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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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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2018outages

2018 outages and lessons learned

Application performance can only be maintained with constant monitoring and optimization efforts. Even with the growing emphasis on implementing a comprehensive monitoring strategy, performance issues and outages are common in the digital world. While some are a result of ineffective optimization, others are intentional and malicious, like a cyber-attack. Catchpoint…

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The performance cost of micro-outages

In the digital world, application performance degradation and downtime are not rare occurrences. The impact such incidents have on end-user experience varies. The application may become slow and frustrating to use or, it could crash and impede user transactions. The severity of the issue and the MTTR (Mean Time to…

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Google BGP leak impacts hundreds of websites

There are multiple protocols and components that keep the complex Internet engine running. And just like any other well-oiled machine, it is important to regularly check whether it is functioning efficiently and delivering optimum performance. The internet is basically a circuit relaying data signals/packets across different paths. One of the…

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