Industry Insights

2015

APM in 2015: What we foresee

Application Performance Management (APM) has traditionally focused on monitoring the infrastructure and the internal components of applications a company builds and operates. In the past few years, APM has evolved its focus to take into consideration the end users and how applications are performing for them. However, we’re seeing that there are other types of […]

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Annotating your graphs with PowerShell

For some time, TraceView has given you access to our API to add annotations to your graphs and heat maps.  On Linux hosts, we even gave you a script called “tlog” to make it easier. Today, we’re pleased to offer Windows users the same easy way to add those annotations.  And, since everything to do […]

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Unwitting adventures on IPv6 (or: What you don’t know CAN hurt your network!)

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, one of the great wonders of the modern age is hotels that offer Wi-Fi. OK, I’ll grant you it’s not as wondrous as organ transplants or using a crane to lower a robot onto the surface of Mars. But when you get to your room and find that […]

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Ensuring the Performance of Today’s Distributed Systems

Since performance is our niche, we’re always on the lookout for any articles, reports or blogs on the topic. A recent one that got our attention is “The Expanding Role of Application Performance Management,” written by Sebastian Kruk and published in CRM magazine. The article came with the sub-head, “Understanding and monitoring the end-user experience” […]

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New Alerting in TraceView: Tell Your Friends!

Most of our customers are already familiar with TraceView’s alerts feature – if your app or your site is running slowly, you want to hear about it right away, preferably before it affects your users. You can set an alert to trigger based on error rates, latency of each individual layer of your app or […]

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Online Retailers: Have You Monitored Your Site Lately?

Now that the holiday shopping season has officially started, online retailers are seeing an increased volume of website visitors and transactions. And, since more people are turning to the Internet each year to purchase their goods and services, e-tailers can expect the biggest rush yet of online holiday shoppers. Based on the website crashes of […]

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Nailing Down the Definition of PaaS

An article defining PaaS caught our attention a few months ago. Entitled, “What does PaaS really mean? Let us know if you find out,” the article explains how the technology industry and IT organizations are confused about what PaaS is and use the term “confusingly.” The author, David Linthicum, then offers a definition, however we […]

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Is PaaS a Panacea for Developers?

A recent survey of IT leaders that was reported in a ZDNet article entitled “PaaS may be a panacea for stressed-out developers,” found that 70% are either already using Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions for application development or planning to implement them in the future. Since there is indeed plenty of pressure on developers to develop faster, […]

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Who Can You Trust (.Salesforce.com)?

As recently reported by Forrester, large enterprise adoption of SaaS will drive its adoption rate to 50% of surveyed companies planning to adopt new SaaS Services within the next year. The reasons for this growth are clear, SaaS services offer low up front costs, fast time to value and are accessible everywhere for a mobile […]

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AppNeta Response to POODLE

AppNeta is responding to the vulnerability in the SSLv3 protocol. It has been assigned CVE-2014-3566, and is commonly known as POODLE. For a succinct overview see this article. PathView Cloud and TraceView services were affected as the service supported both SSL and TLS for secure communication. Rather than applying a patch to our SSL library, […]

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