Pingdom in numbers: 37 billion site tests so far this year
Our server infrastructure has a lot of work to do, it’s quite a busy bee. When you monitor the uptime and response time of as many websites and servers on the Internet as we do, and do it on a continuous basis, the numbers quickly add up. Just for fun, we thought we’d share some of these numbers with you.
First a couple of year-to-date numbers for the Pingdom monitoring network:
- Tests performed so far this year: 37 billion
- Alerts sent out so far this year (all alerts to all contacts): 31 million
The alert number is the sum of all alerts via email, SMS, Twitter, iPhone push notifications, etc.
And what about right now? Here is a snapshot of our current hourly workload…
Read the rest of this article over at the Pingdom blog (our “product blog”).