Awaken Your Web Application Stack

  Awaken Your Web Application Stack Mobile and cloud applications are changing the way organizations do business. Think about how Amazon and AWS, Uber, Airbnb, and Netflix are disrupting existing service providers and their traditional markets. The one constant among those companies, within their respective industries, is their application. These apps are born in the […]

Understanding Root Cause: DNS and Traceroute

You can think about your web site the way you think about your car. Every time something breaks, you can run to a professional – be it an engineer or a mechanic – and pay a lot of money for the fix (and isn’t it annoying when you can’t even tell if it is a […]

Pingdom’s Heroku Add-On is Now Generally Available

We are excited to announce that Pingdom’s Heroku Add-on is now generally available to all Heroku users in the Elements Add-on Marketplace.  The add-on has everything Heroku users need for website or web app monitoring, including: Uptime monitoring: Check that your website or web app is available every minute automatically – over 70 global polling locations in […]

VIDEO! #whatdoyoucheck Episode 3 – Contest Winner

Back in June, we asked you to write and submit 500-800 word blog posts describing a unique way you use Pingdom custom checks. We have received some excellent blog posts and we are excited to say, we have found a winner! When we received George’s write up on how he created a method to measure […]

A day in the life of going viral!

Since June, Pingdom has been running the #whatdoyoucheck blog contest to learn more about the creative checks our users have come up with (1st #whatdoyoucheck blog post: Using Pingdom to measure your teams happiness!) We decided to leverage our Twitter following of 98k to help spread the word by offering a free Pingdom T-shirt for everyone […]

Monitoring Performance with Multiple Datacenters and Dynamic DNS

When it comes to load times, seconds count. As do milliseconds. You and your competitors both know it. A 100ms latency may sound fast—until you multiply it by the 80 items on your landing page, resulting in an eight-second load time. Considering that one in three users will abandon your site if it hasn’t loaded […]