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    Why Caching is a Vital Part of Website Performance Posted on March 13th, 2017 by Catchpoint Systems

    This is a guest post written by Roxana Elliott, section.io. When it comes to website performance and speed, we have a saying over here at section.io: Cache is King. We believe that an effective cache setup is the number-one thing websites can do to serve content to visitors as quickly as possible, improve both front-end […]

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    An In-depth Analysis of the AWS S3 Outage Impact Posted on March 1st, 2017 by Catchpoint Systems

    Amazon’s AWS (Amazon Web Services) S3 web-based storage service in North America experienced widespread issues beginning at 12:37 PM EST on February 28. As reported on Amazon’s status dashboard, “high error rates with S3 in US-EAST-1.” This was the only explanation provided at the time. Consequently, many popular online services that utilize S3 such as […]

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    Debugging CDNs: A Need for Change Posted on February 27th, 2017 by Mehdi Daoudi

    It’s a Saturday afternoon: An email from a customer drove me to start troubleshooting an issue they were experiencing with Amazon S3. They were experiencing random high wait time, usually an indication of a problem with communication back to some sort of an origin system. Should’ve been a piece of cake, right? Well, it wasn’t. […]

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    Our Latest Integration with StatusPage Posted on February 17th, 2017 by Benson Long

    As technology continues to advance, an increasing amount of tools is required to manage the day-to-day jobs of IT professionals. Each of these tools adds a layer of complexity to a business’s operations; so at some point, the addition of these tools tend to have an adverse effect on productivity if they aren’t managed efficiently. […]