» Analyzing the Impact of a Public DNS Resolver Outage
15/06/18 00:02 from Catchpoint's Blog
DNS is the most important component of the engine that keeps the internet running. If DNS is not managed effectively or the servers go down, applications are inaccessible and users are frustrated. Public DNS servers are becoming the pref...

» NELLY.COM SELECTS YOTTAA TO OPTIMIZE WEBSITE PERFORMANCE AND INCREASE ONLINE CONVERSIONS
14/06/18 01:45 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
Yottaa Rapid CTRL Enables Leading Fashion Retailer To Optimally Sequence Third Party Technologies Resulting in 30% Faster Page Load Times Waltham, MA—June 13, 2018—Yottaa, Inc., the leading Cloud platform for accelerating eCommerce, toda...

» Zalando saw a 0.7% increase in revenue when they shaved 100ms off their load time.
13/06/18 16:50 from WPOStats.com

» Monitorama 2018 Recap
13/06/18 06:35 from Catchpoint's Blog
Monitorama is one of my favorite conferences to attend. It is about one of my favorite subjects (monitoring) and is hosted in one of my favorite cities (Portland). It always surprises me how similar the themes are across the talks at a s...

» Practicality of Observability
11/06/18 23:00 from Catchpoint's Blog
Technology teams are not immune to hype and trends. Today one of the hottest topics is Observability. Everyone seems to be jumping on the observability bandwagon. Companies are building observability teams and looking to purchase observa...

» Prioritizing the Long-Tail of Performance
08/06/18 01:31 from TimKadlec.com
When I work with companies on improving their performance, we focus more and more on their long-tail of performance data. We look at histograms instead of any single slice of the pie to get a good composite picture of what the current st...

» New Feature: Evergreen Chrome Browser
07/06/18 23:56 from Rigor
Today, we are excited to announce the launch of Chrome 67 and evergreen Chrome browser support in Rigor’s Digital Experience Lifecycle Management platform. What exactly is evergreen browser support? Starting today, Rigor users that selec...

» Web Watch
07/06/18 00:33 from TimKadlec.com
I didn’t tune in for the WWDC stuff this year. I can remember being excited for that each year, eagerly anticipating what cool thing was coming next. However, for the past few years, I’ve found the announcements to be mostly ...

» How to manage DNS in China
05/06/18 23:57 from Catchpoint's Blog
This is a guest blog post from Carl Levine, Senior Technical Evangelist at NS1. Boasting the largest population of internet users in the world, China remains one of the greatest opportunities and risks in the proliferation of an open, an...

» Monitoring in the Gaming Industry
01/06/18 23:05 from Catchpoint's Blog
The gaming industry has created its own indispensable space in the online world, it is a multi-billion dollar industry bringing together avid gamers from every corner of the globe. The internet added a new dimension to the gaming univers...

» How a Successful Intern Program Builds a Culture of Performance
01/06/18 00:36 from Rigor
At Rigor, when we talk about building a Culture of Performance we mean both digital performance as well as “people” performance. Having great people who are aligned and inspired (or a lack thereof) can impact your digital properties and ...

» Tokopedia reduced render time from 14s to 2s for 3G connections and saw a 19% increase in visitors, 35% increase in total sessions, 7% increase in new users, 17% increase in active users and 16% increase in sessions per user.
30/05/18 16:50 from WPOStats.com

» The Balkanization of the Internet Must Stop
26/05/18 01:36 from Catchpoint's Blog
I love the Internet! I love it so much it became the cornerstone of Catchpoint’s vision to help the Internet deliver on its potential for everyone. A few weeks ago, I attended a lecture by Professor Rawi Abdelal from Harvard Business Sch...

» How to Monitor SaaS Applications from your Corporate Locations
24/05/18 23:48 from Catchpoint's Blog
Companies are no longer dependent on software that needs to be installed and activated with a license key; software-as-a-service (SaaS) has changed the way we access and use software applications. The same model of subscription-based ser...

» Catchpoint Cares
22/05/18 23:02 from Catchpoint's Blog
We’re beyond proud to introduce Catchpoint Cares, a company initiative dedicated to empowering Catchpoint employees, partners, and customers to lead positive change in our communities. We aim to do this through an ongoing effort to provi...

» Ode to the Kindle
19/05/18 00:20 from TimKadlec.com
Remy just posted about his Kindle breaking , and how he felt oddly affected by this: Somehow, I felt weird about throwing away a bit of consumer technology. Except, the Kindle to me, wasn’t that at all. I hold a great fondness to t...

» IRCE 2018 – 6 Reasons to Visit with Yottaa
17/05/18 22:00 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
Schedule a Meeting at IRCE 2018 : Click here to select a time to meet with Yottaa at our booth, #637. Online retailers large and small will soon be descending on Chicago to attend the IRCE show on June 5-8. It’s an event with conte...

» Performance ROI: Tracking and Quantifying Customer Wins
16/05/18 03:13 from Rigor
At Rigor we help our customers deliver performance wins, quantify those successes, and correlate the impact to the business metrics they care about the most. For example, we help customers deliver performance improvements that lead to no...

» Site Reliability Engineering and Monitoring Tools
16/05/18 00:51 from Catchpoint's Blog
When we crafted the questions and analyzed the data from our recent Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) survey, we tried to present a balanced view of the organizational environments and challenges that SREs face. It was no surprise in the s...

» Introducing Choose Your Own Chrome Version
11/05/18 21:47 from Catchpoint's Blog
In nearly every new version of Chrome, there are notable updates, bug fixes, and new features added to the new version. This often requires developers to change their code to accommodate the new changes so that the performance, reliabili...

» Fashion retailer Missguided removed BazaarVoice for Android visitors. Median page load time improved by 4 seconds, and revenue increased by 26%
11/05/18 16:50 from WPOStats.com

» Book Review: The Underground Railroad
05/05/18 00:10 from TimKadlec.com
Colson Whitehead had the idea for The Underground Railroad about 15 years before the book was actually written. When he finally convinced himself to write it, he immersed himself in research, determined to do justice to the difficult top...

» 7 Steps to a GDPR Ready eCommerce Website
04/05/18 01:16 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
Last updated on May 16th, 2018 We summarized the GDPR implications for eCommerce in our blog post, “The GDPR eCommerce Countdown to May 25.” But what should you do if you still aren’t compliant? Here are some GDPR compliance steps (based...

» The GDPR eCommerce Countdown to May 25
04/05/18 01:11 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
What is GDPR? The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect May 25, 2018. GDPR expands an individual’s right to understand how their data is being used and the permissions they are granting, and applies to all eCo...

» THE ROCKPORT GROUP SELECTS YOTTAA FOR ECOMMERCE ACCELERATION
03/05/18 23:00 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
Leading Footwear Retailer Increases Online Revenue Per Session Using Yottaa Waltham, MA—May 3, 2018—Yottaa, Inc., the leading SaaS platform for accelerating eCommerce, today announced that the Rockport Group, a leader in men’s and women’...

» Preparing for GDPR: What you should know
02/05/18 00:16 from Rigor
You have probably seen, heard, or read that, effective May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be in force. This landmark regulation is meant to ensure that individuals have greater transparency and control ov...

» Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) for Mobile eCommerce – Worth the Effort?  
30/04/18 23:00 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are being promoted by web design firms as the new standard for mobile eCommerce development.  However, Forrester Research reports that 87% of digital experience makers are still using responsive web design (RW...

» Shifting Performance Testing Left
28/04/18 05:34 from Rigor
Delivering exceptional digital experiences are no longer optional for companies that want to compete. We all know this to be true, yet far too often companies view performance as reactive rather than proactive. For instance, the reactive...

» eTail Canada 2018 – 5 Reasons to Visit with Yottaa
27/04/18 05:00 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
Schedule a Meeting at eTail Canada: Click here to select a time to meet with Yottaa at booth #12 The best of Canadian eCommerce will soon be descending on Toronto to attend the eTail Canada Conference, May. 15-17. It is a great event tha...

» Accurately Measure Your UX with Chrome
19/04/18 02:00 from Rigor
Customers are the lifeblood of your business. This is why we believe that monitoring the experience of the end user should be the top priority. To properly monitor and forecast a site’s performance and your user’s experience, you n...

» New Feature: Comparison Reports by Rigor
14/04/18 01:41 from Rigor
Collecting performance data is important for baselining, establishing performance budgets, and measuring performance KPIs over time. These metrics are a valuable component of improving your web performance, but in isolation, metrics can ...

» SUCCESSORIES SELECTS YOTTAA FOR ECOMMERCE CONTENT ACCELERATION AND SHOPPER EXPERIENCE OPTIMIZATION
11/04/18 23:43 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
Leading Retailer of Motivational Office Decorations Reduces Website Page Load Times to 2.5 Seconds Using Yottaa Waltham, MA—April 11, 2018—Yottaa, Inc., the leading SaaS platform for accelerating eCommerce, today announced that Successor...

» eTail Canada
06/04/18 03:41 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
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» Reasons why Rigor is a G2 Crowd Spring Leader
31/03/18 05:43 from Rigor
This week Rigor was honored as a Spring Leader on G2 Crowd. We pride ourselves on putting our customers first and equipping them to solve their business problems with our platform. We won this award because of reviews from real users who...

» Notes on: Raiders of the Fast Start at Perfmatters
29/03/18 05:20 from TimKadlec.com
At #PerfMatters , Katie Sylor-Miller gave a presentation entitled “Raiders of the Fast Start” (best title ever). Here are my notes. Performance archaeology uncovers insights into your development and performance culture. Star...

» Partnering with Speedcurve
28/03/18 07:31 from TimKadlec.com
When I wrote about beginning to work for myself again, I mentioned that there were a few things in the works that I was particularly excited about. Today, I get to spill the beans on one of them: I’m partnering with SpeedCurve to p...

» Notes on Making Pinterest Fast at Perfmatters
28/03/18 04:33 from TimKadlec.com
At #PerfMatters , Jessica Chan, Sarah Dapul-Weberman, and Michelle Vu gave a presentation about building Pinterest’s first dedicated performance team and the challenges involved. Here are my notes. First Dedicated Performance team ...

» RiskStorming: How to reinvent your test strategy
24/03/18 02:00 from TechBeacon - Performance
“What’s your current test strategy ?” Managers used to spring that question on me as they passed by my desk during fly-by check-ups on the status of their projects. It used to take me by surprise. Why were we testing ...

» Compressive Images Revisited
23/03/18 01:05 from TimKadlec.com
2012 was a dark time for responsive images. Standards work had begun, but there was no consensus and many angry people (myself included). Some remained unconvinced that responsive images were even a problem that needed to be solved. But ...

» 7 lessons from debugging a test automation framework
22/03/18 02:00 from TechBeacon - Performance
We all come across strange code behavior that makes no sense and requires a lot of time to see clearly what is going on. For example, my team and I went through a memorable, weeks-long ordeal figuring out why the browser-a...

» How pattern objects can fix your problems with page objects
21/03/18 02:00 from TechBeacon - Performance
Many automation engineers find the pace of their work grueling. That's due in no small part to the cost of maintaining their automated tests. Years ago, a great advancement, the page object, an object repository in Selenium WebDriver , m...

» Monitoring: Why focus on the end user experience?
20/03/18 23:59 from Rigor
I recently was asked the following question by an online retailer: “Why should I invest in monitoring the user experience when I already have monitoring for our database, infrastructure, app server, and network?” In my head I am thinking...

» How Fast Is Amp Really?
20/03/18 01:36 from TimKadlec.com
AMP has caused quite the stir from a philosophical perspective, but the technology hasn’t received as close of a look. A few weeks ago, Ferdy Christant wrote about the unfair advantage being given to AMP content through preloading ...

» Implications of the Recent Google Ad Outage
19/03/18 07:58 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
Last updated on April 20th, 2018 The post Implications of the Recent Google Ad Outage appeared first on Yottaa . You might also like: Yottaa Launches New Index for User Experience and Web Performance Benchmarking Charming Charlie Boosts ...

» Licensed to Web
17/03/18 00:54 from TimKadlec.com
I recently got back from London where I was presenting at QCon . Typically I enjoy single-track events more than multi-track events, but QCon did an impressive job of curating the talks. Each track is curated by the track hosts and speak...

» The Implications of the Google Ad Outage: Online Shoppers Wait 30 Seconds for Pages to Load
15/03/18 09:11 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
An outage at Google’s DoubleClick division had a significant impact on the retail industry yesterday. According to our data, the outage affected almost all eCommerce websites between 3pm and 6pm ET on Tuesday. Any website utilizing Googl...

» Chaos engineering and testing: 34 tools and tutorials
15/03/18 02:00 from TechBeacon - Performance
Testing in production (TiP) is gaining steam as an accepted practice in DevOps and testing communities, but no amount of preproduction QA testing can foresee all the possible scenarios in your real production deployment. The prevailing w...

» Want to speed end-to-end testing? Don't send in the clones
13/03/18 02:00 from TechBeacon - Performance
If you're going to automate testing in your delivery pipeline, you need to strike the right balance between environment fidelity—testing in a deployment environment that's similar to the user-facing environment—and the time it ...

» 2018 eTail West: Cloudy With a Chance of Mobile
10/03/18 09:06 from Yottaa's Site Optimization & Web Performance Blog
Last updated on April 20th, 2018 The post 2018 eTail West: Cloudy With a Chance of Mobile appeared first on Yottaa . You might also like: Yottaa Launches New Index for User Experience and Web Performance Benchmarking Charming Charlie Boo...

» Test automation training is broken. Here's how to fix it.
08/03/18 03:00 from TechBeacon - Performance
This a good time to be working in test automation . Many organizations, wanting to deliver products at an ever-increasing pace while maintaining quality, are turning to this discipline. And with that has come an increased deman...

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