How 5G can pave the way for emerging technologies

From the discovery of fire to the development of the internet, society’s need to communicate and live as a social unit has inspired endless innovation. Soon we'll be witness to the pinnacle of wireless technology: fifth-generation wireless networks (5G). By allowing users to communicate and share data at breakneck speed, 5G could prove to be ...


Redefining Application Performance Monitoring: Trends to Watch Out in 2020

From monolithic architecture to distributed systems and microservices, the art of application development has changed over the years, and the needs for monitoring those applications have evolved with it.  Application performance monitoring (APM) solutions now meet the monitoring needs of all applications deployed across various platforms, be ...


An in-depth look at Linux: Its inception, adoption, and how to effectively monitor it

With Linux turning 28 years old, the operating system continues to be the predominant choice for serious computing among IT system developers for a variety of reasons, including its stability, secure nature, flexibility, and speed.  Linux: How the story began

It all started with Linus Benedict Torvalds, a University of Helsinki student ...


Four reasons why SMBs need network monitoring

As businesses grow, so do their networks and the challenges that come along with managing them. For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), however, tight budgets and fewer resources make it even more challenging for network admins to manually track and monitor all network elements. Without a proper tool in place, even simple issues like po...


Everything you need to monitor a website

Website downtime can cause serious damage not only for your reputation and brand image, but also in productivity, all of which leads to business losses. A Gartner survey revealed that website downtime can cost companies up to $5,600 per minute. 

Recently, the world's biggest online retailer, Amazon, experienced a technical blotch leadin...


AWS: How did we monitor the cloud in 2019?

We had a busy 2019 with a substantial number of Amazon Web Service (AWS) integrations into Site24x7, each providing a seamless monitoring experience for our customers. The increasing number of paid AWS monitors is proof that we enhanced the monitoring expectations in 2019. In case you missed any updates about the AWS monitoring platform, here...


Mobile APM: The Catalyst for User Experience Management

In the era of millennials and Gen Z, there's an app for everything. In fact, Apple trademarked the sentence, "There's an app for that," nearly 10 years ago. Today, with more than 2.47 million apps available across the App Store and Google Play Store, they're not only a convenient and affordable means to access a service; they have become exte...


Reinventing Hybrid Monitoring with AI and Automation

Adoption of hybrid cloud-public cloud services with on-premises resources, is gaining prominence among SMBs and large enterprises alike. This is principally because organizations can still maintain some elements of their enterprise on-premises while running other applications, like the e-commerce front-end in the cloud.

However, this di...


Server monitoring best practices for superior server performance

Server admins are tasked with keeping an eye on server availability 24x7 and ensuring all mission-critical applications are up and running; this includes monitoring CPU, memory, and disk performance. It's critical for server admins to understand how to effectively monitor server performance, as well as how to proactively troubleshoot issues.<...


How to Diagnose Why Your Linux Server Crashed?

Although Linux servers are known to be reliable, occasionally computers fail. While an occasional system crash might not seem like much, in an enterprise setting, accurately diagnosing the cause of system failures is a must because a system failure can be an indicator of significant underlying software or hardware problems. While troubleshoot...