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December 13, 2013 by
This article will be part of a series of articles describing how various network issues are presented by AppNeta Performance Manager. We begin with packet loss. Packet loss occurs when one or more packets failed to reach its intended destination. This article shows how high packet loss is presented on AppNeta. Packet loss also manifests itself…Continue reading
An IT Nightmare – A true story from the IT trenches
December 11, 2013 by
Eight-alarm fire guts South Boston building Firefighters battled an early morning blaze on Summer Street in Boston, just two doors down from AppNeta’s Office. The blaze was discovered around 4:29 a.m., according to the Boston Fire department’s official Twitter account.
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
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
Why Deploying Cisco’s IP SLA Isn’t a Performance Management Strategy
February 19, 2013 by
IP SLA is a network monitoring capability deployed by Cisco-powered enterprises to measure several network health metrics between locations, but it’s far from a complete network performance monitoring tool. One of our financial service industry customers recently shared how they used PathView Cloud to pinpoint an unexpected WAN provider issue that was missed by IP…Continue reading
PathView Partner Go-To-Market Success
July 16, 2012 by
My name is Robb Corduck, I’m Vice President of AppNeta’s Regional Partner Business Unit. I wanted to take a few minutes to discuss an interesting and emerging go-to-market strategy that we are seeing with many of our PathView Cloud Partners. As our Partners have quickly realized, PathView Cloud is particularly well suited to conduct pre-deployment…Continue reading
Flash to HTML5 – HTML5 Is Ready For Prime Time And So Are We!
February 8, 2012 by
There is a lot of good material in the blog-o-sphere about HTML5 vs. Flash and the impending doom of the latter. I’m here to say that HTML5, while still a work in progress, is absolutely ready for prime time and if anyone says you have to wait for it to be ready, they’re either ill-informed or…Continue reading
Path Comparison for the Win!
March 18, 2011 by
“Can you give me a use case where you created some value for a customer?” As a systems engineer at Apparent Networks, we get this question a lot. A few months ago, I was working with a managed service provider (MSP) attempting to provide virtualization as a service for a housing association with 6 locations.…Continue reading
Feeling busy? Check This Out
March 4, 2011 by
I speak with IT Outsourcers and Managed Service Providers every day, and I am always amazed at how busy they are, but I’m realizing that I shouldn’t be. According to AMR Research, 80% of companies are increasing or maintaining their current level of IT outsourcing in the current year. IT Outsourcing doesn’t just mean organizations…Continue reading
The Straight Goods – Part 2 of 3
February 3, 2011 by
Part of the support role is to reach out to new customers and provide some general product training – ‘onboarding’ as we like to call it. It’s not every day that we uncover network issues when providing this training with a client setup but it happens often enough not to phase me. The other week…Continue reading