Downtime Monkey

2017
Edinburgh, UK
May 23, 2020   |  By Downtime Monkey
23 May 2020 In early March we noticed an increase in the overall number of downtimes logged at Downtime Monkey. This was when COVID-19 related lockdowns were beginning in many countries so we decided to dig into the data to see if there was a correlation. Here are the results...
May 14, 2020   |  By Downtime Monkey
It's been a strange few months here in Edinburgh. Thankfully Downtime Monkey has been largely unaffected by the lockdown, quietly continuing to monitor websites while the world shuts down. Coding from home has been challenging with kids off school and nurseries closed. However, in the twilight zone silent hours after everyone has gone to bed we've been developing improvements and fixing bugs. Here are the details...
Mar 4, 2020   |  By Downtime Monkey
The comparison for 2020 has been completed. You can skip straight to the results for 2020, view the 2019 results or read on to see how we ranked the sites...
Feb 6, 2020   |  By Downtime Monkey
As explained in the last post we've spent a few weeks working on small fixes and improvements, focusing on jobs that aren't urgent but shouldn't be overlooked. Here we'll look at how a few simple code changes greatly increased efficiency when serving pages on the Downtime Monkey website. These improvements focus on reducing the server's CPU load and memory use.
Jan 28, 2020   |  By Downtime Monkey
January is a good time for bug-fixing and we've spent the last couple of weeks making small tweaks and improvements to Downtime Monkey. We've focused on the kind of bugs that aren't urgent but shouldn't be overlooked and aim to continue this for a couple more weeks before starting development of the next major feature. We'll document each change in its own post. First up is an improvement to the range of webpages available for monitoring: webpages with query strings can now be monitored...
Feb 13, 2018   |  By Downtime Monkey
New feature - set a maximum number of SMS alerts per hour.
Nov 27, 2017   |  By Downtime Monkey
Monitoring a website is easy with Downtime Monkey - this video shows you how to set up a new website monitor and receive email or sms alerts if your website goes down. It only takes a few seconds to get started monitoring and you get access to uptime stats too.