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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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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Best practices Website monitoring

What is Website Maintenance: Your Ultimate Guide to Keeping Your Site Functional

What is website maintenance? Website maintenance is not that different from keeping up with the maintenance of real brick-and-mortar stores. Would you shop at a dirty store, 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 […]

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Best practices Domain monitoring

The Invisible Threat: Understanding Domain Hijacking and Its Consequences

Did you notice when we announced the new domain expiration monitoring feature? Read on to see how it might come in handy to you. Domain names are the equivalent of real estate. But the right domain name can also be a money powerhouse. You probably paid as little as $20 for your domain name, but […]

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10 Incident Management Best Practices

In this article, we’ll cover 10 incident management best practices to help you deal with problems quickly and effectively:  Define what “incident” means to your business Adopt a Proactive Approach Prioritize Incidents Based on Their Impact Establish a Strong Incident Response Team Have the Right Communication Channels in Place Use of Automation in Incident Management […]