Performance Synthetic User Journey Monitoring
Stop reacting and take control by measuring your application processes directly. Discover the power of an automated monitor that browses your app like a customer does.
Monitor real browser performance
24 hours a day
Synthetic User Journeys can follow any sort of key app process, from browsing a website to complex interactions, communicating with an API, adding products to shopping carts - and much more.
They run multiple times per hour, and from all over the world, testing your processes and alerting you if any issues come up.
Measure and improve performance
Monitor performance metrics 24 hours a day, building a comprehensive picture of real-world data.
Identify slow elements, faulty third-party scripts and problem pages on your app. Track how software and design updates affect overall speed and use this data to improve customer experience.
Alert on what matters
Whether you're in site optimisation or disaster recovery, our advanced alerting system covers everything from element load times and file sizes to complete outages and journey failures.
Receive alerts in a way that is suitable for you and your team through email, Slack, SMS, voice call and much more.
Find the issues affecting your users
User Journeys monitor your app just like a user does - interacting with the page using a real browser that downloads the full page content.
Get notified as soon as the monitor encounters a slowdown or problem with the page, and identify it using world-class root cause analysis.
What are your application's
Easily monitor any of these vital website and application journeys:
Shopping cart & checkout
Ensure your checkout process is fully working and operating at a tolerable speed.
Example journey steps:
- 1 Browse for a specific or random product
- 2 Choose product options - size, colour etc
- 3 Add to shopping basket
- 4 Proceed to checkout
Search and filter results
Check your product or service search is operating, and that any filters work properly.
Example journey steps:
- 1 Enter a search query
- 2 Browse multiple results pages
- 3 Select one or more filters
- 4 View a result
Account register & login
Check that users can register accounts and access your application at any time.
Example journey steps:
- 1 Visit account registration
- 2 Fill in form fields
- 3 Submit form
- 4 Login to the account
Connect to and retrieve data from an API - be it internal or third party.
Example journey steps:
- 1 Authentication with API
- 2 Read & interact with endpoints
- 3 Check expected outputs
- 4 Assure 3rd Party dependencies
... or any bespoke internal or external application journey!
Some Popular Journeys:
- A Web Application Performance Monitoring - Monitor and measure distributed internal bespoke web applications
- B 3rd-Party Plugin Monitoring - Keep track of critical 3rd party processes
- C Cross-System Monitoring - Track systems across multiple platforms
Enterprise-level support Managed Journeys
With custom-written and maintained journeys, and a dedicated account manager, our Managed Service gives you peace of mind for your critical performance analyis and error detection.or
Write your own Self-Service Journeys
Create your own journeys in JSON using our simple and easy-to-grasp journey builder. Empower your technical team to make updates as and when they are needed.
Unlock the power of Selenium testing
Our testing infrastructure utilises the established Selenium framework to test your applications. Gain access to all the data without needing maintain your own codebase.
- No need to manage your own Selenium environments or testing boxes - this is done for you within RapidSpike.
- All scripts can be written within the browser, meaning no need for IDEs.
- Our custom translation layer converts simple JSON instructions into Selenium, allowing devs to write their own scripts.
- Run concurrent tests from locations in our worldwide network, starting them with a single click.
- Utilise our detailed dashboards for more in-depth results than your normal Selenium test.
Feast Your Eyes
with our Rich Data Visualisation
Equip your team with truly valuable performance data. Our journey monitor records a wealth of vital information, giving you a set of detailed dashboards to explore.
View every element downloaded during each step in your journey, with a full breakdown of event timings, request and response headers.
Identify your performance issues in granular detail - find blocking or slow elements, server or network problems, element errors and failures.
Sort and reorder the list of elements loaded to view by speed or URL, and filter to view specific domains.
Captured screenshots bring the journey to life - showing each stage of your user journey.
Screenshots are vital for root cause analysis when something goes wrong — easily see if an element has failed to load, or a server or page error is displayed.
View every element loaded during the journey geo-located onto an interactive world map.
See where your app truly loads from, with locations flagged according to their speed and the number of elements loaded.
Create custom alert thresholds, receive notifications about individual elements - the choice and scale of our reporting system gives you incredible control over your journey.
See how your journey performs over time in this trending view. Each line corresponds to a different world-wide region running your journey.
Yellow dots mark journeys that exceed your pre-determined performance thresholds, whilst pink dots indicate failures.
Supercharge with Custom Alerts
Write your own custom Alert Rules with our straightforward and comprehensive Rule Builder. Alert on a number of different conditions, using data from all or just one region.
The journey is unable to complete - an action taken during the journey cannot resolve.
Journey Load Time
The total journey load time is less than, or exceeds a certain value.
Step Load Time
When a single step in your journey exceeds or is less than a certain load time.
Element Load Time
A single element loaded during the journey exceeds or is less than a set load time.
Element File Size
A single element loaded during the journey returns an error (404, 500, etc).
A single element loaded during the journey exceeds or is less than a certain file size.
- Voice call
- In-App Alerts
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