Synthetic Monitoring

Simulate visitor interaction with your site to monitor the end user experience.

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Simulate visitor interaction

Identify bottlenecks and speed up your website.

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Real User Monitoring

Enhance your site performance with data from actual site visitors

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Real user insights in real time

Know how your site or web app is performing with real user insights

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Infrastructure Monitoring Powered by SolarWinds AppOptics

Instant visibility into servers, virtual hosts, and containerized environments

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Comprehensive set of turnkey infrastructure integrations

Including dozens of AWS and Azure services, container orchestrations like Docker and Kubernetes, and more 

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Application Performance Monitoring Powered by SolarWinds AppOptics

Comprehensive, full-stack visibility, and troubleshooting

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Complete visibility into application issues

Pinpoint the root cause down to a poor-performing line of code

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Log Management and Analytics Powered by SolarWinds Loggly

Integrated, cost-effective, hosted, and scalable full-stack, multi-source log management

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Collect, search, and analyze log data

Quickly jump into the relevant logs to accelerate troubleshooting

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Web API Monitoring Explained: A Helpful Introductory Guide

An API, application programming interface, is a collection of tools, protocols, and subroutines that can be used when building software programs or applications. APIs makes software development easier by providing reusable components and a set of clearly defined communication protocols. Recently APIs have come to mean web services, but there are also APIs for software […]

User Experience for Observability

Modern software applications involve multiple layers of code and services, working together to meet increasingly demanding user requirements. To achieve this, systems became distributed, providing improved scalability, fault tolerance, and complexity. However, this innovation brought new challenges to basic troubleshooting and performance monitoring to maintain the health of systems. It’s for these reasons that observability […]

Announcing SolarWinds Observability

At SolarWinds, we’re constantly thinking ahead to develop observability solutions that evolve with you and that abstract application and IT complexity so that you can deliver an exceptional digital experience for your business.  And today, we’re excited to announce – SolarWinds® Observability is here!  SolarWinds Observability includes application, infrastructure, database, network, log, and digital experience observability […]

The Roblox Outage

Just before Halloween 2021, Roblox engineers experienced a horror story: a service outage that also took down critical monitoring systems. It seemed like the issue was a hardware problem, but it wasn’t. Users were frustrated, and the clock was ticking. After three full days of downtime, service was finally restored on Halloween day.

Internet Availability Threats Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, denial-of-service (DoS) attacks impacting availability have been rising. The attacks aren’t only affecting Russia and Ukraine either. Public and private organizations in multiple industries have been impacted, and several nations—including the U.S. and U.K.—have issued warnings about cyberthreats from Russia.

User Monitoring on Heroku-Based Apps

Introduction In today’s fast-paced business environment, tech startups are on the rise. Several small- and medium-scale businesses are competing with established companies to showcase their unique digital services. Heroku is a favorite among these businesses and their development teams, as its PaaS provides a ready-to-serve platform for application setup. Developers can deploy the platform easily […]

Using SLOs to Increase Software Reliability

The partnership between Nobl9 and SolarWinds® Pingdom® is the bridge between business and technology everyone’s been waiting for. What Is Nobl9? Nobl9 is a software reliability platform that works with DevOps practitioners, reliability engineers, and now SolarWinds to make you feel more confident in the dependability of your products. By using service-level objectives (SLOs), Nobl9 […]

AWS US-EAST-1 Outage… Again

AWS is a comprehensive, evolving cloud computing program built to provide IT infrastructure for businesses, and the program has an active user base of roughly 1,000,000 customers. With the massive responsibility of providing services for such a large customer base, it’s important for their services to be reliable and trustworthy. Unfortunately, we recently saw a […]

Financial Impact of an Outage

In October 2021, the world’s largest social media platform suffered a massive worldwide outage affecting billions of customers. Facebook has a monthly active user base of 2.8 billion users, which increases to 3.5 billion when you include its subsidiaries such as Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The platform succumbed to a “Gigalapse,” which happens when a […]

Why You Should Monitor Your E-Commerce and How to Start

According to research by the SolarWinds® Pingdom® team, retail and e-commerce sites have plenty of room for improvement, as the global market generated revenues up to US$4.921 trillion in 2021. As more people look to the internet to make purchasing more convenient, online sales will become even more critical to businesses. What does this mean […]

SolarWinds THWACKcamp 2022: A Decade of Learning

This year marks the 10th THWACKcamp. For the uninitiated, THWACKcamp is a 100% free virtual event open to all IT professionals. How I Got Here For anyone unaware, prior to working for SolarWinds, I was a customer. I spent a portion of each day working with the portfolio of products to keep on top of […]

2021 Pingdom Web Performance Year in Review

Internet Outage Tracker

Welcome to 2022! We hope it will be a great year. First, the team at SolarWinds® Pingdom® would like to thank all Pingdom users for their support and loyalty in 2021. Thank you for trusting us to monitor your websites, servers, and services in a more volatile internet ecosystem. And while we look back at […]

How to Measure Uptime SLOs Using Pingdom and Nobl9

Do you find yourself asking, “What should our first service-level objective (SLO) be?” The simplest way to get started if you have a website is to measure uptime SLOs. The SLO will measure your uptime and how your site compares to your reliability goals. By following the steps outlined here, you can get up and running […]

Web Performance of the Top 50 E-commerce/Retail Sites in 2021

Many factors have led to the massive increase of online retail sales in 2020 and 2021, including the increasing reliance of online activities from COVID-19. To put the growth into perspective: in 2017 when we last reported on web performance for the world’s leading retail sites, the industry generated around $2.2 trillion in revenue. In […]

How Pingdom’s Real User Monitoring Can Help Optimize Your WordPress Website

Enterprise web applications or medium-to-large, consumer-facing websites are typically built by teams of engineers, administrators, web developers, and other professionals. However, once a site goes live, the operations team is responsible for keeping the site up and running at optimal performance. Online users aren’t forgiving, often abandoning a site as soon as they encounter an […]

Web API Monitoring Explained: A Helpful Introductory Guide

An API, application programming interface, is a collection of tools, protocols, [...]

User Experience for Observability

Modern software applications involve multiple layers of code and services, work [...]

Announcing SolarWinds Observability

At SolarWinds, we’re constantly thinking ahead to develop observability solut [...]

The Roblox Outage

Just before Halloween 2021, Roblox engineers experienced a horror story: a serv [...]

Internet Availability Threats Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, denial-of-service (D [...]

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