Category: Performance Tech Tips

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Performance Tech Tips

Internal Applications: Monitoring from Behind Your Firewall

As companies decide whether or not to move ahead with an “everything in the cloud” strategy for providing consumer-facing applications, enterprise applications are also getting a new shape with web-based applications to support internal business operations. These applications live inside the private network of the organization and often have role-based

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DNS Blacklist Monitoring: Protect Your Company’s Reputation

Did you know that around 306 billion emails have been sent globally every day in 2020 and about 45 percent of all emails received are spam.  Even more surprisingly, websites that are marked as spam on email portals lose 95 percent of their traffic.  Email servers tend to blacklist certain IDs

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Performance Tech Tips

The Importance of Monitoring SSL Certificates

Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL, is a global security standard technology that is being adopted by a number of different organizations across the globe. Essentially, SSLs are small data files containing a cryptographic key. This key carries important information about the organization using it. Around 600,000 websites have installed SSL

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Performance Tech Tips

SLA Compliance for SaaS Businesses

SaaS businesses are built upon the simplicity of computing, storage, and networking they provide to their users. Web and mobile applications provided by SaaS businesses are meant to be straight forward to consume for users.  However, it’s important to deliver an excellent experience to your users who rely heavily on

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Performance Tech Tips

The Great Firewall of China: Obstacles to Monitoring Performance

The entire country of China’s internet connectivity is shielded by the Great Firewall (GFW). There are three state-owned ISP providers, China Unicom, China Telecom, and China Mobile, that control internet in China.  Essentially, all traffic between China and the rest of the world goes through a few national level and

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Performance Tech Tips

Stack Trace Monitoring: Gaps in Measuring the User Experience

Our digital world is evolving and advancing at an unimaginable pace – and so are the expectations of end users.  Momentum is everything in today’s united world, and having a poor performing website or application will likely result in the confidence of your products and services.  And worse yet, any

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Performance Tech Tips

Synthetic Monitoring vs. APM Stack Trace Tools

The complexity of an application’s digital architecture is increasing dramatically every day.  In an era of cloud infrastructure, the goal is to integrate all your web services into one place:  CDN, DNS, third-party API services, QA tools, analytics tools, and any other component you can think of, are working with

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Performance Tech Tips

Why Traditional Monitoring Isn’t Enough for Modern Web Applications

Website and web application technologies have grown tremendously over the years. Websites are now more than just the storage and retrieval of information to present content to users.  They now allow users to interact more with the company in the form of online forms, shopping carts, Content Management Systems (CMS),

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