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Every few weeks we publish articles about Fathom Analytics news and features, as well as topics of interest about Laravel, and the changing privacy-focused business landscape. Old-school? Grab the RSS.

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Published on October 2, 2020

Hosted vs self-hosted website analytics

When deciding which analytics software to use for your website, one of the questions to be considered is whether you want to use a managed service or use self hosted analytics.

Jack Ellis
Written by Jack Ellis
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Published on September 29, 2020

Big tech finally challenges Fathom Analytics

A billion dollar company has finally stepped into the privacy-first analytics space. What does this mean for small businesses?

Jack Ellis
Written by Jack Ellis
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Published on August 19, 2020

What happened to our infrastructure when a customer got over 10 million page views in a few hours?

What happened to our infrastructure when a customer got over 10 million page views in a few hours?

Jack Ellis
Written by Jack Ellis
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Published on August 17, 2020

An update on the Schrems II judgment/ruling (Privacy Shield invalidation)

As per 17 August, there is still no unified conclusion or advice on how to manage it on a practical level.

Written by Rie Aleksandra Walle
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Published on July 24, 2020

The Schrems II Judgement (Privacy Shield invalidation)

The Court of Justice of the European Union (EUCJ) has ruled on the Privacy Shield certification for US businesses, effectively making it invalid as of July 16, 2020.

Written by Paul Jarvis
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Published on July 23, 2020

What tech stack does Fathom Analytics use?

When developers use a product like Fathom Analytics, the first question that comes to mind is “What tech stack is this company using?”. I personally love reading through company tech blog posts where they talk about their stacks.

Jack Ellis
Written by Jack Ellis
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Published on July 22, 2020

Let’s talk about Friday and the Cloudflare outage

On Friday 17th July, the internet collapsed for 27 minutes due to a Cloudflare outage.

Jack Ellis
Written by Jack Ellis
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Published on July 20, 2020

SaaS lessons shared on the Framework podcast

Last month I joined Tom Creighton and Robert Hayes on the Framework show to chat about how Fathom Analytics works as a privacy-focused and fully self-funded software company.

Written by Paul Jarvis
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Published on July 17, 2020

A 1 year review of Laravel Vapor

As one Laravel Vapor’s first customers, we wanted to walk you through a review of costs, scaling, reliability and more. Here’s what we’ve found after using Vapor for almost a year.

Jack Ellis
Written by Jack Ellis
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Published on June 22, 2020

Fathom Analytics vs the competition

Fathom Analytics is simple to use, and fully respects the privacy of your website visitors. Let’s compare it to the competition (and Google Analytics).

Written by Paul Jarvis
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