Monday, March 30, 2009

Website Durability to High Traffic: Test for Assurance

Load testing models expected usage of a software program by simulating multiple users accessing the program concurrently. This testing is most relevant for multi-user systems, such as websites, web applications.

With the popularity of Web, B2B applications there are Service Level Agreements (SLA) involved. Oftentimes, there are large penalties if SLA's are not met.

Will your website survive load?

Monitis new Load Tester places load on the system raised beyond normal usage patterns, in order to test the system's response at unusually high or peak loads. The on-demand load testing service utilizes cloud infrastructure to instantly run load-generating agents from multiple nodes. Immediate feedback regarding site performance and scalability will be sent to the designated contacts.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Large Enterprises Use Monitis

Large company with a worldwide network of partners working on the company extranet application may receive complaints about speed of access and application performance. Monitis offers their user experience monitoring via software agents. Those could be easily installed right on their partner desktops.

Low-footprint agents continuously probe remote services and measure fault and performance of the corporate web server submitting performance data via internet to Monitis Central Server. Monitis Smart Agents use https protocol to go through local firewalls to submit data to the central server.

Corporate IT can monitor performance of their applications from their partners’ point of view using dashboard on the Central Server. Additionally they could also be notified about application, network, VPN, firewall failures and performance degradation and can quickly find the root cause.

Monitis Amazon EC2 Cloud Edition

Traditional existing systems are not adept to deal with last few years of rapid infrastructure changes but also require significant learning curve let alone continued maintenance.

Monitis allows IT administrators not only have to deal with the spiraling complexity of heterogeneous infrastructures such as SaaS, cloud computing, systems outside the firewall, etc but also spiraling out of control cost especially in a challenging economic environment.

Monitis Enterprise Edition will be available as Amazon Machine Image (AMI), but also as VMWare image and Citrix XEN image. It will make deployment quick and seamless. The price per server will depends on maximum number of monitoring nodes requires and will start from $499. Unlimited version will cost $9,999. A significant discount will be provided for education, healthcare and government organizations.

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