Glossary Port monitoring

SMTP Monitoring Uncovered: How Does It Work?

SMTP, which stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, is a crucial component in the world of email communication. It’s a protocol used within the TCP/IP suite that facilitates the sending and receiving of email. SMTP is commonly used by a range of email clients such as Gmail, Outlook, Apple Mail, and Yahoo Mail. As of […]

Best practices Observability

How to Calculate Uptime? And 5 Tips for Achieving 99.9%

The lifeblood of any online business lies in its accessibility. When your site or application is accessible, your customers are happy, your brand reputation remains intact, and revenues keep flowing. Because of this, understanding and calculating uptime becomes crucial.  Let’s face it: any downtime translates to lost revenue. A study by the ITIC found that […]

Port monitoring

Top 9 Port Monitoring Tools of 2023

We’ve compiled a list of 9 top-notch port monitoring tools that will help you stay ahead without breaking the bank. So strap in as we explore the world of ports through these beneficial applications and tell you about the best options on the market today! In this guide, you’ll learn… What is port monitoring? What […]

Glossary Observability

SLA vs. SLO vs. SLI: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to managing services effectively, terms like SLA, SLO, and SLI are often thrown around like confetti at a parade. They’re in meetings, in documents, and even in casual office conversations. But if you’re new to the field or simply haven’t had the chance to dig into these acronyms, they can feel like […]

Network monitoring Ping monitoring

7 Best Ping Monitoring Tools for 2023

How did you like our list of the top 10 must-read DevOps blogs? This time, we welcome you to our definitive guide on the top ping monitoring tools you should consider for 2023! Guide content:  What is ping monitoring? What are the benefits of ping monitoring? What to look for in a ping monitoring tool? […]

Best practices Keyword monitoring

15 Ways to Use UptimeRobot to Track Changes & Improve Your Web Prowess

In this blog you will learn: What is “Keyword monitoring” and why it isn’t related to SEO How can you benefit from using it for your website and personal use How to use UptimeRobot’s FREE Keyword monitoring tool Keyword monitoring, or simply put, the practice of checking if a specific word is still present on […]

Best practices

Top 10 Must-Read DevOps Blogs

In the rapidly evolving field of DevOps, staying on top of the latest trends, tools, and best practices is not just a recommendation, it’s a necessity! For those leveraging UptimeRobot to monitor their cloud infrastructure and services, you are likely already familiar with the value of real-time insights for effective DevOps practices. Yet, the tools […]

Network monitoring Port monitoring

Mastering Network Monitoring: Your Guide to Uninterrupted Excellence

In the age of digital dominance, where every click and connection propels businesses forward, the lifeline of success lies in the seamless operation of computer networks.  Imagine this: your website’s pulse is in perfect sync, applications running smoothly, and customers navigating without a second’s delay.  This is where the art of network monitoring steps in, […]

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Stopping in Style: 9 Unique Designs for Website Maintenance Pages

We’ve already demonstrated how to maintain a fresh and functional website. Now, let’s explore some examples of creative maintenance pages! Nothing brings a good scrolling session to a halt quite like stumbling upon a website maintenance page. While maintenance pages can be annoying interruptions, they can also serve as attractive temporary visuals for sites undergoing […]

Best practices Website monitoring

Mastering Website Maintenance: Your Ultimate Guide to Keeping Your Site Fresh and Functional

Website maintenance is not that different from keeping up with the maintenance of real brick-and-mortar stores. Would you shop at a store that’s dirty, filled with broken furniture, and selling outdated products? We didn’t think so. Website maintenance plays the same role: it makes the business inviting, makes you look professional, and engages customers. In […]