Over the past few years, real user monitoring (RUM) has evolved from an arcane topic discussed only by the geekiest of geeks to a subject that’s on almost every site owner’s lips. Yet despite its new buzzword status, the RUM adoption rate remains low -- as low as 20%, according to one survey -- and operationalizing all this great user data remains virtually non-existent. Here's how your company can learn to embrace this extraordinarily powerful tool.
A performance SLA is an actionable document that you can use to drive your real user monitoring (RUM) program. Here's how.
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A couple of weeks ago I returned from a business trip to Korea and China where I met with a number of customers and partners from various vertical markets. The most interesting thing about this trip was that these two countries continue to encounter huge increases in their Internet traffic due to steady, on-going online business expansion. The customers I met with included an online payment services company, various leading mobile carriers, a large bank and a cable network operator among others. What I found common to these companies is that almost all of them are considering their next-generation strategy with regards to their data center technologies and operations. And while each customer obviously has a different environment with distinct applications and infrastructures it was clear that they are all keen on delivering one thing – an optimized Web experience.