Digital Experience Monitoring: An Overview

What is Digital Experience Monitoring? In today’s ever-changing digital landscape, it’s critical for companies to be in sync with their users and customers. From websites and web applications to internal mission-critical applications, businesses must ensure that their services are always available and running smoothly. If not, users are likely to easily abandon your website, directly…

Guidelines for Choosing a Monitoring Platform

How to Choose an Appropriate Monitoring Platform No matter the type of business or industry you’re in, monitoring uptime, performance, and availability of your websites and web services is critical for timely error resolution and customer satisfaction.  You put your business at risk if you’re operating with an outdated monitoring solution. In this post, we…

Network Throttling: Monitor the User Experience

Network Throttling When it comes to monitoring web application performance, not only is it necessary emulate user actions, but also network conditions of end-user devices. Network throttling allows you to control connection speeds to better match the experience of real users, allowing you to see web application behavior in specific network conditions. Network connections can…

REST vs. SOAP: Which is Better for Web Services?

Ask two developers whether SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) or REST (Representational State Transfer) is better for accessing web services and you’ll likely get two different answers – and maybe more. It’s a passionate debate, but the reality is that the best solution depends on the application. Let’s take a look at these two options…

The 10 Most Common HTTP Status Codes

As a typical Internet user, nothing is more frustrating than waiting for a web page to display, only to receive a “Page Not Found” 404 error status code. Sure, we try reloading the page, and sometimes that gets the gremlins to start working, but most times, the issue is out of our hands. For all…

API Monitoring and OAuth 2.0 Authentication

What is OAuth Authentication? A Brief History. OAuth 2.0 Authentication, as explained by oauth.net, is a “delegation protocol that is used for conveying authorization decisions across a network of web-enabled applications and APIs.” OAuth was created in 2006 by developers from Twitter and Ma.gnolia, a social bookmarking site. Ma.gnolia was looking for a way to…

Case Study: LuckyVitamin

LuckyVitamin ensures global uptime and performance for millions of customers with the Dotcom-Monitor platform.   Introduction Founded in 2005, LuckyVitamin is an industry leading global e-commerce destination for health and wellness, natural and organic products, vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports and fitness nutrition, food, beauty, skincare, pet, and natural home. LuckyVitamin offers premium quality products and service…