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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Can gzip Compression Really Improve Web Performance?

The size of the web is growing exponentially. From 2016 to 2017, the average size of a website increased from 2.5 MB to 3.4 MB, a jump of nearly 1 MB in just a year. Considering 1.1 MB was the average size of a website in 2012, that’s an enormous difference. While it’s true that […]

Will HTTP/2 Make Your Site Faster?

What is HTTP/2, and Will It Really Make Your Site Faster?

Version 1.1 of the venerable HTTP protocol powered the web for 18 years. Since then, websites have emerged from static, text-driven documents to interactive, media-rich applications. The fact that the underlying protocol remained unchanged throughout this time just goes to show how versatile and capable it is. But as the web grew bigger, its limitations […]

Increased Data Retention for Visitor Insights

We are very happy to announce the new data retention policy for Pingdom Visitor Insights. As of today, Pingdom stores all data for one month up to a year depending on your plan. The retention policy is in effect immediately and gives you the ability to hold on to all data for significantly longer so that […]

Introducing Shareable Reports

Wouldn’t it be great if you could share the most important parts of your end-user experience data without giving access to your Pingdom dashboard? Our new Shareable Reports feature allows you to share Visitor Insights data easily, through interactive reports, without giving direct access to your Pingdom account. Introducing Shareable Reports Share Interactive Reports With […]

Web Performance of the World’s Top 100 E-Commerce Sites in 2018

In 2016, we tested the web performance of the world’s top 50 e-commerce sites. The e-commerce and online retail industry generated over $2.2 trillion in revenue in 2017 alone, so it is with little surprise that e-commerce websites are growing and changing constantly. With the demand for websites to deliver faster and smoother visitor experiences, […]

Now You Can Set Up Recurring Maintenance Windows

In November you’ll remember that we released Pingdom Maintenance, which allows you to pause your Uptime and Synthetic Transaction monitoring checks when you need to take your site down for maintenance. Since then we’ve been listening to what you, our customers, have loved about it and how we could improve it even further. Thus, we’re […]

Pingdom’s Web Performance Year in Review 2017

2017 was a big year for us at Pingdom – we celebrated our 10th birthday! We also had plenty more reason to celebrate: we added plenty of nice new features to our tools, like Filmstrip for Page Speed monitoring and Threshold alerting for Uptime monitoring. We also released major updates to our iOS and Android apps, […]

Does Page Load Time Really Affect Bounce Rate?

It’s 2018 and as we hurtle headfirst into the new year, the Internet isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Or actually, is it? We rolled up our sleeves and in the vast amount of data we collect we discovered that last year alone, the average size of a website increased by over 900kB from 2016 […]

How We Scale Our Experience Monitoring for the Biggest Websites

More and more online businesses today are understanding the value of their visitors’ site experiences and the direct impact they have on customer acquisition and retention. With the focus shifting towards visitor experience over purely technical performance statistics, the need for a unified digital experience monitoring solution has become mission-critical. This is especially true for […]

Why Engineers Should Care about Marketing Metrics

Look back into almost any online technology businesses 10, or even 5 years ago and you’d see a clear distinction between what the CTO and CMO did in their daily roles. The former would oversee the building of technology and products whilst the latter would drive the marketing that brought in the customers to use […]

How to Implement Visitor Insights Snippet in 3 Steps

We’d argue that anybody with a website needs site monitoring, and our latest tool is no exception. As with all of our web performance tools, we strive to make setup as quick and hassle-free as possible. Visitor Insights is no exception: whilst it collects an incredible amount of visitor data from your site, setting it […]

Do Site Housekeeping in Peace with Pingdom Maintenance

We’re happy to announce the release of Maintenance! With this, we’ve added the ability to pause your Uptime and Synthetic Transaction monitoring checks for when you need to take your site down for some TLC. Available inside our dashboard My Pingdom, Maintenance allows you to pause groups or specific checks so if you only need […]

The Pingdom for iOS app v3.5 has landed!

We’ve got great news for everyone monitoring their websites through our iPhone app: we’ve given it a complete makeover! Earlier this year, we released a major update to our Android app that made it easier to navigate and presented your data in a way that was more comprehensible and nicer to look at. We’ve now […]

AppOptics: All Application and Infrastructure Monitoring in One Place

Please allow us to do a shameless plug for our friends over at Librato and Traceview who have created AppOptics. AppOptics is a new service that brings the best of both application performance monitoring (APM) for your web apps and real-time monitoring for every level of your stack, into one single dashboard. Think of it a […]

Seeing Is Believing with Filmstrip for Page Speed Reports

Sometimes seeing really is believing, and our Page Speed reports are no exception. Earlier this month we release our new Filmstrip feature, which gives you a visual timeline of how your page loads with every test you run. If you’re wondering how to make the most out of our new feature, we’ll show you how […]

Real User Monitoring: How to Improve Your Target Audience Reach

In the first post of this two-part series, we talked about the need to fully un [...]

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

By Rachel Frnka Many factors have led to the massive increase of online reta [...]

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

Enterprise web applications or medium-to-large, consumer-facing websites are ty [...]

Web Performance of the World’s Top 50 Blogs

By: Rachel Frnka Am I the only one who thinks blogs were in their prime in t [...]

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp Down for Over Five Hours

Did you unconsciously open Instagram, Facebook, or WhatsApp several times throu [...]

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