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Acquiring Data Directly From Search Engines: Methods

Data from search engine result pages (SERPs) has a lot of value for various industries. Companies use this data to gain a competitive advantage, attract more traffic, and build a better authority. However, acquiring data from SERPs is challenging. There are multiple ways how companies extract data from search engines, and each has its pros and cons.

Adelina Kiskyte

Adelina Kiskyte

2020-12-08

5 min read

Proxies for Cybersecurity Solutions

Proxies are widely used in cybersecurity. Download free white paper and find out which proxies are the best for each use case!

Adomas Sulcas

Adomas Sulcas

2020-12-07

1 min read

brand protection

Free White Paper: The Ultimate Guide on Web Scraping for Brand Protection

Nowadays, public data is an answer to many issues, fighting with brand infringements online as well. Web scraping helps to monitor the web and search for the violations in terms of brand protection to fight against them. This article explains the key insights of successful web scraping for brand protection.

Iveta Vistorskyte

Iveta Vistorskyte

2020-12-01

1 min read

Semi-Dedicated Proxies: What Are They?

What are semi-dedicated proxies? How do they work? What are the pros and cons of using semi-dedicated proxies? Read this article and find out more!

Vejune Tamuliunaite

Vejune Tamuliunaite

2020-11-30

4 min read

What is Dynamic Pricing?

Dynamic pricing is not a new concept but in the competitive online market, it is more relevant than ever. Find out what is dynamic pricing strategy, what companies use it, and learn about the benefits and challenges of real time pricing.

Adelina Kiskyte

Adelina Kiskyte

2020-11-05

5 min read

What is Load Testing?

An inevitable part of successful business processes, load testing requires careful planning and the right solutions. In this article, we discuss how load tests work, their best practices, and what part proxies play in load testing.

Vejune Tamuliunaite

Vejune Tamuliunaite

2020-10-23

6 min read

Are SOCKS5 Proxies Secure Enough for Your Business Needs?

In this article, we will expand upon what is SOCKS5, and why they might not be the best choice from a security perspective.

Gabija Fatenaite

2020-10-23

4 min read

What Are HTTP Cookies and What Are They Used For?

Learn more about HTTP cookies, and how they are an important part in web scraping to avoid unsuccessful requests and being blocked by targeted web pages.

Iveta Vistorskyte

Iveta Vistorskyte

2020-10-13

4 min read

CTO's Checklist: 6 Things to Know About Web Scraping

It is always nice to have a checklist of things to do to get your project running as smoothly as possible. This checklist will help you figure out what resources you need and how web scraping projects look like.

Gabija Fatenaite

2020-10-13

6 min read

What is Python Used For: Top 6 Options

If you have ever wondered why Python is the most popular programming language in terms of web scraping and what are Python advantages, check out this article for more information!

Iveta Vistorskyte

Iveta Vistorskyte

2020-10-07

8 min read

Oxylabs Wins GovTech Lab Challenge With AI-Driven Solution

Oxylabs wins GovTech Lab challenge with AI-Driven Solution to streamline the detection and removal of prohibited online content.

Jurgita Tuzikaite

Jurgita Tuzikaite

2020-10-06

2 min read

How to Configure a Proxy Server in Firefox?

If you are interested in privacy and security when browsing the internet, setting up a proxy in your web browser is a great option. Find out how to set up proxies with one of the most popular web browsers, Mozilla Firefox.

Iveta Vistorskyte

Iveta Vistorskyte

2020-10-02

3 min read

What is Alternative Data?

What is alternative data? Well, in the following article, we’ll answer each of these questions and go in-depth on how this sort of data can be effectively gathered.

Gabija Fatenaite

2020-09-28

5 min read

Residential Proxy Acquisition: Best Practices

Oxylabs is a strong advocate of fairness and transparency regarding residential proxy acquisition. Learn more about the best industry practices.

Jurgita Tuzikaite

Jurgita Tuzikaite

2020-09-24

3 min read

IPv4 vs. IPv6: What is the Difference?

In this article, we compared IPv4 and IPv6 addresses and singled out their main differences. Read to find out about the future of IP addresses and the problems that arise when changing from IPv4 to IPv6 addresses completely.

Iveta Vistorskyte

Iveta Vistorskyte

2020-09-23

5 min read

What is cURL and What Does It Mean?

Want to find out what is cURL and how it's used? Read on to get a quick overview of an incredibly powerful command line tool!

Adomas Sulcas

Adomas Sulcas

2020-09-21

5 min read

Free White Paper: Load Testing with Residential Proxies

We have closely worked with load testing experts and residential proxy specialists to identify load testing flaws. We have come up with a solution that generates realistic traffic for load testing. This extensive document aims to answer all the questions cybersecurity companies may have about load testing with our Residential Proxies.

Adelina Kiskyte

Adelina Kiskyte

2020-09-16

2 min read

How Does CAPTCHA Work?

It would be hard to find a person, who has never had to prove a computer they are a human. Solving weird puzzles with fire hydrants may seem like an odd way to prove you have a consciousness. But here you will soon find out how CAPTCHAs work and that by solving them you play an important role in training Artificial Intelligence.

Adelina Kiskyte

Adelina Kiskyte

2020-09-15

8 min read

Oxylabs Reaches 100M+ Ethically-Obtained Residential Proxies Mark

Oxylabs is pleased to announce the growth of its residential proxy pool from 72 million to 100 million proxies, solidifying a leading position in the provision of proxy-based solutions with the largest network on the market.

Vytautas Kirjazovas

Vytautas Kirjazovas

2020-09-14

2 min read

What is a Web Crawler & How Does it Work?

Find out what is a web crawler and how to use it to boost your e-commerce business. Read about the challenges of web scraping for e-commerce and find out how Real-Time Crawler can solve your data gathering issues.

Adelina Kiskyte

Adelina Kiskyte

2020-08-31

6 min read

Free White Paper: The Application of AI and ML in Large-Scale Data Gathering Operations

Download our extensive white paper and learn more on the application of AI and ML in large-scale data gathering operations.

Gabija Fatenaite

2020-08-26

2 min read

Oxylabs Sets Clear Standards for Residential Proxy Acquisition

Find out how residential proxy pools are acquired, and how Oxylabs’ infrastructure differs with end-users’ awareness in mind.

Jurgita Tuzikaite

Jurgita Tuzikaite

2020-08-21

3 min read

Web Scraping with JavaScript and Node.js

With the arrival of Node.js, JavaScript has evolved into a very powerful language for web scraping. Node.js is the engine that runs the JavaScript code without a browser. Web scraping with JavaScript and Node.js is not only easy, it is fast, and the learning curve is very low for those who are already familiar with JavaScript.

Adelina Kiskyte

Adelina Kiskyte

2020-08-09

9 min read

Setting the Right Approach to Web Scraping

Read more to find out how to start web scraping and do it well. In this blog post we advise how to set the right approach to web scraping. Check it out!

Iveta Vistorskyte

Iveta Vistorskyte

2020-06-26

4 min read

Choosing the Right Proxy Service Provider

Read more to find out how to choose the right proxy provider and what are the most important things to consider before making the decision!

Iveta Vistorskyte

Iveta Vistorskyte

2020-06-22

4 min read

HTTP Headers Explained

In this article we will define HTTP headers, and discuss their purpose. What’s more, we will cover why using and optimizing HTTP headers are essential when web scraping.

Mantas Miksenas

Mantas Miksenas

2020-06-21

6 min read

Oxylabs Webinar: Residential Proxy Usage Mistakes and How to Solve Them

For the first time, Oxylabs hosted a webinar about how to manage residential proxies smoothly! The main topic was top 3 residential proxy usage mistakes and how to solve them! Read for more information.

Iveta Vistorskyte

Iveta Vistorskyte

2020-06-18

2 min read

Oxylabs Filed Antitrust Claims Against Luminati (now Bright Data), Its Investor EMK Capital, and Hola

To promote fair marketplace practices, Oxylabs seek to redress the injuries it has suffered and hold Luminati, EMK Capital, and Hola accountable for their actions.

Vytautas Kirjazovas

Vytautas Kirjazovas

2020-05-29

1 min read

Oxylabs Partnership With CoronaMapper: Another Success Story

Oxylabs collaboration with CoronaMapper provides great results.

Jurgita Tuzikaite

Jurgita Tuzikaite

2020-05-26

2 min read

TrackCorona Skyrockets to Popularity After Collaborating With Oxylabs

Recently announced partnership with TrackCorona has been a major boost to the potentially live-saving platform.

Jurgita Tuzikaite

Jurgita Tuzikaite

2020-05-20

2 min read

Web Scraping Stock Market Data

We explain the basics of stock market data acquisition in this blog post. Find out how large amounts of stock market data is acquired.

Adomas Sulcas

Adomas Sulcas

2020-05-18

6 min read

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