When you run a social microblogging network, keeping abreast of your
network availability can be challenging. State-run firewalls can be
capricious, and it's hard to know if your site is available locally
without being on the ground (or receiving a slurry of grumpy
tweets). Where's It Up's
tests let you check your sites' availability programmatically,
requesting your homepage from servers in China, Saudi Arabia,
Vietnam, and Pakistan, so you're the first to know when the
firewalls have kicked in and your page is down.
Make an HTTP
and return the response code, and HTTP headers
Ping a hostname, and return ping statistics and packet loss.