Secondary DNS
Blog April 21, 2017
Secondary DNS: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know and More

At least once or twice each year the DevOps and IT world is abuzz about the most recent DNS outage that “crippled half the Internet”. In the aftermath, it seems there is no end to the sensational headlines or BrandName-pocalypse puns. And then, roughly a year ago, everything changed. All the Captain Hindsights jumped in claiming […]

IT News Web Performance
Blog April 14, 2017
Performance of the Top IT News Sites

If you’re in the IT industry, you most likely have a favorite news site or a blog you read regularly. And who could blame you? These sites are a great way to stay on top of the latest industry trends and breaking news. Since we depend so much on these sites, it’s important that they […]

No downtime
Blog Constellix Lab: 5 Minute Lessons March 24, 2017
How to Change DNS Providers with No Downtime

Does transferring to a new DNS host cause downtime? Are there downtime risks when transferring to a cloud-based DNS provider? We have found that many admins are hesitant to change their provider because they are worried about downtime. If you follow the following three steps, you will experience no downtime and be able to use your […]

Web performance losers top shopping sites
Blog March 17, 2017
Part 2: Web Performance Do’s and Don’ts Shopping Edition

Last week, we took a look at the top 50 shopping websites according to Alexa. Here is a quick recap (you can get the full story here)… after analyzing the cream of the crop, we noted that the best-performing sites relied on fewer requests and had small file sizes. We attributed this to minimalist design, minified content, […]