppSignal is costing us $199/mo, and not providing any additional value.

To remove AppSignal we need to:

  1. Find & switch to a new error reporting solution
  2. Remove the AppSignal-specific code from the repo
  3. Discontinue their billing contract.

Got a PR out for 1 & 2

Cancellation request sent to AppSignal.

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