News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – July 13

Including articles about infrastructure trends, Oracle Forms and IT skills, here are our highlights from this week’s news in the world of Application Performance Management and IT operations:

1) Ptak/Noel explained the lessons learned from the Amazon outage and how it applies to APM:
http://www.apmdigest.com/lessons-learned-from-cloud-outages

2) EMA research focused on the third era of enterprise IT, which includes Cloud, Big Data and Dev Ops:
http://www.enterprisemanagement.com/research/asset.php/2325/Automating-and-Orchestrating-the-Third-Era-of-Enterprise-IT

3) Michael Azoff of Ovum research discussed the revitalization of the APM market via DevOps, Agile and virtualization:
http://www.businesscloud9.com/content/analyst-commentary-apm-tools-market-revitalized-agile-devops-and-cloud/11088

4) Ryan Shriver of The Virtualization Practice discussed how to deploy applications in cloud environments:
http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/deploying-in-the-cloud-lessons-when-clouds-burst-16795/

5) Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring examined common performance considerations for Oracle Forms:
http://www.real-user-monitoring.com/oracle-encodings-deployment-discipline-and-other-performance-considerations/