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Snakes on a Road Trip: PyCon 2014!
April 9, 2014 by James Meickle
PyCon is always a hotly anticipated event, and this year I’m quite excited to be headed up to Montreal with my coworkers Kristin, Ari, and Dan. Better yet, this is the first conference that we’re attending via road trip! I’ve done the same journey by train before, and we’ll have some nice scenery to look…Continue reading
Debugging After the Engineers Have Left
April 2, 2014 by Team AppNeta
We build tools to serve both halves of the coin from which devops takes its name, but we frequently find other uses for those tools across the company. Recently while working late I received a message from an engineer on the sales team looking for some help with a trial he was running. The client…Continue reading
Free Monitoring on Heroku — TraceView Add-on GA!
February 20, 2014 by Dan Kuebrich
Over the past few months we’ve been refining the TraceView add-on for Ruby apps on Heroku and this week we’ve gone general availability. This brings AppNeta’s full-stack monitoring to Heroku for the first time. Thanks to everybody who participated in our beta, we appreciate your support and feedback!
“Selenium” Monitoring: Language Abstraction in AppView
January 28, 2014 by Greg Higginson
The FTC is more responsive than NASA
October 17, 2013 by James Meickle
Last night, the United States Congress managed to avoid a default with a last-minute agreement. But the reboot’s still in progress, and many federal government servers and services remain shut down. The cause of the online blackout is this set of guidelines released by the Office of Management and Budget, and in particular their answer…Continue reading
AppView Web Global: Now with Free Trial!
October 9, 2013 by Team AppNeta
Today, we launched an important milestone for AppView Web: free trials for everybody! Monitoring performance has historically been a cumbersome process, including multiple phone calls with sales reps, paperwork trades back and forth, and delays that give any performance problem more than enough time to go away on its own. AppView Web’s unique outside-in perspective…Continue reading
End-User Monitoring: RUM or Synthetic?
September 20, 2013 by Dan Kuebrich
Performance for end-users is the metric by which most businesses judge their web applications’ performance: is the responsiveness of the application an asset or a liability to the business? Studies show that users are growing more and more demanding, while average pageloads are getting bigger and bigger–more than doubling in weight since 2010. Combine that…Continue reading
An Introduction to Client Latency
August 23, 2013 by Dan Riti
What is client latency? Let’s face it, users are impatient. They demand a blazingly fast experience and accept no substitutes. Google performed a study in 2010 which proved that when a site responds slowly, visitors spend less time there. Speed as perceived by the end user is driven by multiple factors, including how fast results…Continue reading
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa … but Which Elf is Slowing Down my Network?
November 28, 2012 by Team AppNeta
Every year around this time, people start to give thanks. Either for the things they have, for the people in their lives or for the great gifts. During the following weeks, there will be mistletoe hanging, carolers caroling and a whole bunch of people shopping online for the best deals. With all this shopping, there…Continue reading
What End User Experience Looked Like During the Presidential Election
November 7, 2012 by Team AppNeta
I think it’s safe to say that everyone knows what happened yesterday – the U.S. Presidential Election. And while we were interested to see who would be named the winner, we were also interested in seeing how the election would affect end user experience of certain popular websites: mittromney.com; barrackobama.com; foxnews.com; nbcnews.com and cnn.com. Our…Continue reading