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Cloudflare Outage Wreaks Havoc on Major Sites Around the World

Cloudflare, a company that provides CDN services to major websites around the world, recently experienced an outage that took down many of their customers’ sites. The outage began around 7AM EST, and many major companies, including web hosting company WP Engine and chat service Discord also experienced outages due to issues over at Cloudflare. Cloudflare has identified the source of the problem and implemented a temporary fix until the issues can be resolved permanently.

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Real-Time Analysis Provides Valuable Insights for IT Pros

After stepping out for lunch, you return to find that Uptime.com has issued a downtime alert to your work email address. You’ve been away from your computer for about 45 minutes, blissfully unaware of your inbox and enjoying a moment of zen. Now that you’ve walked head-first into a small crisis, what’s the fastest way to confirm downtime, get server response codes, and perform outage analysis? We’ve got you covered with our real-time analysis tool.

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Uptime.com Check Types | How to Build the Ultimate Uptime Monitoring System

How much infrastructure for a domain or application can fail before the customer starts to notice? What about before your productivity is affected? The answer to these questions will help you fully utilize uptime monitoring. Here are just a few examples of services that can be monitored for better piece of mind.

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Stop Focusing on Time to First Byte and Do This Instead

Metrics are the lifeblood of every data-driven decision. Question after question on forums like Reddit, Stack Overflow and other IT communities ask which metrics teams should focus on for improving website speed and end-user experience. There’s a push in web development circles to focus on Time to First Byte (TTFB) to measure and improve website speed. But every viewpoint has its opposition.

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Building a Smarter Escalation Matrix with Uptime.com

The idea behind an escalation matrix is simple: the situation requires greater authority to resolve. Authority can take many forms, including experience with a particular toolset or simply the proper permissions to flip the right switches. Therefore, escalation must involve putting the proper information into the right person’s hands (well, device).

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14 Alternatives to Pingdom for Checking Your Website's Health

Now that Pingdom has permanently closed its doors to free users, many customers are searching for alternatives to stand in the gap for their web monitoring needs. Web monitoring keeps you from losing potential business because of site or service downtime. David Sanchez of Mammoth Web Solutions says: “You have to continuously monitor your domain, because every new integration can affect domain performance.

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Is Uptime.com the Right Nagios Core Alternative for You?

Uptime.com and the Nagios monitoring tool serve similar functionality from a surface view. Both alert users to downtime, both offer extensive notification options, and both maintain an API for a variety of flexible use cases. However, these surface distinctions are the extent of the similarities between the two. Nagios Core and Uptime.com serve very different user types, and offer different benefits. You can think of Nagios as your internal safeguard, and there are some challenges to scaling.