Webinar: 5 APM and Capacity Planning Imperatives for a Virtualized World

Increased adoption of virtualized applications has greatly increased the complexity of capacity planning and performance management. Monitoring and forecasting CPU utilization is no longer enough. IT operations and capacity planners now must understand and optimize their applications and infrastructure from the end user to the data center. Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – September 28

This week’s feature articles includes contributions from Jim Rapoza of the Aberdeen Group, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, Bernd Harzog of the Virtualization Practice and more. Without further adieu, here are our highlights from the world of APM and IT operations: Read more…

5 APM and Capacity Planning Imperatives for a Virtualized World

The proliferation of virtualized applications has greatly increased the complexity of capacity planning and performance management. Monitoring and forecasting CPU utilization is no longer enough. IT operations and capacity planners now must understand and optimize their applications and… Read More

The First Key to IT Change Management: Understanding Your Environment’s Topology with Application Monitoring

Managing change effectively is something that every organization must deal with on an ongoing basis. The increasing complexity of IT environments makes this task even harder for operations, application support and development. Nowadays, the path that transactions take is not easy to map. A customer may access an online banking application from a mobile device, which may travel through a web server, proxy server, app server and mainframe before getting to the database. In this example, how are you going to diagnose problems or make changes without fully understanding your application topology or end user experience? Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – September 21

This week’s feature articles includes contributions from Jonah Kowall of Gartner, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, Charlie Betz of EMA and more Read more…

Customize your APM

Application Performance Management (APM) remains in its infancy. There’s no simple formula for applying it usefully; expect that you’ll need to study both APM techniques and the specifics of your own organization’s needs to fit the former to… Read More

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – September 14

This week’s feature articles includes contributions from Larry Dragich of APMDigest, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, Jim Rapoza of the Aberdeen Group, and more.  Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – September 7

This week’s feature articles includes contributions from Dennis Drogseth of EMA research, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, Jim Rapoza of the Aberdeen Group, and more. Read more…

Improve efficiency–but also improve strategy

Smart devops–like you–know that they need to keep learning and improving throughout their careers. Datacenter operations change rapidly, and there’s a lot to learn. Commercialization of blade server architecture is barely a decade old, for instance, with the… Read More