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A Different View of Hadoop Performance
November 21, 2013 by
A question that many developers often ask is, “Can I make it run faster?” In particular, how can we discover the maximum performance of an individual MapReduce job? Let’s set up a test run, and see how fast we can make it. We’ll base this analysis on native Hadoop components, however, the solution should extend to…Continue reading
AppNeta Harnesses Power of Big Data Insight for Network Traffic Analysis Service
November 19, 2013 by
AppNeta’s FlowView Solution Offers Breakthrough Performance Insight Together with the Speed and Scale of Big Data Technology BOSTON — November 19, 2013 — AppNeta, the technology leader of Full Stack Application Performance Management (APM) solutions, today announced the launch of its big data architecture developed to provide customers with granular visibility into network and application…Continue reading
Hubot, AppNeta. AppNeta, Hubot.
August 5, 2013 by
Time was that everyone used subversion, and connectivity problems were the #2 programmer excuse for legitimately slacking off. One of the strengths of git is the ability to switch branches and continue working even if you can’t fetch or push, eliminating the “how do I svn commit on a plane” problem. But what if I…Continue reading
Network Performance Management – What’s Love Got to Do with It?
February 15, 2013 by
f you listen to the radio around Valentine’s Day, you hear endless commercials from companies soliciting their once-a-year products. I decided to perform my own test to unearth which ad was the most effective at attracting web traffic leading up to February 14th. I monitored five different websites – 1800-Flowers, Edible Arrangements, Hallmark and Pajamagram…Continue reading
Are the Olympics slowing you down? What about ESPN, Pandora and YouTube?
August 2, 2012 by
By: Jim Melvin Everyone love’s the Olympics and it is easy to see why — the Olympics truly have something for everyone. From cycling, to soccer, to archery, and basketball; the breadth of sports (36 in all) covers just about every sport that you could want (except for lacrosse, one of my personal favorites). What…Continue reading
Not Your Father’s Blackberry: What BYOD Means for Your Network Performance
June 26, 2012 by
According to this report by the Pew Research Center (February 2012), 46% of American adults now own a smartphone of some kind, up from 35% in May 2011. Smartphone owners now outnumber users of more basic phones. These smartphone users are bringing their personal devices to work and connecting them to your network. For many…Continue reading
Hey, How Much Bandwidth!? I’m Paying For Twice the Bandwidth I’m Getting!
March 3, 2012 by
As a network engineer for a global financial services organization, I know I am not alone in my daily concerns about network connection speed and performance. Our concerns are all underscored by questions such as: ‘How much bandwidth are we getting?’ ‘What are we paying our ISP monthly again?’ ‘How are my end users using…Continue reading
Network Performance Management is the Key to “Happy Holidays” for Retailers
November 11, 2011 by
Credit cards and debit cards– the life lines to our bank accounts. These slates of plastic are also the life lines for retail stores. These days, except when someone walks into a storefront and makes a purchase with cash, chances are that nearly every sale a retailer makes involves the Internet or an online transaction.…Continue reading
The Stock Market May Be Volatile – But Your Network Performance Doesn’t Have To Be
November 7, 2011 by
When it comes to online trading, network latency is everything – because delays are more costly in this industry than almost any other. The stock market doesn’t stand still while data is in transit, and the difference between a “fresh” price quote and one that’s a few milliseconds out of date can cost or earn…Continue reading
Streaming Media at the Workplace: Your Music Hurts My Cloud
October 31, 2011 by
For organizations that are monitoring and maintaining a large network, bandwidth consumption can cause major issues. Knowing who is using all the bandwidth in the company is particularly helpful when troubleshooting performance issues and all too common complaints that “the network is slow!” Insight into what external web sites employees are visiting, and whether or…Continue reading