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Testing Cloud with Cloud: Performance Testing Cloud-Based Applications

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Cloud Applications Require Cloud-Based Performance Testing Cloud computing provides “computing” as a utility, transforming IT services. Both the software and hardware landscape have changed in a big way — and will continue to change — based on the requirements of Cloud infrastructure and its increasing popularity. Cloud computing can offer more agility for both software [...] Continue reading

Apica Newsletter: January 2014

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  2014 was an exciting year at Apica, but it couldn’t have been possible without our clients’ continued support. Thank you! Let’s take a look back at some of the achievements we accomplished together in the past year.   Infographic: 2014 Apica Stats     Important Feature Updates from the Past Year   Apica LoadTest TeamCity Plugin The [...] Continue reading

Integrating Web Performance Monitoring (WPM) and Application Performance Monitoring (APM) – a Better Web Performance Solution


Web Performance and Application Performance Monitoring: Two Solutions, One Common Goal In the simplest terms, Web Performance Monitoring (WPM) is an external process for monitoring web applications, while Application Performance Monitoring (APM) is an internal one. The two services can be used independently to monitor the performance of external or internal application components, but integrating [...] Continue reading

Monitor Website Uptime and Daily Performance with a Synthetic Monitoring Service

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If You’re Not Monitoring, You Probably Should Be On most well-built websites — yours, hopefully, included — traffic will increase over time. It would logically follow, then, that monitoring your website’s performance is paramount — and only grows in importance the longer you’re in business. When you factor in the matter of customer experience, which [...] Continue reading

The 2015 Web Performance Planning Checklist

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Web Performance is more important than ever before. Here are some tips and tricks to help get your site on the right track in 2015!   As we dive headlong into Q1, I know we’re all busy setting growth strategy and planning for 2015. Sales, Marketing, Dev, Operations – every department has goals and deliverables [...] Continue reading

Performance Testing Streaming Applications

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In an era characterized by the explosion of data in countless forms, real-time traffic on the internet is growing rapidly. Application streaming is one of the primary areas in which real-time data must be captured and delivered instantaneously. Streaming data is not only used in entertainment, but also essential for business operations of many kinds. [...] Continue reading

Testing a CDN Setup and Monitoring CDN Performance Over Time

  The Content Delivery Network (CDN) is a concept involving a group of servers used at multiple locations across the globe, each hosting the same content for delivery. The content from the nearest server (CDN node) is delivered to the end user. This system supports fast, secure, and reliable delivery of the content and reduces [...] Continue reading

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