This was originally posted at ZDNet's Between the Lines.
Google on Tuesday announced a dashboard to detail system status for the Google App Engine.
The move is the latest by a cloud provider to improve transparency in the event of an outage.
On the Google App Engine blog, the company said that it has launched the App Engine system status site and a quota dashboard to detail items like bandwidth usage and CPU. Google said it also plans a billing dashboard to preview what happens if you go beyond those quotas.
Here's a look at the dashboard: