Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • In our previous installments of this blog series, we’ve explored why and how organizations are moving to the cloud, how to plan a cloud migration, and the importance of internet networks to the cloud. Now comes the fun part: assessing the performance of your new cloud services.  Depending on which types of cloud services you… The post Cloud Migration Part IV: Assessing Cloud Performance with DEM  ...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • One of the most basic truths of the IT industry is that as the number of users increases, so too must the number of infrastructure components within a company’s architecture, and therefore the number of things that can go wrong grows along with it.  This challenge is nothing new to… The post More Users, More Problems: How LinkedIn Manages their Cloud Infrastructure appeared first on Catchpoint's B...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • We recently reviewed some essential HTTP headers and how they are implemented in a previous blog post. Headers can affect page performance in multiple ways, but there are three major factors that can negatively and/or positively affect the digital experience : Caching Compression Security This article discusses how headers can help… The post Web Performance 101: HTTP Headers Pt. 2 appeared first o...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • It’s not easy being a retail bank these days. Customer expectations are high when it comes to personal financial assets and information. Security is of course of paramount concern. Customers expect to be protected from fraud or theft.   But whether banking online, at a branch or an ATM or kiosk, customers… The post How Retail Banks Can Meet High Customer Expectations Across all Channels appeared f...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • We’ve published several articles on the topic of caching and its role in optimizing web performance in the past. In this article, we will focus specifically on varnish, which is an HTTP accelerator otherwise known as caching HTTP reverse proxy. What are HTTP Accelerators? HTTP accelerators use techniques such as… The post The Key to Cache: An Intro to Varnish appeared first on Catchpoint's Blog - ...

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  • Today’s digital business landscape has put a premium on performance. With such high stakes at play, IT organizations are amassing huge volumes of time-series data across multiple data sources to successfully deliver high-quality performance. What sets high-performing IT organizations apart from the rest though, is the implementation of an issue management and… The post Announcement: Splunk Integra...

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  • For millions of people (154 million in 2016, in fact), Black Friday weekend is all about snagging great deals on gifts for the upcoming holidays. For a much smaller subset of that population, that weekend is more about making sure their website can handle the rapid influx of online traffic… The post Black Friday Weekend ’17 Performance: Will History Repeat Itself? appeared first on Catchpoint's Bl...

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  • The ever-growing presence and complexity of third-party systems within IT architecture is arguably the biggest challenge that any DevOps or SRE professional faces on a daily basis. With so many components of IT infrastructure lying outside of your direct control, it’s an uphill battle to even get a clear picture… The post How SAP Hybris Approaches Network Optimization appeared first on Catchpoint'...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • This is the third blog in a series in which we take a deeper look into O’Reilly’s DevOps for Media & Entertainment report. One of the competencies for DevOps teams as outlined in the report is the need for dynamic cloud infrastructure. Many business units within media and entertainment and other verticals… The post Does the Cloud Automatically Make Me DevOps? appeared first on Catchpoint's Blog - ...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • Synthetic monitoring has been around in the tech industry for over two decades and its adoption rate has only been rising year after year. With that, the number of companies who claim to offer synthetic monitoring has also been steadily increasing. Prior to starting Catchpoint, our founders were responsible for some… The post Built from the Roots of Synthetic Monitoring: Our Story appeared first o...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • ‘Trend’ is a pretty common business term, but its definition tends to vary by industry. In performance monitoring, trend, or trend shift, is a key metric that is used to indicate change. Why is trend shift important? Change is inevitable. Today’s websites must frequently update and change to keep up… The post Trend Shift Analysis appeared first on Catchpoint's Blog - Web Performance Monitoring.

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • It’s hardly news that modern business is taking place primarily on the Internet. Regardless of its size, every business will lose some of its power if it doesn’t have an online presence. The Internet space is large enough to accommodate countless businesses and ventures, but its vast size is not… The post Using a CDN and Front End Optimization to Boost Website Performance appeared first on Catchpo...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol, or HTTP, was first introduced by Tim Berners-Lee in 1991. The initial version HTTP/0.9 was designed to facilitate data transfers between a client and server. The protocol works on a request-response model over a TCP connection, but it’s evolved over the years to include several improvements and… The post Web Performance 101: HTTP Headers appeared first on Catchpoint's ...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • A web-based dashboard is similar in function to a vehicle dashboard in many ways. A vehicle dashboard typically features tools and symbols to will help the driver monitor multiple items at once like speed, fuel, engine functioning, etc. Not only do these meters and indicators help ensure a safe and… The post Dissecting the Ideal Dashboard appeared first on Catchpoint's Blog - Web Performance Monit...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • According to this year’s Internet Trends Report, the cloud is steadily expanding and companies are spending more on these services. Businesses are opting to use these third-party services rather than build their own internal tool because they are often easier and less expensive to deploy.  There’s no need to assign IT resources… The post Cloud Monitoring Lessons Learned from Outages appeared first...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • Whenever I write about the cloud, I tend to break it down into three categories: software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and platform as a service (PaaS). As I was working on a cloud performance management ebook, a coworker suggested that I also include function as… The post Everything as a Service appeared first on Catchpoint's Blog - Web Performance Monitoring.

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • As the summer draws to a close and back-to-school sales wind down, retailers will soon be focusing their attention on the holiday shopping season. They’ll take special care to ensure that their ecommerce websites remain available and fast under heavy site traffic, protecting both brand and revenue.  Whilst monitoring page load and response times and the Internet… The post This Holiday Season, Don’...

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  • TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) is a common and reliable transmission protocol on the Internet. TCP was introduced in the 70s by Stanford University for US Defense to establish connectivity between distributed systems to maintain a backup of defense information. At the time, TCP was introduced to communicate amongst a selected… The post Optimize TCP to Speed Through the Digital Freeway appeare...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • In Part I of this series, we examined the impact that SEO has on web performance. In this article, we analyze the performance impact of SEO within China and from the perspective of mobile sites. Mobile-first Strategy Back in November 2016, Google announced they were experimenting to make their index mobile-first. Google… The post Web Performance Monitoring and Its Effect on SEO Pt.II appeared firs...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • In our first blog post of this series, we reviewed the omnichannel opportunity for retail banking and how it was driven by digital transformation.  In this post, we’ll look at the specific opportunity around mobile banking. Security concerns aside, mobile banking is here to stay. Mobile usage rates for retail banking and retail commerce… The post Does Your Omnichannel Banking Strategy Include Mobi...

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • Does your scroll bar get stuck when you scroll down to a webpage or do you see some delay while loading your images once you scroll down to the bottom of the screen? This erratic behavior that sometimes occurs while scrolling is referred to as ‘scrolling stickiness.’ Smooth scrolling is… The post Measuring Scrolling Stickiness appeared first on Catchpoint's Blog - Web Performance Monitoring.

Catchpoint Systems Inc
Catchpoint Systems Inc
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  • Service providers have long been lauded for a willingness to ‘eat their own dog food,’ i.e. to use their own products or services for internal operations and/or development.  For Catchpoint, that means that we use our own digital experience monitoring platform to ensure that the platform itself is running optimally. Regular tests of… The post A Honeywell Monitoring Story appeared first on Catchpoi...

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