Synthetic Monitoring

Synthetic Monitoring - Introduction

Synthetic Monitoring is an essential part of Digital Experience Monitoring, where organizations can detect their service outages or performance degrade proactively by periodically running the tests.

Real Load provides an easy way of configuring synthetic tests with an outcome of accurate metrics, alerting and SLA details.

Below illustrates Synthetic Tests configurations, Alerts configurations, Real-Time Dashboard, Statistics with SLA measured.

Define a Test

Please define a test by following the steps here until Define New Test, After you can see all the tests you have defined like below under Tests page

Configure Synthetic Monitoring

Next step is to create Monitoring Groups and add & define tests under each group as jobs like below, Agents will be available for selection based on how many agents are already configured on different geographical locations, please refer here for more details

Synthetic Real-Time Dashboard

Now the created monitoring groups with its monitoring jobs will be available under the Real-Time Dashboard like below with the important metrics and also have the option to drill down into test results

Custom dashboards can be created on third party products like Grafana, using our WebSocket API


Next explains how to configure the Alerting, below illustrates how to configure alerting for created Monitoring Groups or Jobs

Statistics with Performance & Availability

Next explains about the statistics data, which will be the source for many KPIs , for example to calculate the defined SLA for an application or an API service