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Top 9 Observability Tools of 2024

The ability to peer deeply into the inner workings of software and systems isn’t just advantageous – it’s essential. Observability, a term that’s gaining traction among tech professionals, stands at the forefront of this shift, empowering software engineers and DevOps teams with the clarity and insight needed to steer complex systems toward optimal performance.

Top 8 Free Status Page Tools & Services for 2024

Your website is your digital storefront, and keeping it running smoothly is key to your success. This applies to your online reputation too. With the right tools, you can keep your audience in the loop about your site’s health and performance. To help you get started, we have put together a list of the top 9 free status page tools and services. These are essential not just for businesses, but for anyone looking to offer clear, consistent updates about their website’s uptime.

Best Blockchain Monitoring Practices for 2024

In the volatile world of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, even a downtime of just a few minutes can mean a significant loss of earnings for you as a chain validator. In this article, we aim to examine the best practices for monitoring your nodes and demon apps. A reliable uptime monitoring service helps to improve the stability of the whole blockchain and minimizes losses that can occur during unexpected downtimes.

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 caused people to have difficulty accessing some of our services.

A Comprehensive Guide to Status Pages in 2024

Status pages are one of the best additions to your monitoring that can significantly reduce the number of support tickets or improve the efficiency of your teams and processes. There are multiple benefits hidden in creating a custom status page, so let’s take a look at all of them and how you can implement them immediately.

SSL Certificate Errors: A comprehensive guide

SSL certificates create an encrypted connection between a web server and a user’s browser. This encryption ensures that any data transmitted remains private and secure, making it essential for protecting sensitive information like passwords, credit card numbers, and personal details. However, when there’s an issue with the SSL certificate, users can encounter errors that not only disrupt this secure connection but can also hint at potential security risks.

Our complete cron job guide for 2024

When it comes to system administration, the need for automation and precise scheduling has never been greater. That’s where cron comes in, the time-based job scheduler that has been a steadfast companion of Unix-like operating systems for decades. If you’re a seasoned sysadmin or just a curious enthusiast, understanding the ins and outs of Cron is a valuable skill.

UptimeRobot Retrospective & Plans: Thank You for 2023 and Happy New Year!

Hi everyone. As we stand at the threshold of 2024, on behalf of our CEO, Michal Aftanas, and the entire UptimeRobot team, I’d like to thank you for your never-ending support. Thank you for being part of our journey over the last 12 months! It was an amazing ride full of great news (and more to come), so I’d like to take this opportunity to summarize our year together and give a peek at our plans for 2024.

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.