LoadNinja FAQs: Beyond the Protocol Results

A couple of weeks ago, we held our webinar “Beyond Protocol Results: Why and How to Analyze End User Experience through Real Browser-based Load,” in which we discussed modeling end user behavior correctly, increasing test coverage, running a load test using real browsers at scale, and more. If you didn’t get a chance to attend, make sure you download the on-demand webinar recording!


Monitor your Lambda functions with Datadog's Serverless Framework plugin

Since it was released in 2015, the Serverless Framework has become the community-favorite way to manage and deploy serverless applications in the cloud. Similar to Terraform and CloudFormation, it lets you express infrastructure as code, making it easy to share and version-control your entire serverless environment.


Synthetic Monitoring: Best Practices for Ecommerce

What makes synthetic monitoring a crucial tool to measure the customer experience? When I buy something online, it takes about one to three minutes. That time depends on the complexity of forms I encounter, whether I have an account with the retailer, and how easy the site is to navigate. Of course, there are lots of other variables I don’t notice that also affect my buying experience.


What is an SSL Certificate?

An SSL certificate (or TLS certificate) is a digital certificate that binds a cryptographic key to your organization's details. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) are cryptographic protocols designed to encrypt communication between a server and a web browser. While SSL certificates are installed server side, there are visual cues in the browser that show SSL protection. If SSL is present you may see https:// in the address bar, a padlock, green address bar or a combination of the three.


Making Rookout's breakpoints even more non-breaking

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. You’re debugging a local app using your favorite IDE. You set a breakpoint, the code stops, and you look at the local variables. You get a sense of what’s going on, what has happened, and what should happen next. Then, you step forward to the next line of code, and the one after that, and the one after that, and the one after that is invoking a function, so you step in again…


Cyber Risk Management Framework

Data is regarded as the most valuable asset in today’s business world. The examples of critical data include e-commerce data, e-banking data, and Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Therefore, data security is, and data breaches have become an international concern for individuals as well as organizations. The role of the Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework (RMF) in data security is indispensable.


Event Monitoring Visibility Made Easy: Sensu Check Metric Extraction with InfluxDB and Grafana

Monitoring dynamic, distributed environments often results in costly monitoring solution choices for developers seeking scalability, but your monitoring solution doesn’t have to be expensive. Sensu, InfluxDB, and Grafana — open source tools with enterprise counterparts — can work together to create a complete, scalable monitoring solution encompassing event monitoring, data ingestion and dashboarding.