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    We just released the SolarWinds® AppOptics Dev Edition, a new, free version of AppOptics (APM) aimed at helping developers gain visibility into an application's performance during the development cycle to ship code faster with fewer bugs. Read More



    There is a new version of the Pingdom API.  Version 3.1 has improved security, simplified implementation, and maintenance.

    Auto-generated API key no longer requires a username and password with every request, Easy-to-read and follow documentation based on OpenAPI 3.0 specification,  and you can create new API queries in just minutes. Read More



    With a simple uptime check, you’re able to not only help ensure website availability, but you can use them for much more. You can monitor other critical elements of your web application like setting up checks to test your APIs, DNS, CDNs, Networks, Email, you can also create custom checks. Read More



    With the data, you get from real user monitoring (RUM), you can easily correlate the bounce rates (lost customers) with average page load time (page performance). Most users expect a web page to load in two seconds or less, and if it is much more than that you could be putting your business at risk. It is vital in today's demanding digital environment to know what your user's experience is with your web applications and services. Learn more about real user monitoring (RUM) primary use cases. Read More



    One of the easiest ways to improve your website performance is by using content delivery networks (CDNs). We`ve prepared a quick guide to explain how to do it. With competitors just a click away, organizations wishing to attract and retain customers need to make web performance a priority. One relatively simple method of doing this is by using content delivery networks (CDNs). In this article, we’ll explain how CDNs help improve web performance. We’ll explain what they are, how they work, and how to implement them in your websites. Read More

    Response Time and Page Load Time are not two terms that mean the same thing. In your Pingdom reports, you will see two words to describe your website speed: Response Time and Load Time. Response Time is a term used in your Uptime reports, and Page Load time or just Load Time is something you'll see in the RUM and Page Speed reports. You might think it's just different terms for the same thing, but they are quite different! This article will touch upon the difference between the two. Read More