Dissecting MQTT using Wireshark

We discussed the MQTT protocol, how it works, and it’s growing role in the digital landscape in a previous blog post. To better understand the content in this article, read up on the basics of Machine to Machine (M2M) in the previous post. We will be using the Catchpoint MQTT monitor…

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Webhook Setup and Implementation

There’s no question that among the growing digital landscape, APIs play an indispensable role in allowing different tools, platforms, and devices to integrate with one another as seamlessly as possible. However, when devops and SRE teams are charged with monitoring the performance of many digital properties under their company’s control,…

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The What, Why, and How of APIs

For over a decade, Application Programming Interface or APIs have been used to exchange data between multiple platforms. From social media to news and media sites, most websites depend on APIs to provide a dynamic and real-time digital experience. APIs have made its way into almost every device and service…

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Analyzing Change for Anomaly Detection

Change is the only constant in life. There are many definitions of change, but for the purpose of this blog, I will define change as any deviation or variation between two or more instances. Just as we as humans experience changes in our mood on a regular basis, applications often change from release…

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