Synthetic monitoring triangulates problems by testing performance and reachability from hundreds of vantage points. It also complements your Domain Name Service (DNS), Content Delivery Network (CDN), and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) monitoring to provide a comprehensive perspective.
You can find a free, detailed technical explanation of DNS and CDN concepts in our guide to synthetic monitoring.
In this guide, we’ll cover the technologies that make the Internet tick, such as:
- Internet Exchange Points (IXP)
- Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
- Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
- IP Transit