OPEN TALK: Synthetic Monitoring and Single Page Apps: How to Increase Control, Visibility, and Performance

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Tetiana Kelly
Splunk, Developer Advocate

From being in front of the camera as a journalist to being behind the code as a developer. Tatiana’s coding journey started with a basic script to automate a manual task to a drive to use automation wherever possible. After several projects as a full-stack web developer she decided to explore what happens after “it worked on my machine”. Now Tetiana is a DevRel advocate at Splunk. Helping developers realize the value of data in their dev practice via interactive technical content & thought leadership.

Scott Mason
Splunk Inc., Technology Advocate

Hailing from Metro Detroit, Scott Mason is a Developer Relations Advocate at Splunk. With several years as a sales engineer, Scott has led the conversation in cloud transformation for major corporations with a DevSecOps lens. At the behest of sales, empathizing with customer needs has become a focal point in Scott’s career.  A vocal proponent for representation in the tech industry, Scott has used his unique perspective to advance the industry forward with better technology, with a human touch.

For web developers or SREs leveraging Single Page Applications, client-side rendering can create challenges of control, visibility, and understanding user experience. Modern synthetic monitoring promises deeper understanding and visibility into user experience in pre-production, and after deployment. Join Developer and Technology Advocates Tetiana Kelly and Scott Mason, as they discuss how they leveraged synthetic monitoring to identify performance improvement opportunities for Splunk’s global SPA, The Quest for Observability. From measuring user experiences across geographies, to compression and image optimization opportunities, this talk provides best practices and lessons learned to help engineers deploy better SPAs.