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When to Use RUM Vs. Synthetics

A discussion of two ways to measure activity in an application, Real User Monitoring (RUM) and Synthetic Transactions

In the last step, we watched a video on metrics and feedback. In this step, Steven Borg will discuss two ways to measure activity in an application, namely Real User Monitoring (RUM) and Synthetic Transactions.

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What metrics would you suspect are better to gauge using Real User Monitoring (RUM) rather than Synthetic Transactions? Other than the specific example noted in the video, what else would you propose using Synthetic Transactions to gauge?
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