For the challenge of finding creative uses of Pingdom I have created an office happiness monitoring web app that uses the microphone to listen in for a set of positive and negative words spoken, and then determines what the office mood is like. Imagine being able to know when your team morale starts to decline, […]
You run a big thriving site and one day you’re told it needs to be migrated/decommissioned – oh and do not lose a single conversion. HA! Not going to happen! There’s going to just have to be acceptable losses. Right? Heh, now let me tell you how we did it. Any major site migration/decommission has […]
If a customer ever gets around to reading your SLA, one key question comes up sooner or later: Have you provided what you promised? You could simply say yes—but that doesn’t give them reason to trust you. A status page does. It conveys accurate, up-to-date information that proves you’ve not only met, but exceeded the […]
In most things, a 95% success rate is excellent. If your website uptime meets this percentage, however, it will be down for more than two and a half weeks every year. Every cache overrun and network bottleneck could stall a revenue stream. It’s crucial that you respond to your website’s every need, whether you’re located […]
Yesterday marked five years since the inaugural Instagram photo was posted, and go figure, it was a dog. Co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger went on to launch Instagram the following October and it’s all history from there. Since then, the photo sharing service has joined the ranks of popular social media giants such as […]
Continuous Liquid Interface Production is a breakthrough technology that grows parts instead of printing them layer by layer. This allows businesses to produce commercial quality parts at game-changing speeds.
With consumers expecting web sites to load faster and faster while web applications get more complex, it is getting harder to be knowledgeable about every component of your web application. Web performance requires knowledge on subjects like application troubleshooting, firewalls and security, network troubleshooting, database performance, and on concepts like DevOps and cloud. Those are […]
Why maintain multiple tools that function independently with overlapping data and redundant information? You can eliminate the unnecessary duplication of production data by relying on the Copy Data Management (CDM) approach.
Today many of our friends are probably getting an extra shot of coffee after last night’s outage. Our live map lit up with over 100,000 outages around the world. AWS had a routing problem that caused many sites to go down. The incident lasted around 40 minutes and affected Slack, Netflix, Pinterest and many others. […]
Industrial equipment can be offered on a pay-per-use basis similar to the software as a service model in IT. The emerging concept known as product as a service transforms service from a standalone function within a manufacturer to an integrated product and service offering that delivers value as the product is in use.