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News, we all consume it on a daily basis. From our laptops, tablets, and our phone. We rely on the media outlet for instant reports on politics, sports, entertainment, and everything else.

More and more of us are choosing to digest our news online as opposed to traditional, print mediums. But just how good of a job do the world’s 100 biggest newspapers do with web performance?

News websites inherently have content that changes frequently, often on a daily basis. …


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We’ve just come back from Velocity conference in Amsterdam and needless to say, it’s been a blast! We thought we’d share with you three of the most interesting bits we took home from the world’s biggest conference for Web performance:

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Performance matters, but it’s how your users perceive it that counts most.

At Pingdom, we know that speed really is king when it comes to web performance, butDenys Mishunov made a great point that usually your visitors don’t care how about how the number of requests your site makes when loading, or how many kilobytes you’ve managed to shave off by keeping your CSS and JS merged and compressed. …


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Today we’re releasing an update to our Transaction Monitoring service with which we aim to give our customers a better overall experience. So let’s tell you about what changes you can expect to find in your Pingdom dashboard

Test in Google Chrome

First things first: we are introducing Google Chrome to run the tests in your Transaction Monitoring. As the world’s most popular browser¹, we chose it to better simulate an environment that’s closer to how your actual visitors experience your site.

More test locations

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You can choose to test from four server clusters around the world

We’ve also made changes to the test locations available to you to monitor from: the USA test location has been split into two server clusters: ‘US East’ and ‘US West’ allowing you to be more specific with where you test your site’s interactions from, and we have also added a new server cluster in Australia! …

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Pingdom is a website monitoring service. In short, we monitor sites and servers on the Internet, alerting the site owners if we detect a problem.

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