Performance Management Tech

APM weekly news and analysis

Weekly Packet: Airplanes, Unplugged; Various States of Infrastructure
August 12, 2016 by

Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

This was a big one in the Wide World of Outages this week: Delta Airlines couldn’t get more than 1,500 planes off the ground because of a power outage in Atlanta. Well, that’s what initial reports said, but the Wall Street Journal went into the details about how some critical systems and equipment didn’t switch over
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Weekly Packet: Post-Brexit Cloud, and Why to Keep Apps On-Premises
July 29, 2016 by

Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

Happy Friday, all, and thanks for voting on the name of this weekly roundup blog post. The big winner was “Weekly Packet,” so let’s get started on volume two. AWS and other cloud adoption could rise in the wake of the Brexit decision over in Europe, as a Forbes contributor reports. I find this fascinating,
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Network context to pierce the cloud
December 9, 2015 by

Application Performance Management, Network Performance Managment, Performance Management Tech

When end-user experience suffers due to performance, the first line of defense begins triage with a seemingly simple question – is the issue with the code, the infrastructure or the network? To answer that simple question, we must navigate an ever-expanding graph of services and networks. A multi-tier application might look monolithic compared to microservice-based
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The Importance of Network Visibility in End User Experience Monitoring for Business Critical Applications
May 13, 2015 by

Application Performance Management, Industry Insights, Network Performance Managment, Performance Management Tech

If you are having network issues, the downstream effects are going to end up in the end user experience of your business critical applications. According to an Aberdeen Group survey of 158 organizations, APM: Getting IT on the C-Level’s Agenda, app performance issues have a direct impact on the business, including declined employee productivity (64%),
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Chicago or Bust: Igniting Your SaaS App Monitoring Prowess
April 30, 2015 by

Application Performance Management, Industry Insights, Network Performance Managment, Performance Management Tech

With the increasing use of SaaS applications, companies require new performance monitoring strategies. They need solutions that can provide the visibility and insights needed for continuous monitoring focused on the end user experience and immediate, precise troubleshooting of SaaS application performance. At Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft’s largest and most comprehensive technology event, we’ll be exhibiting our
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PyCon 2015 Wrap Up
April 15, 2015 by

Application Performance Management, Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

The AppNeta team has just returned from a fantastically fun, edifying, and exhausting weekend at PyCon 2015. PyCon was held in Montreal this year, giving team members the opportunity to brush up on their French, binge on poutine, and absorb the many fabulous talks given by this year’s speakers (including our very own development manager,
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Performance Analysis as Performance Art: my experience speaking at PyCon 2015
April 14, 2015 by

Application Performance Management, Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

Sunday afternoon, I had the pleasure of addressing my largest audience ever on a topic very dear to my heart. With each talk I attended, my anxiety increased: it was once again a fantastic conference filled with tons of exceptional talks. I fretted with my slides almost daily, making very few substantive changes but staring
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APM Deployments Shouldn’t Fail
April 6, 2015 by

Application Performance Management, Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

The topic of why APM deployments fail comes up often. APM Digest did an article in 2012 providing 15 reasons offered by industry experts, and Jonah Kowall over at AppDynamics recently revisited the topic. Something’s in the water, apparently. From our point of view as an APM vendor, APM deployments don’t fail. APM is just
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Don’t Just Log: A Case for Why You Need APM
March 25, 2015 by

Application Performance Management, Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

Companies have written extensively on the debate between using Application Performance Monitoring or using Logging to analyze web applications. Logging is a catch-all tool that’s both convenient and necessary for running web applications in production. Have an app? I bet it makes logs; drop in your favorite solution here! But if you’re concerned with end-user
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Choosing your own Adventure with PHP
March 18, 2015 by

Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

PHP Today Let’s get the stats out of the way. For websites and web applications, PHP (as of writing) is used two to four times more than the next most popular language. It is ubiquitous on the modern web. While Facebook is often quoted as the site that proves the worthiness of PHP, there are millions of
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