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Best Practices for Successful Load Testing

Whether using Neustar Professional Services Full Service Load Testing or going it alone, load testing requires a good deal of planning and forethought. Many items need to be taken into consideration to maximize effectiveness. To that end, the testing process should occur over the course of several weeks to allow for careful planning, test execution […]

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Find and Fix: Website Monitoring as a Service

Website monitoring can take many forms and is often an afterthought…..until something happens and you find out afterwards it has negatively affected your organization’s brand or more likely, revenue. As a student at National University in San Diego, I recently had an opportunity to lead a class discussion focused on monitoring as a service (MAAS), […]

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Super Bowl Ads: Site Performance and Entertainment Value

Whether you are a Giants fan (congratulations) or a Patriots fan (my condolences), the post-event analyses have all echoed the same two sentiments: Madonna, despite obvious lip-synching and that unfortunate M.I.A/bird issue, put on a pretty entertaining show; and The ads were just “okay.” Nothing really stood out or will go down in the annals […]

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Cyber Monday

The Ghosts of Cyber Mondays Past and Future

Today, otherwise known as ‘Cyber Monday’ kicks off the holiday shopping season, and has become one of the biggest days for online shopping for the entire year. Many shoppers hoping to get the best deals on the newest electronics will spend hours while at work buying for their friends and family. The only thing more […]

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Get Your Site Traffic-Ready for the Holiday Rush: Part 2

In Part One of Neustar Webmetrics’ latest series, “In the Driver’s Seat: Load Testing Best Practices,” you learned about all the aspects of load testing, including planning, configuring, scripting, executing and analyzing. Now you may be wondering about how to configure your test. What are all the pieces that need to be thought about and […]

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Christmas in July

Christmas In July: Is Your E-Commerce Site Traffic-Ready?

The team at Neustar’s Webmetrics has published the first in a five-part series to help you. The series will cover all the aspects of load testing, including planning, configuring, scripting, executing and analyzing

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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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