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Users Like Cool Stuff, But Will They Wait For It?

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I just finished reading RadWare’s new report on Page Speed and Web Performance.  Their analysis shows how performance relates to how web pages are built and delivered.  Surprisingly, what they found was that despite the known effect performance has on web page conversions … [Read more...]

Up/Down Monitoring Isn’t Enough For Your Business

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Up/down monitoring won’t help your business Businesses run on applications, and to keep your business running optimally, you must be monitoring those web applications.  The end users of your apps expect a certain level of performance, and if that expectation isn’t met, … [Read more...]

Pager Duty Integration Enables One Stop convenience for Alerting

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Exciting news today for AlertSiteUXM customers and Pager Duty Customers!  AlertSite UXM is now integrated into the Pager Duty platform- and vice versa so to speak. “We’re thrilled to partner with PagerDuty as many of our customers already know and love them,” said Denis … [Read more...]

Mobilegeddon is Coming: What They Don’t Tell You About Google’s New Search Algorithm Change

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I love it how Google names its major search algorithm releases so adorably—“Bad news is, this algorithm change is capable of crippling your online business and costing you a fortune in potential revenue, but hey it’s not so bad, look at the bright side—we <3 … [Read more...]

Swarm Monitoring

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Previously I wrote about crowd-sourced monitoring and how in order to monitor crowd-sourced applications you should monitor in the crowd itself. This week I want to talk about monitoring robots, specifically, groups of robots or swarms (which are two different things). … [Read more...]

Performance Monitoring Will Need to Join the Crowd

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A number of applications or apps have been developed that rely on crowd-sourcing to work. It’s a change in architecture that is a natural progression of the current state of the art of software development and delivery; by component architecture on distributed infrastructure … [Read more...]

One Dress, Two Llamas, FREE Performance Monitoring and the Future of the Internet

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I wonder how many bored or stressed people out there were thinking to themselves, “I’ll never make it to the weeken—” just as they scrolled down to see the interweb gods had blessed our newsfeeds with the “Llamas on the Lam” story last Thursday afternoon. It’s fun to imagine … [Read more...]

How to Turn a SoapUI NG Pro Test into an API Production Monitor

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At SmartBear, we know that ensuring API quality is absolutely critical in modern software delivery— we are after all, the creators of SoapUI NG, the #1 API testing tool in the world. As the creators of the industry-leading performance monitoring solution, AlertSite UXM, we … [Read more...]

11 Costly Website Crashes and Application Performance Bloopers to Learn from in 2015

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Looking back a year from now, this is one annual roundup list you won’t want to make. Throughout 2014, we bore witness to an eclectic assortment of costly web performance hiccups that met the public eye, spanning many different industries, causes and end-users. Yes, your … [Read more...]

Can Our CMO Learn to Record a Complex Web Transaction Faster than the New Star Wars Episode VII Trailer?

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If you're a Star Wars fan like us, you might agree that the new trailer for Episode VI: The Force Awakens released on November 29 felt like it went by at lightspeed. After all, it was only one minute and thirty seconds in length...which is nothing (especially compared to the … [Read more...]