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Optimization for SaaS: Works for Business and DevOps

Melanie Crissey

Within SaaS companies, both DevOps and business teams can benefit from using performance optimization tools. Performance matters - whether you’re managing a marketing website or a web app. In this blog post we’ll: discuss how Optimization fits into workflows for DevOps and business teams, and explore some hypothetical (and slightly hyperbolic) examples of how to use Optimization. Optimization for DevOps Teams Traditionally, engineering teams at software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies have been primarily focused with optimizing d...

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Top 8 404 Fail Pages of 2016

Jennifer Carlson

Downtime is a headache for users as it is for site admins. Unfortunately, it affects nearly every site at one point or another.   According to studies by the Aberdeen Research Group, the average website is out of business 8 days a year. This makes for 192 hours of 404 error messages from a given site.  We all know the frustrations that can mount when sites are underperforming, but the anger that can surface when a complete failure occurs is very real.  These negative emotions are, of course, the opposite of those that our teams intend with...

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Continuous Delivery, an Introduction

Jennifer Carlson

Overview For many development teams, the process of releasing software to end users requires a significant time investment to ensure high levels of quality and functionality. This is true for software releases in nearly all industries when following a traditional software-release schedule. However, there’s another release option that provides users with access to software faster without sacrificing quality. This option, a software-engineering approach known as continuous delivery, streamlines the release process, allows for user feedback to...

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7 Mobile Development Tips for Digital Publishers

Chapman Lever

Most digital publishers rely on some kind of app that can be downloaded to optimize the experience of viewing content. However, users have their reasons for not downloading an app but instead preferring to browse the website. Such reasons include memory limitations on the device, not wanting to clutter their device screen with another app, privacy and security concerns, or simply not knowing or remembering that there is an app. Therefore, media companies need to provide their users with dual experiences both through the web and through dedica...

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