tl;dr: continuously monitor your CDN and origin servers on layer 3 with tools like MTR. Layer 3 issues on external middleware can have a significant impact on layer 7 web performance. In a recent rollout of a new cloud service, we monitored the impact of this service on web performance, UX and business metrics. For all cloud regions and origin servers, we had Synthetic and Real User Monitoring for our site in place.
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I’m happy to let you know that we are releasing trivago/babel-plugin-cloudinary to the open source community! Throughout this article I will explain to you the motivation behind this project and how it works in detail. At trivago, we use images to a large degree to enable our users to get a visual impression of the accommodations that they’re interested in. We all want to see beautiful and good quality pictures so we can have a better feeling about the place where we are going to.
It is not everyday that you get to chat face to face with the creator of a highly relevant open source project. Accordingly, we were highly anticipating a certain visit in mid-October, 2018.
Sometimes, when I look back over the time I have spent working at trivago, I see how it changed my life and how lucky I have been to get the chance to work among this amazing community, to live and to learn with them. I look back and see a younger version of myself looking desperately for something different and, by just sheer luck, getting it.
Testing your functionality is important, but what happens if other factors come into play? In this blog post we show how trivago handles non-functional testing for every commit and how we scaled it.
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