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Nov 14, 2019   |  By Ben Blomberg
Cloudflare, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are some of the largest managed Domain Name Server (DNS) service providers in the world. They are also just a few of the many DNS providers that have struggled with DNS outages. In fact, Cloudflare had an outage earlier this year due to a bad software deployment.
Nov 7, 2019   |  By Ben Blomberg
In today’s ever-changing digital landscape, it’s critical for companies to be in sync with their users and customers. From websites and web applications to internal mission-critical applications, businesses must ensure that their services are always available and running smoothly. If not, users are likely to easily abandon your website, directly affecting revenue.
Oct 31, 2019   |  By Ben Blomberg
No matter the type of business or industry you’re in, monitoring uptime, performance, and availability of your websites and web services is critical for timely error resolution and customer satisfaction. You put your business at risk if you’re operating with an outdated monitoring solution. In this post, we will give you an outline of what to consider when selecting an appropriate, and cost effective, monitoring solution.
Oct 24, 2019   |  By Ben Blomberg
While SIP Voice over IP (VoIP) technology has come a long way to improve connectivity and quality of service, there remains numerous potential points of failure along the path of devices over which the data flows. Unfortunately, if a remote location is experiencing an issue with their data connections, not only won’t they be able to call support to troubleshoot the issue, but they may not be able to send an email either, as both lines of communication rely on the same network.
Oct 17, 2019   |  By Ben Blomberg
When it comes to monitoring web application performance, not only is it necessary emulate user actions, but also network conditions of end-user devices. Network throttling allows you to control connection speeds to better match the experience of real users, allowing you to see web application behavior in specific network conditions. Network connections can vary for many reasons. User location, device type, and browser used are just a few factors that can affect a user’s experience.
May 13, 2019   |  By DotcomMonitor
An overview of LoadView from Dotcom-Monitor.
Mar 19, 2019   |  By DotcomMonitor
The Load Step Curve allows you to manually set a specific number of concurrent users/requests by specifying ramp up/ramp down rates and time. This type of test is useful for ensuring your website or application can handle sudden, or expected, spikes in traffic.
Aug 31, 2018   |  By DotcomMonitor
This tutorial for the EveryStep Web Recorder will show you how to create basic monitoring scripts for web applications, server uptime tasks, and load testing.