Performance is a Journey not a Destination!
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    Seven Steps to Maximize Desktop Speed Posted on November 5th, 2014 by Catchpoint Systems

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now less than a month away, which means that eCommerce sites should be wrapping up their optimization techniques and testing their platforms in preparation for the influx of traffic. We’ve offered advice on how to optimize your website speed, how to prepare for website failures to minimize their impact, how to learn from the […]

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    Why Outages Are the Scariest Thing for DevOps – and Businesses Posted on October 31st, 2014 by Craig Lowell

    Forget the ghouls, witches, and monsters. The scariest thing for a DevOps person is the effect that a web outage will have on his or her company. For example, take Facebook. The social media giant is projected to eclipse $10 billion in revenue for the first time ever this year, but with those soaring projections […]

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    When Measuring Performance Causes Performance Problems Posted on October 27th, 2014 by Craig Lowell

    Can you put the cork back in a champagne bottle after it’s been popped? Back in July, the DevOps world rejoiced when Apple finally built a Navigation Timing API into Safari, first in the beta release of iOS 8, and then in the public release which came a couple months later. Naturally, we popped that […]

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    How Web Bot Detection Boosts Real User Monitoring Data Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by Catchpoint Systems

    The following is a guest post from Ron Abisi, Director of Sales at Distil Networks. Catchpoint’s powerful and intuitive tools have streamlined the process for monitoring web performance in revolutionary ways. Its reporting capabilities allow businesses to gain actionable insight into user performance and engagement. The reliability of this data, however, is dependent on having […]

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    How to get your eCommerce site ready for China Singles’ Day Posted on October 21st, 2014 by Yu Ng

    What is Singles’ Day? University students in Nanjing, China started celebrating Singles’ Day, or Bachelors’ Day, in the 1990s. It’s a day single people get together to party, but over the last few years, it has also turned into the biggest online shopping day in the world. Why should you care? According to the New […]

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    How to Test Your Site in October for Holiday Shopping Traffic Posted on October 8th, 2014 by Ryan Pelette

    October is here, and most eCommerce sites have completed the code changes in preparation for the holiday shopping season, so now is the time to test their websites. Here is what some great companies are doing to ensure that their apps and sites are ready to handle the increased traffic of the upcoming eCommerce season. […]

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    Catchpoint and Cedexis Partner to Improve Web Performance Posted on October 2nd, 2014 by Catchpoint Systems

    Catchpoint is pleased to announce a new partnership with Cedexis, whose customers can now leverage the Catchpoint service as a data source for Openmix traffic management. This is possible through Cedexis’s open adaptor Fusion program and Catchpoint’s Alert API and data collected from over 260 global nodes. To commemorate this partnership, the following is a guest […]

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    Effects of Back to School Sales on Holiday Shopping Season Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by Craig Lowell

    The world of eCommerce is a never-ending string of challenges that must be met. As soon as one major sale is over, online retailers are already looking ahead to the next one. And from a DevOps perspective, that means making sure that the site can handle the next traffic surge by learning from the lessons […]

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