Thursday, September 19th, is the date to reserve in your calendar. This is
the date of the first visit ever for Amazon Web Services Summit in Stockholm
and Sweden. Perhaps the most important event within AWS Cloud Computing in
Scandinavia in 2013. AWS Summit Nordic is a free one day event. Do not miss
the opportunity to catch up on the latest trends in cloud computing by taking
part of lots of interesting case. Yo will also be able to listen to a keynote
introduction by Andy Jassy, AWS Senior Vice-President, as well as a variety
of presentations and technical sessions led by AWS Engineers. This is a day
for those who want to learn more about cloud computing and how to use AWS
cloud to accelerate innovation and reduce IT costs. The Apica team will also
be in place as exhibitors if you want to learn more about how Apica can help
you test your AWS installation.
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On Monday, Amazon Web Services — the leading provider of cloud services —
suffered an outage, and as a result, a long list of well-known and popular
websites went dark. According to Amazon’s Service Health Dashboard, the
outage started out as degraded performance of a small number of Elastic Bloc
Store (EBS) storage units in the US-EAST-1 Region, then evolved to include
problems with the Relational Database Service and Elastic Beanstalk as well.
WEBSITE DOWN: AWS outage takes down Reddit and other popular sites
The only surprising thing about this AWS outage was that anyone was sur... (more)
While all eyes were on Tampa, Fla. and Charlotte, N.C. these last two weeks
for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, we had our eyes, and
monitors, on Twitter to see if and how these events impacted Twitter’s
As is the case with most big news events today, people took to Twitter in a
big way for real-time information and broke some records in the process.
After the Republican National Convention (RNC) concluded last week, Twitter
reported that 4 million tweets were sent out in total about the RNC.
Following the conclusion of President Obama’s s... (more)
If you’ve been paying attention to our press releases for the past few
months, you’ve no doubt seen that we’ve been partnering with some of the
leaders in web, mobile, and cloud services. We’re thrilled to bring our
performance monitoring and load testing tools to a growing number of cloud
and application environments to improve the end-user experience.
So in the spirit of camaraderie, we’d like to take a moment to welcome some
of the newest members of the Apica ecosystem.
HP Cloud. Just this morning, Apica joined in the HP Cloud partner ecosystem,
providing HP Cloud Services cus... (more)
HTML5 GUI: The Apica WebPerformance portal now supports HTML5 so users can
access their web performance metrics from laptops, tablets, or smartphones.
It is another exciting day here at Apica. This week our team is at The
O’Reilly Velocity Europe Conference where we just announced the latest
enhancements to our WebPerformance portal. We are constantly looking for ways
to deepen the level of insight our web performance monitoring and load
testing products offer, and the latest version of Apica WebPerformance does
Apica WebPerformance now offers:
AppDynamics and Google ... (more)