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Mehdi Daoudi

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Has SaaS Become Mission Critical for You? By Peter van Gils Software as a Service has been around for a while. In its early years—late 1990s-early 2000s—it was mostly aimed at individual and departmental use, but in more recent years SaaS has been deployed at the enterprise level. There are companies that don’t use anything else. In the beginning, SaaS was used by companies more for productivity applications like web conferencing, managing travel expenses and sales contacts, or time-tracking than for core business applications. Since then, a lot has changed. SaaS is no longer a niche but an accepted delivery platform for all business functions. Employees are using SaaS offerings every day to do their jobs. SaaS solutions like Office 365, Salesforce.com, SAP HANA, or Oracle Fusion Financials are good examples of enterprise SaaS applications. The downside of this is t... (more)

‘Tis the Season for Online Shopping | @DevOpsSummit #WebPerf #APM #Monitoring

‘Tis the Season for Online Shopping By Dawn Parzych The holiday shopping season, a time when Americans flock to the malls or online to find those must-have gifts, is about to kick off. Kids are pouring over catalogs and compiling their wish lists, adults are looking at the Black Friday ads to find the best bargain, and retailers are hoping they don’t make the news for failure to meet customers’ expectations. Every year, retailers go into Black Friday thinking they have done everything they can and are prepared for the onslaught of visitors, but sadly each year there are some lef... (more)

How to Optimize TCP | @DevOpsSummit @Catchpoint #DX #DevOps #WebPerf

Optimize TCP to Speed Through the Digital Freeway By Dhanush Suhas TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) is a common and reliable transmission protocol on the Internet. TCP was introduced in the 70s by Stanford University for US Defense to establish connectivity between distributed systems to maintain a backup of defense information. At the time, TCP was introduced to communicate amongst a selected set of devices for a smaller dataset over shorter distances. As the Internet evolved, however, the number of applications and users, and the types of data accessed and stored also evolve... (more)

WebPerf 101: #JavaScript | @CloudExpo #Catchpoint #DevOps #CD #WebPerf

Web Performance 101: Optimizing JavaScript By Kameerath Kareem JavaScript redefined web applications ushering in a new era of dynamic websites with fluid responsive designs. It has gained a strong following among developers, popular libraries and frameworks like JQuery and Angular JS are all built with JavaScript. The endless design possibilities that JavaScript provides coupled with the numerous libraries available today makes it an indispensable part of web application development. Why JavaScript? Today, almost every website uses JavaScript to provide an interactive digital exp... (more)

DNS Experience Tests | @CloudExpo @CatchPoint #APM #DevOps

DNS Experience Tests: A Key Cog in the Online Ecosystem By Mehdi Daoudi A company’s collection of online systems is like a delicate ecosystem – all components must integrate with and complement each other, and one single malfunction in any of them can bring the entire system to a screeching halt. That’s why, when monitoring and analyzing the health of your online systems, you need a broad arsenal of different tools for your different needs. In addition to a wide-angle lens that provides a snapshot of the overall health of your system, you must also have precise, scalpel-like tools ... (more)