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Browsing posts tagged with: APM
Ensuring the Performance of Today’s Distributed Systems
December 11, 2014 by TR Jordan
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”…Continue reading
Online Retailers: Have You Monitored Your Site Lately?
November 24, 2014 by TR Jordan
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…Continue reading
Nailing Down the Definition of PaaS
November 19, 2014 by TR Jordan
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…Continue reading
Is PaaS a Panacea for Developers?
November 7, 2014 by TR Jordan
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,…Continue reading
Who Can You Trust (.Salesforce.com)?
October 29, 2014 by Sean Armstrong
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…Continue reading
What is the Impact of PaaS on APM?
October 21, 2014 by TR Jordan
In theory, since PaaS applications can be built using common standards and tools, it should be the same for building capabilities to monitor those applications. With less customization there should be easier monitoring, right? Well, if the content of the article, “Study: PaaS Market to Top $6.94B by 2018,” written by Chris Talbot in Talkin’…Continue reading
APM in the Cloud: Noteworthy Market Insight from Gigaom Research
October 1, 2014 by TR Jordan
We’re always keeping watch for the latest analyst report on the Application Performance Monitoring (APM) market and few have caught our eye more than the report recently released by Gigaom Research entitled “Sector Roadmap: Application-management solutions for distributed and cloud environments.” Written by well-known APM expert, author and analyst, Bernd Harzog, the report delves into…Continue reading
You have twenty nodes in your ASG and your health checks say they’re all fine – so why are 1/20th of your users seeing white screens? We’ve just added per-host data breakdown and filtering to TraceView to make it easier than ever to answer that type of question (and more)! We’ve added a Hosts data…Continue reading
Announcing SAM: SaaS Application Monitoring
September 29, 2014 by TR Jordan
To monitor SaaS applications, IT teams have been using traditional application monitoring tools that are for monitoring internal applications — looking at servers and devices on the network to make sure they are functioning properly. However, SaaS applications aren’t on their network — they are over the Internet and in the cloud — making these…Continue reading
Internet Slowdown Day: Too Painful to be Real?
September 11, 2014 by TR Jordan
Yesterday was Go Slow Day on the Internet. As lawmakers consider the latest arguments on how much control ISPs should be allowed to exert over the networks that support the wider internet, websites like Reddit, Etsy, and Vimeo are staging a protest. Yesterday, they committed to slowing down their main sites, giving users a glimpse…Continue reading