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Website monitoring

The Top 9 Open Source Website Monitoring Tools in 2024

Are you struggling to keep your website up and running smoothly? Do you need a reliable way to monitor its performance and ensure it stays up and running? If so, you’re in the right place. This article will explore the world of open-source website monitoring tools and how they can benefit your business. From small […]

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Best practices Port monitoring

Server Administrator’s Guide to POP3 and IMAP Monitoring

Over 347 billion emails were sent and received every day in 2023, a number that is expected to increase to over 361 billion daily emails in  2024. With so much information always flowing, the reliability and efficiency of email servers have never been more important.  So what happens when servers fail and emails don’t go […]

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Announcements

April 2024: New Mattermost & Telegram bot integrations, and sponsorship for non-profits

What’s the most important integration? It’s the one that sends you immediate alerts when your attention is needed! As promised in our 2023 wrap-up, we’ve been continuously enhancing both our service and new web app by developing new features and updating our integrations. In addition, we’ve prepared a special offer for non-profit and charitable organizations. […]

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Observability

Top 9 Observability Tools of 2024

  The ability to peer deeply into the inner workings of software and systems isn’t just advantageous – it’s essential. Observability, a term that’s gaining traction among tech professionals, stands at the forefront of this shift, empowering software engineers and DevOps teams with the clarity and insight needed to steer complex systems toward optimal performance. […]

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Status pages

Top 8 Free Status Page Tools & Services for 2024

Your website is your digital storefront, and keeping it running smoothly is key to your success. This applies to your online reputation too. With the right tools, you can keep your audience in the loop about your site’s health and performance.  To help you get started, we have put together a list of the top […]

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Best practices Network monitoring

Best Blockchain Monitoring Practices for 2024

If you’re running a validator node in blockchain networks that use proof-of-stake (PoS) or similar consensus mechanism, even a downtime of just a few minutes can mean a significant loss of earnings.  As a responsible validator, it’s your main responsibility to maintain the highest uptime of your node possible to ensure that: You don’t get […]

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Best practices

Recent Outage of Meta and Google Ads: How to Prevent Potential Loses

On Tuesday, March 5th, Facebook, Instagram and Google Ads experienced widespread outages that lasted for nearly two hours, affecting thousands of users worldwide. More than 550,000 reports poured in from Facebook users, and Instagram received 92,000 similar complaints, as reported by Reuters. As Meta stated on their newest platform, Threads: ”Earlier today, a technical issue […]

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Status pages

A Comprehensive Guide to Status Pages in 2024

Status pages are one of the best additions to your monitoring that can significantly reduce the number of support tickets or improve the efficiency of your teams and processes.  There are multiple benefits hidden in creating a custom status page, so let’s take a look at all of them and how you can implement them […]

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SSL monitoring

SSL Certificate Errors: A comprehensive guide

SSL certificates create an encrypted connection between a web server and a user’s browser. This encryption ensures that any data transmitted remains private and secure, making it essential for protecting sensitive information like passwords, credit card numbers, and personal details.  However, when there’s an issue with the SSL certificate, users can encounter errors that not […]

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Ping monitoring

What Is Ping Monitoring

Ping monitoring is an essential technique in network management used to assess the health and performance of a network by verifying the availability of servers and other network devices. It employs the ‘ping’ command, a basic Internet tool that tests connectivity between two networked devices.  The process involves sending ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) echo […]