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Ben Cripps

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Video - How Rigor can be used to add a Performance Gate to your Jenkins CI Pipeline.

Posted by Ben Cripps

In this short demo we look at how Rigor can be used as a performance gate for your Jenkins CI pipeline. 

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16 August 2019

Are you ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019?

Posted by Ben Cripps

This post may seem very early, but the upcoming Amazon Prime Day this week (15-16th July 2019) is a good reminder that as an e-commerce platform you really do need to get ready for the Black Friday / Cyber Monday sales period.

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12 July 2019

Case Study: ELEXON use AppDynamics APM

Posted by Ben Cripps

ELEXON is vital to the running of the GB electricity wholesale market. Its role is to compare how much electricity generators and suppliers say they will produce or consume against what their actual volumes were on the day, before...

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29 March 2019

What is RUM, and how does it differ to Synthetics?

Posted by Ben Cripps

When you start researching and looking into web performance and monitoring, you are bound to come across several words and acronyms; EUM (End User Monitoring), Synthetic Monitoring, RUM (Real User Monitoring). In this blog, we provide...

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12 March 2019

Want a fast web site? Then you need to know what you are doing!

Posted by Ben Cripps

During my developer career, I have come across developers and teams who do not know or appreciate the importance of web performance, and quite often it can be treated as an afterthought. And yes, at some point I was one of those...

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04 March 2019

Reflections on last night's web performance dinner

Posted by Ben Cripps

Last night we held our second Rigor Web Performance Dinner, where we were joined by some great people from well known brand names, all at various stages of their web performance journey. The relaxed environment, great food and company...

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22 February 2019

Domain Sharding – is it still relevant?

Posted by Ben Cripps

Continuing with our recent Rigor announcement, I was recently questioned over some advice I had given on domain sharding, and whether it was still relevant today.

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14 February 2019

Join Rigor and AP for a web performance industry dinner

Posted by Ben Cripps

After the success of our last industry dinner in November 2018, we are pleased to hold another at Gaucho (City) London. We look forward to you joining the informal discussion about the latest web performance trends, share experiences...

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01 February 2019

Rigor - more than just web performance monitoring

Posted by Ben Cripps

You may have seen our recent announcement, but if not, we’re pleased to reveal that we are now officially the sole UK representative of Rigor; we look forward to helping many more businesses enjoy the benefits of this impressive web...

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29 January 2019