The anatomy of a post-incident review (that actually works)

In a world of CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous delivery) and constant testing throughout the software delivery lifecycle, teams can easily overlook the importance of post-incident reviews. The continuous improvement of monitoring and incident response processes require thorough post-incident analyses of both technology and people. Integrating experience monitoring tools with…

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Facebook outage analysis

Wednesday, March 13th was an interesting day as the world got to see what happens when a major social media giant that also is a technology leader goes down. The Facebook outage impacted users around the world for an extended period of time. At Catchpoint we monitor and benchmark the…

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Web Performance 101: Alerting Strategy

Alerting is an integral part of performance monitoring. A monitoring tool can maintain performance effectively only if it can send out alerts and notifications the moment an issue is detected. Alerts are your first line of defense against performance degradation. It notifies you of a potential issue, allowing you to…

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On-demand testing in Slack using AWS Lambda

Application programming interface or APIs offer extensibility, making it possible to connect multiple tools and analyze data from different channels for a more comprehensive performance analysis. Processes or functions built using APIs are used to exchange and manipulate data between disparate applications. Catchpoint APIs are a simple, yet powerful mechanism…

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Cybersecurity and the need for SSL monitoring

The cybersecurity industry is constantly striving to stay well prepared and well ahead of new threats. Data protection was in the spotlight all through 2018. It’s a common practice for applications to collect user data like the user’s personal information, location, and other personal preferences. Such important data is vulnerable and,…

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