The Key to Cache: An Intro to Varnish

We’ve published several articles on the topic of caching and its role in optimizing web performance in the past. In this article, we will focus specifically on varnish, which is an HTTP accelerator otherwise known as caching HTTP reverse proxy. What are HTTP Accelerators? HTTP accelerators use techniques such as…

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Announcement: Splunk Integration

Today’s digital business landscape has put a premium on performance. With such high stakes at play, IT organizations are amassing huge volumes of time-series data across multiple data sources to successfully deliver high-quality performance. What sets high-performing IT organizations apart from the rest though, is the implementation of an issue management and…

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Trend Shift Analysis

‘Trend’ is a pretty common business term, but its definition tends to vary by industry. In performance monitoring, trend, or trend shift, is a key metric that is used to indicate change. Why is trend shift important? Change is inevitable. Today’s websites must frequently update and change to keep up…

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Stats and Trends on the Chinese Market

As the most populous nation on Earth, China represents tremendous business opportunities for companies with the ability to tap into its market. Of the country’s 1.4 billion people, 53.1% have access to the Internet and Cisco’s VNI report, forecasts this will grow to 66% by the year 2020, and there’s…

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