News and Updates

Slickstream Turns One

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John Greely

It's a big week here at Slickstream; we officially launched out of beta one year ago! 

It's been a heck of a year filled with rapid growth, and we're so appreciative to all the customers, trialists, third parties and advocates that made it such a success. 

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Slickstream's New Cloud

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Kingston Duffie

Since Slickstream went live a year ago, we've been growing quickly. Last October we managed a handful of websites, indexed a few thousand webpages daily, and processed a few hundred gigabytes of traffic per month. Now we are handling more than 600 websites, indexing more than half a million webpages in real-time, and over the past month have processed more than 30 terabytes of traffic.

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Slickstream and First Party Data

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Kingston Duffie

If you use advertising on your site to generate revenue, then you may have heard horror stories about what will happen when Google starts to block third-party cookies on Chrome -- currently slated for sometime in 2022.

First of all, this isn't as bad as it may sound. Apple started blocking third-party cookies earlier this year, and most publishers have not seen a significant decline in RPMs on mobile. With about half of the entire mobile market, this is significant.

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How Slickstream Prioritizes Stability, Performance and Support

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John Greely

Here at Slickstream, we field a lot of questions from customers, trialists, and interested publishers about our technical processes and how we affect the websites we're on. This is, of course, totally reasonable! The performance of your site is paramount, and you need to be confident in the reliability of any new component you're adding to it.

We can generally group these questions into three categories:

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