Synthetic Monitoring

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

View Product Info


Simulate visitor interaction

Identify bottlenecks and speed up your website.

Learn More

Real User Monitoring

Enhance your site performance with data from actual site visitors

View Product Info


Real user insights in real time

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

Learn More

Infrastructure Monitoring Powered by SolarWinds AppOptics

Instant visibility into servers, virtual hosts, and containerized environments

View Infrastructure Monitoring Info
Comprehensive set of turnkey infrastructure integrations

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

Learn More

Application Performance Monitoring Powered by SolarWinds AppOptics

Comprehensive, full-stack visibility, and troubleshooting

View Application Performance Monitoring Info
Complete visibility into application issues

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

Learn More

Log Management and Analytics Powered by SolarWinds Loggly

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

 View Log Management and Analytics Info
Collect, search, and analyze log data

Quickly jump into the relevant logs to accelerate troubleshooting

Learn More

Typepad unplanned service outage today

Six Apart’s hosted blogging service TypePad was down for one hour today. Typepad is one of the largest blogging platforms in the world, competing with the likes of and

According to our monitoring of (via our Pingdom website monitoring service), the website itself was unavailable for 59 minutes, starting at 07:37 a.m. CET. A short 3-minute outage followed 10 minutes later, but the website has been stable after that.

The website uses the same platform as the TypePad blogs, so it’s likely that all blogs were affected to some degree.

The Six Apart status page gave the following information, citing a failed router as the cause:

Update at 12:08AM PDT: Blogs are now loading. We are continuing to monitor TypePad closely.

Midnight: A bad power supply in one of our core routers is preventing some TypePad blogs from displaying. We are onsite working to resolve the problem.

11:40PM: The TypePad application is back online, and we are working to restore blogs currently.

11:28 PM PDT: TypePad is currently down. We are working to restore service and blogs as soon as possible. Updates to follow.

Exploring the Software Behind Facebook, the World’s Largest Social Media Site

At the scale that Facebook operates, several traditional approaches to serving w [...]

The Developer Obsession With Code Names – 200+ Interesting Examples

Code names can be about secrecy, but when it comes to software development, it [...]

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 [...]

Monitor your website’s uptime and performance

With Pingdom's website monitoring you are always the first to know when your site is in trouble, and as a result you are making the Internet faster and more reliable. Nice, huh?



Gain availability and performance insights with Pingdom – a comprehensive web application performance and digital experience monitoring tool.

Start monitoring for free