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SeatGeek Monitors App Performance with TraceView
January 28, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

The blog below was originally posted to the SeatGeek blog in November 2011. Today, SeatGeek still uses TraceView to improve the performance of its web applications. Eric Waller – Application Performance Management Guest Blogger We’ve had great success at SeatGeek moving more and more of our software into independent services. Clear service boundaries have allowed us to improve our code quality, increase programmer
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How Much Bandwidth Do I Really Need?
January 25, 2013 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Bandwidth is a coveted resource in most offices. Since businesses rely so heavily on the internet, it’s imperative that your organization has adequate bandwidth to support the day-to-day workload. Without it, businesses can come to a screeching halt. Every organization needs a different amount of bandwidth depending on its size and the type of applications
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Latest Addition to the APM Team
January 24, 2013 by

Company News

Welcome to TraceView Howdy, folks! I’m James, the newest TraceView engineer at AppNeta. I was a Drupal web developer until few months ago, most recently on a very large Drupal Commons Pressflow 6project utilizing memcached, Varnish, and Akamai. It’s been three weeks since I started as the second sales engineer here within our Application Performance Management (APM) division, and you can definitely draw a conclusion about
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Monitoring Background Jobs in Ruby’s Resque
January 22, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Tracing Resque Here at AppNeta, we get to see a lot about how people build their web applications. From simple PHP scripts to heavily service-oriented Java clouds to monolithic Django apps, everybody’s product is architected a little differently. We’re still out to trace everything, and today I want to talk how to get visibility into
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Why Flow is Better than Content Filtering
January 14, 2013 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

It’s a pretty normal scene in offices across the globe – an employee has some down time on their hands, so they head on over to social media sites such as Facebook. Instead of seeing a newsfeed full of status updates from their closest friends and family members, the employee is greeted with a bold
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The Three Capabilities Needed for Network Performance Management of Virtual Server Infrastructures
January 8, 2013 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Server virtualization is one of the most important IT trends of the past decade. According to Gartner, server virtualization has recently surpassed 50% of all server workloads, and the number of virtualization workloads is likely to grow fivefold by 2015. Drivers for this rapid adoption include reduced hardware costs, improved resource utilization, radically streamlined provisioning and more – all
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How Updated Firmware Makes a Difference
December 21, 2012 by

Performance Monitoring

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure seems to be popping up everywhere these days. I remember the days when RDP was used solely to save time from having to go down to the server room. Now it’s blossomed into a multibillion dollar industry with real businesses relying on it. Microsoft, VMware and Citrix, among others, are trying to
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What’s Ahead in 2013: 10 IT Performance Management Predictions
December 19, 2012 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

2013 is poised to be an exciting and innovative year for technical professionals across roles and functions, regardless of their organization size. From emerging Software-Defined Networks, to mobile, BYOD and the solidification of cloud computing and SOA architectures, there are many upcoming trends that should impact your performance monitoring strategy in 2013. Are you ready
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DevOps Holiday Gift Giving Guide
December 14, 2012 by

Industry Insights

It’s that time of year again! People are scrambling at the last minute to get the perfect present for everyone on their holiday gift list. In an effort to help reduce the madness of the holiday season, I’ve compiled a list of seven gifts for the DevOps in your life. DevOps Books The Dev in
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The 5 Critical Things You Need to Know to Assure Optimal Performance in the Cloud
December 11, 2012 by

Industry Insights

Cloud computing is likely to be the most exciting and transformative revolution in the history of modern IT. To keep pace with the rapid IT developments, companies must transform themselves from inward-facing corporate operators to interconnected, highly agile business network orchestrators running in the cloud. Think about it: Are your sales reps using Salesforce? Do
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