3 Ways to Avoid Downtime: What We Learned From Amazon’s Outage

Amazon’s outage (S3 web-based storage) in Northern Virginia caused large-scale disruption for many companies – not to mention the financial consequences of dreaded downtime. There are several important lessons businesses should take from this unprecedented failure, the key takeaway being that preparation is paramount. If Amazon’s cloud can go down, then any site is at Read More

Top 6 Challenges of API Testing

API TESTING SERIES Testing teams face several unique challenges when testing Application Programming Interface (API) implementations. API testing is part of the integrations testing process and concerns the communication between two systems–one of which your staff likely has no control over. Thorough testing practices help QA and development teams not only create code that works, but create Read More

Synthetic Monitoring vs. Real User Monitoring (RUM) – How Should You Monitor?

  If you’re feeling confused about Synthetic Monitoring, Real User Monitoring (known as RUM), and the whole performance monitoring space in general, don’t fret! You’re not alone. Performance monitoring of web applications is a challenging but critical task. Monitoring, on the whole, is an ongoing process and judged from the end-user’s perspective. Its purpose is Read More