Guide to Understanding Real User Monitoring & Synthetic Monitoring

Chances are, your site already uses some kind of performance monitoring tool. And if you don’t, someone out there in your organization is probably planning to implement one any day now. But despite the fact that performance testing solutions are becoming commonplace, many people still only have a vague idea of what they actually do.

Website monitoring solutions fall into two types:

  1. Synthetic monitoring
  2. Real user monitoring (RUM).

Each of these offers invaluable insight into how your site performs. This ebook dives in to:

  • How synthetic and real user monitoring work
  • Pros and cons of  synthetic & real user monitoring
  • How they complement each other

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