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Marketing Technology in 2014: Data-Driven Solutions

My last post outlined three key technology challenges for marketers. Now, I’m going to explain what Neustar is doing to help. Our goal in 2014 is to bring our partners a single, seamless view of their current and potential customers through the media they utilize, both online and offline, based on accurate, real-time data and […]

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Retailers Websites Performed Well During Black Friday

Written by Diem Shin and Alan Dyke ‘Tis the season to click. Not everyone rushes to the mall on Black Friday anymore. Instead of visiting brick and mortar stores, more and more shoppers are perfectly content to go online.  In fact, this year Black Friday online sales reached $1 billion for the first time.  Of […]

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What is a HAR File and what do I use it for?

HAR stands for HTTP Archive. This is a common format for recording HTTP tracing information. This file contains a variety of information, but for our purposes, it has a record of each object being loaded by a browser.  Each of these objects’ timings is recorded. The HAR file format is still an evolving standard, and […]

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Transparency Comes to Load Testing via the Cloud

Patrick Lightbody, Director of Product Management at Neustar, discusses load testing in his blog post at Circle ID. “At its core, load testing is nothing more than ensuring your online presence is ready for the number of visitors you expect. It’s simple to explain, but historically it’s been anything but simple, or easy to afford. […]

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Faster…Easier…And Just Plain Cooler! The New Webmetrics Monitoring Enterprise Console.

We’re very excited to announce the public beta launch of our Webmetrics Monitoring Enterprise Console. The new console helps customers easily manage, organize and view hundreds, or even thousands of monitoring services.  With new functionality like quick phrase searching, easy column sorting, and the ability to group and filter services by tagging, life just became […]

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We’ll See You at Cloud Connect

Learn about the latest cloud computing innovations, technologies and platforms at Cloud Connect, March 7-10, held at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Enjoy 4 packed days of keynotes, discussions and network opportunities. Plus, learn more about our cost-effective performance, reliability and security solutions, which are built for enterprises that rely on the Internet for their […]

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Designing User Interfaces for Big Data

Throughout history, people have had to come up with ways to organize information and make it accessible to others.  The more information people need to sift through, the more tools and aids people require in order to be efficient.  For example, in a phone book, the phone numbers are not randomly listed, but are sorted […]

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Product Principles

What makes great products? As a product manager at Webmetrics, I am continually asking myself that question. Sometimes the best product ideas come from the most unexpected sources. Listening to every source of ideas you can get your hands on is very important. How do we identify and prioritize the ideas that we believe our […]

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Actual Load Time Versus Perceived Load Time and the Support of Service Level Agreements

Performance monitoring serves two critical purposes: to check a web site’s availability and to validate the speed at which pages from the web site download. Site availability is very easy to define; it’s either up or it’s down. There isn’t too much in between. Page download speeds can be a bit trickier to define because there are many different ways to delineate a web page’s load time. This is generally due to the nature of performance monitoring, in which an automated browser makes a request.

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Advanced handling of page timeouts in Selenium

Originally posted by anu sandhanam in Web Performance Management Because both our load testing and website monitoring services are based on Selenium, we have a unique ability to measure the performance of things like page load times, AJAX timings, and other in-browser interactions.Selenium has both a “setTimeout” command and a “waitForPageToLoad” command. Both can be given a timeout value, which will control […]

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