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Pingdom’s must-read articles #59

pingdom web performanceIn this ongoing series of blog posts, we bring you a set of articles from around the web that we think you should consider having a read through. Here’s this week’s selection. Hopefully you find something interesting and useful.

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Pingdom releases brand new iPhone app

app-ico-blogToday we’ve released a brand new Pingdom iPhone app. It’s completely reengineered from the ground up and puts outages in focus. Whenever you receive an alert on your iPhone we want to help you get to what’s wrong as quickly as possible, then allow you to dig deeper.

The new app is available today from the App Store. It’s of course free, so there’s no reason why you shouldn’t download it right away.

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Pingdom’s must-read articles #58

web performanceIn this ongoing series of blog posts, we bring you a set of articles from around the web that we think you should consider having a read through. Here’s this week’s selection. Hopefully you find something interesting and useful.

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Pingdom’s must-read articles #57

web performanceIn this ongoing series of blog posts, we bring you a set of articles from around the web that we think you should consider having a read through. Here’s this week’s selection. Hopefully you find something interesting and useful.

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ab-1503 million unique visitors each day, that is how much traffic Aftonbladet.se, the biggest website in Sweden, handles. Add to that the 15 TB of data the site pumps out daily and you get some idea of the scale of its operations. And keep in mind Sweden is a country with only 9.6 million people.

We at Pingdom visited Aftonbladet recently to find out how this cutting edge website is managed and monitored, and met with two of the guys that made this all happen: Christian Lizell, Systems Architect, and Tobias Järlund, Lead Developer. Here’s what we found out about how they and the rest of the team keep the site ticking.

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shootitlive-150Shootitlive was born with a demo in a conference room at one of the biggest daily newspapers in Sweden. The demo was a hack hosted on one of the co-founder’s computers at home. A Shootitlive widget was inserted into a copy of the daily’s homepage. When photos started to appear on the fake homepage, merely seconds after the camera had captured the photo, the deal was in effect done.

That’s how Shootitlive got started and how it managed to sign up many of the biggest newspapers in Northern Europe as customers. On the bleeding edge of news photography and video, Shootitlive is now poised for further international expansion.

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Pingdom is heading to Webbdagarna in Gothenburg

webbdagarna-150Today, the Pingdom team is heading to Webbdagarna (it means The Web Days in Swedish) in Gothenburg. It’s an ongoing series of two day conferences that take place in multiple cities around Sweden every year. This time the theme of Webbdagarna is “do it yourself.”

By the looks of it, there is a wide range of what must be very exciting sessions on offer. Both days there are also more specialized tracks, which attendees can choose from. Some of the topics covered during Webbdagarna include branding, digital disruption, ecommerce, web design, and web strategy.

But what’s your story? What is it that you’re looking forward to the most if you are also going to Webbdagarna? Let us know!

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Wrapping up Monitorama day 1

day1-150The first day of Monitorama in Berlin has been a whirlwind of talks on all kinds of interesting topics. All the presenters did a great job and managed to convey all kinds of exciting ideas and impressions. Our mind are buzzing, something that will not go away for a long time. Add the informal discussions in the hallway track and you have a full day that came and went all too quickly. Here’s a short wrap up of the first day of Monitorama in Berlin.

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Are you ready for Monitorama in Berlin? Pingdom is!

monitorama berlin pingdomLater this week the Monitorama EU conference in Berlin kicks off, and Pingdom will be there. This is a two-day open source monitoring conference and hackathon, with what looks to be many exciting sessions. We look forward to a wide range of topics including alerting, logging, visualizations, website monitoring, and much more.

We will of course be attending lots of sessions , but we also want to take this opportunity to spend time with as many of you as possible.

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Pingdom’s must-read articles #56

web performanceEvery week we bring you a set of fresh articles from around the web that we think you should consider having a read through. Here’s this week’s selection. Hopefully you find something interesting and useful.

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