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Mar 9, 2023   |  By Colin Bartlett
With over 83 million users, GitHub is one of the most popular development tools out there and the third most monitored service on StatusGator. Since so many users depend on GitHub, we wanted to analyze GitHub’s reliability in 2022 and find and uncover some interesting facts about GitHub outages.
Mar 2, 2023   |  By Colin Bartlett
Statuspage is a popular status page provider used by thousands of teams to communicate the status of their services. Atlassian acquired Statuspage, a Y-Combinator-backed service, in 2016 and invested significantly in expanding status page features to stand out among Statuspage alternatives. Overall, Statuspage is a well-established status page software, but it comes with a higher price than other alternatives.
Mar 1, 2023   |  By Colin Bartlett
At the beginning of April 2022, a massive disruption in CircleCI caused large portions of their cloud offering to be unavailable for users worldwide. It occurred after CircleCI deployed a change to its front end and an auto-vacuum job on one of its core databases. Due to this outage, CircleCI users were unable to run tests and deploy code. After the incident, CircleCI promised to prevent these kinds of disruptions in the future.
Feb 20, 2023   |  By Colin Bartlett
Slack is a popular messaging and communication platform used for work, study, groups, and communities. According to Techjury, more than 10 million people used Slack every day in 2022, and 43% of Fortune 100 businesses are paying for Slack subscriptions. On July 21, 2021, Salesforce completed its purchase of Slack for $27.7 billion and announced plans to make Slack an operating unit under Salesforce.
Jan 31, 2023   |  By Colin Bartlett
A private status page is a website or communication platform that provides status updates and notifications to a specific group of people rather than the general public. Private status pages are often used by companies to keep their employees, users, or partners informed about the status of their products, services, infrastructure, vendors, and providers.
Jan 26, 2023   |  By Colin Bartlett
With over 83 million users, GitHub is one of the most popular development tools out there and the third most monitored service on StatusGator. Since so many users depend on GitHub, we wanted to analyze GitHub’s downtime over the past year and see which GitHub features (i.e., Codespaces, PRs, Actions, etc.) were the least reliable.
Jan 10, 2023   |  By Colin Bartlett
According to data from W3Techs, more than 40% of all websites are built on WordPress. Therefore, it’s no surprise that WordPress hosting has skyrocketed in popularity recently and hosting providers have proliferated. With so many choices, it’s important to understand just how reliable WordPress hosts are, especially when it comes to downtime. Web hosting downtime can have significant consequences such as business loss, brand damage, and missed opportunities.
Dec 8, 2022   |  By Colin Bartlett
Keeping your customers informed about the status of your website, application, or service is essential nowadays. If you don’t have a status page to communicate this, you’re missing an opportunity to improve transparency and reduce the customer support burden. It is especially true if you are running an online business and your website is your main source of income. The status page is crucial not only for your business but for your customers as well. So how much can a status page cost?
Oct 5, 2022   |  By Colin Bartlett
StatusGator and IsDown are two products that provide status page aggregation and vendor status monitoring. At a first glance, these two products look the same but they are quite different in reality. StatusGator was launched in 2015, and has been aggregating status data for more than 7 years. IsDown is a newer alternative that is similar but lacks many key features that StatusGator has. To make the best choice, we will closely examine the differences between the two.
Sep 22, 2022   |  By Colin Bartlett
StatusGator has a wide a variety of use cases: from education to help desk to IT and managed services and DevOps, too. All corners of an organization depend on cloud services and StatusGator gives you visibility into the status of all of your vendors. We’ve heard over and over from our DevOps users that alerts and notifications for their teams are already centralized into a single incident management platform such as OpsGenie, PagerDuty, or FireHydrant.

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