Web Performance

Synthetic Monitoring vs. RUM

It’s important for both technical and business teams to understand the different web performance monitoring options that are available as well as their various use cases and the benefits of each. Let’s start with a brief definition of two of the more prominent web performance methodologies: synthetic monitoring and real

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APIs

Understanding APIs: What They Are and Why They Matter

People all over the world consume data on a daily basis across a variety of networks, geographies, and devices. You’ve probably lost track of how many applications are on your phone or tablet – applications for shopping, ordering food, checking the weather, reading the news, tracking the stock market, and

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New Features

New Feature: Evergreen Chrome Browser

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of Chrome 67 and evergreen Chrome browser support in Rigor’s Digital Experience Lifecycle Management platform. What exactly is evergreen browser support? Starting today, Rigor users that select Chrome for their real browser checks will be automatically upgraded to new versions of the

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New Features

New Datadog Alert Integration

One of the most popular customer requests in Rigor’s Idea Exchange is tighter integration between our alerts and third-party services. To help facilitate this, we introduced Alert Webhooks in 2015, which allow you to notify an API endpoint when a Rigor check fails. This is a critical feature, since organizations need to react quickly

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APIs

APIs 101: How to Monitor SLAs with APIs

Businesses are increasingly relying on APIs to power their applications. So, whether you rely on internal or third party APIs, it is likewise becoming more important than ever that they ensure these APIs are available, functional, and performing as expected. API monitoring gives continuous visibility into how both internally-created and

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Web Performance

Optimizing for Global Traffic

We’re in the midst of the 2016 Olympic games and all eyes are on Rio. That means lot of visitors from around the world are hitting the Rio 2016 official website this summer for scores, highlights, schedules, and real-time updates. In this week’s Web Perfectionist 101 video, Billy Hoffman takes

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New Features

Presenting Rigor Monitoring & Optimization

Today we are excited to release our two newly branded and integrated products as part of our digital performance management platform: Rigor Monitoring and Rigor Optimization. Each of these products cover a different aspect of the performance improvement lifecycle: Rigor Monitoring captures, trends, and alerts on performance data collected proactively 24/7 from around the

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