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Apica´s Performance Blog is your source for tips, trends and tools for optimizing your web performance. Track current web performance metrics and brenchmarks and new technology in web performance testing.

Testing in the Cloud

The world is moving to the cloud and it’s making sense for growing ecommerce sites to move off of their hardware and into the virtual space.  The cloud makes it possible to increase your infrastructure on demand, even automatically, to keep up with the demands put on your website.  Virtual space may be a breakthrough […] Continue reading

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5 Important Alerts to Set Up for Website Monitoring

Website monitoring alerts are an incredibly helpful tool for keeping your business’s site up and running. There’s more to site tracking than just looking at “is it on” and “how many people visited the site”—other metrics like how quickly the site loads are just as important. The following five alerts are the most important ones […] Continue reading

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Apica Provides Enhanced Transitions Chart

With our customers in mind, we are excited to add a custom events chart to the events page of Apica’s WebPerformance Monitor solution, which provides you with the complete picture of your account’s health. As your checks’ performance changes, its severity will change. A check can change severity several times during the day. In the […] Continue reading

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Streamlined Integrations and What’s to Come

Apica WPM offers a variety of integrations for our users and provides information and metrics from such services as Analytical tools, Application Performance Monitoring and Content Delivery Networks. Integrations include, but are not limited to, Google Analytics, AppDynamics and Akamai. For more detailed information about our integrations please read our Feature Highlight. Integrations can be used […] Continue reading

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Is your Website Black Friday Ready?

When running an ecommerce website, downtime is the equivalent of locking your doors to the public. Not only are you not doing business, you’re actively pushing your customers into the arms of the competition. There are several failure points you have to research carefully to avoid, including having a good hosting provider and using a […] Continue reading

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The Best of AWS 2016

We hope you’re gearing up for the Amazon Web Services (AWS 2016) Summit in Santa Clara from July 12-13th. Attending as a Bronze sponsor this year, Apica is looking forward to meeting you and your team. We are also looking forward to some of the activities and speaker sessions happening this year. Here is what […] Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to Test Methodologies

You need to test and monitor your website. Not doing so puts your online presence at risk during business critical events such as Black Friday or Cyber Monday and will leave you in the dark on how it performs. Testing your site for its survivability gives you an opportunity to shore up weak or unprotected […] Continue reading

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New integrations for Microsoft VSTS and Atlassian Bamboo

Having a well-functioning Continuous Delivery approach is getting more and more important for software teams and business stake holders alike. By load testing every deploy that you and your team make you can make sure that it is holding up to your performance standards. Apica Loadtest Portal already provide integrations with some of the most […] Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips to Avoid “Integration Hell” with Continuous Integration

Inevitably, developers are forced to delay pushing fixes and features because other parts of the code aren’t ready. “Integration Hell” earned its name because clients are missing out on the latest version of the application—and because it negatively impacts team morale. Continuous Integration is a software development practice involving “integrating” updates multiple times a day. […] Continue reading

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Enhanced Integration with AppDynamics and New Relic

LoadTest Now Includes Enhanced Integration with AppDynamics and New Relic While at Velocity 2016 this week, we are excited to announce that our LoadTest Portal now has enhanced integration with AppDynamics and New Relic delivering greater actionable insights. Ensuring website and application updates and enhancements function as expected can be challenging. Despite the best deployments, […] Continue reading

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