Proxy management is the thorn in the side of most web scrapers. Without a robust and fully featured proxy infrastructure, you will often experience constant reliability issues and hours spent putting out proxy fires - a situation no web scraping professional wants to deal with. We, web scrapers, are interested in extracting and using web data, not managing proxies.
“How does Scrapinghub Crawlera work?” is the most common question we get asked from customers who after struggling for months (or years) with constant proxy issues, only to have them disappear completely when they switch to Crawlera.
Today we’re going to give you a behind the scenes look at Crawlera so you can see for yourself why it is the world’s smartest web scraping proxy network and the...
Let’s face it, managing your proxy pool can be an absolute pain and the biggest bottleneck to the reliability of your web scraping!
Nothing annoys developers more than crawlers failing because their proxies are continuously being banned.
Over the past few years, there has been an explosion in the use of alternative data sources in investment decision making in hedge funds, investment banks and private equity firms.
These new data sources, collectively known as “alternative data”, have the potential to give firms a crucial informational edge in the market, enabling them to generate alpha.