News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – July 6

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) TRAC research released a survey stating most traditional APM tools fail to prevent performance issues:
http://www.apmdigest.com/61-percent-of-apm-deployments-fail-to-prevent-performance-issues-survey-says

2) Dennis Drogseth of EMA research examined advanced performance analytics in the era of big data:
http://www.apmdigest.com/advanced-performance-analytics-big-data-in-multi-dimensional-context

3) Maymoud El Sayad shared some helpful tips for Oracle Forms users on his blog:
http://mahmoudoracle.blogspot.com/2012/07/center-canvas-and-window-in-oracle.html

4) Bernd Harzog of The Virtualization Practice covers Dell’s purchase of Quest:
http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/news-dell-transforms-virtualization-management-with-quest-acquisition-16757/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheVirtualizationPractice+%28The+Virtualization+Practice%29

5) Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring discussed the reliability of cloud-based applications:
http://www.real-user-monitoring.com/reliability-of-cloud-based-applications/