Performance is a Journey not a Destination!
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    Monitoring India eCommerce during the Great Online Shopping Festival Posted on December 23rd, 2014 by Nithyanand Mehta

    Seeing an opportunity to capitalize on a one-day online shopping bonanza the likes of the United States sees with “Cyber Monday” and China sees with “Singles Day,” Google India created the Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF) in Dec 2012, collaborating with a few online shopping portals to provide heavy discounts across a large number of sites. […]

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    Improve Your Team’s Communication with Catchpoint’s Slack Integration Posted on December 18th, 2014 by Robert Castley

    In the modern business environment, the ability to effectively communicate with colleagues both inside and outside of your department is a challenge with which companies of all sizes struggle every single day. Slack is a relatively new and powerful communication tool that helps solve this common problem for the modern organization. By bringing together various services […]

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    Improving Our Alerting System with PagerDuty Posted on December 15th, 2014 by Maria Eldridge

    When your systems fail, being the first to know is imperative in order to get back up and running before your clients or customers are negatively impacted. But figuring out the best way to do so hasn’t always been easy. That’s the problem that PagerDuty, a private alert service that can be used across a […]

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    UK Black Friday Performance Featured Heavy Sites and Long Load Times Posted on December 3rd, 2014 by Robert Castley

    With the recent crazy long weekend of shopping deals to be had both online and in store it has been a testing time for some of the UK’s Top 50 retailers. Black Friday and Cyber Monday came to the UK in 2010 with Amazon offering Black Friday discounts. Every year since has seen more and […]

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    Lessons Learned from Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2014 Posted on December 1st, 2014 by Mehdi Daoudi

    All metrics based off of the performance data of Catchpoint’s customized list of Top 50 eCommerce sites. While many of us were stuffing ourselves full of turkey, cranberry sauce, and…stuffing on Thanksgiving, internet retailers were gearing up for the massive eCommerce traffic spurred by Black Friday deals. While the brick and mortar stores remain packed, […]

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    How Synthetic Monitoring Can Get You Back Online Posted on November 18th, 2014 by Mehdi Daoudi

    “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” –Oscar Wilde There’s something to be said for recognizing a mistake and fixing it, which is exactly what Citibank has done with their website and varying IP addresses. As we pointed out last week, many Citi customers experienced massive performance issues when they tried to visit […]

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    DoubleClick Outage Causes Serious Issues Across the Web Posted on November 12th, 2014 by Mehdi Daoudi

    If you found yourself struggling to access one of your favorite sites this morning, there’s a good chance that DoubleClick was the culprit. The Google-owned adserver experienced a significant outage between the hours of 8:45 and 10:30 EST on Wednesday morning, and as is often the case with third parties that have large footprints across the […]

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    Houston, Citi Has a Problem Posted on November 12th, 2014 by Mehdi Daoudi

    Ever type a URL into your browser’s navigation bar and omit the ‘www.’ prefix? Of course you have, because most sites are set up nowadays to make the ‘www.’ unnecessary for the end user. So on Monday when I tried to pay some bills I was greeted with incredibly long wait times. Kind of defeats […]

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