News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – August 31

This week’s feature articles include a new surprising new survey on cloud computing ignorance, a new Yelp-like rating system for APM, new challenges for IT pros in cloud based environments and some tips and tricks for Oracle Forms users:

1) Pete Golden of APMDigest discussed a surprising new survey which showed the mass confusion around cloud computing:
http://www.apmdigest.com/most-americans-confused-by-cloud-computing-survey-says

2) Russell Rothstein of IT Central Station announced a new ratings service for the APM market, similar to Yelp:
http://www.apmdigest.com/ratings-to-hit-the-apm-market-are-you-ready

3) Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring discussed the challenges IT pros will face as enterprises continue to move services into the cloud:
http://www.real-user-monitoring.com/taking-your-career-into-the-cloud/

4) Mahmoud El Sayed shared his latest tips for Oracle Forms users:
http://mahmoudoracle.blogspot.com/2012/08/dbmscomparison-package.html

5) Rich Hein of CIO magazine mentioned 8 key strategies for IT pros to get ahead:
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2012/083012-8-ways-to-advance-your-262072.html?source=nww_rss