We are seeing more and more awareness of application performance management these days in less mature IT organizations who until recently were solely focused on infrastructure performance. New sites that are dedicated to helping those less familiar with the art … Read More
Nir Livni, Product Management Director at Correlsense, writes about IT operations, citing W. Edwards Deming who said “In God we trust; all others must bring data.”
I like watching the series “24,” though I can’t really explain why. Every time … Read More
Transaction management is the IT process that links the business process with the IT infrastructure. By tracing transactions, you know where problems exist.
Most businesses have IT–a complex infrastructure of hardware components that interact in order to provide a service … Read More
End-to-end monitoring solutions should monitor all of the infrastructure’s components, yet some solutions only monitor one part of the bigger picture.
The term “end-to-end” relative to transaction monitoring is very over-used. End-to-end Website monitoring, end-to-end server performance monitoring, end-to-end database … Read More
Although data center migration projects are multifaceted—from construction to cooling to provisioning software and storage—the primary objective is to facilitate the delivery of IT services to end users in a cost-effective manner.
If applications are not performing up to par … Read More
This article discusses transaction monitoring and the 4 approaches of network appliances, Java/.NET deep dive, end-user measurements, and agent based monitoring.
Transaction monitoring includes both traditional and new approaches. Before making a purchase, read this article to learn the differences and make the right choice.
Even experienced IT professionals can confuse traditional monitoring tools and the newer generation of business transaction … Read More
This article on the jargon proliferation within the transaction monitoring discipline reviews common phrases used today to describe how to link business and IT.
Transaction management tools monitor the entire system, not just singular components. This article discusses how transaction management enables true availability.
Transaction management is a natural continuation of the past 15 year evolution of IT systems management. In the last few … Read More
Transaction management has evolved to a fourth generation. Based on a podcast by Doug McClure, this article covers the end-to-end transaction management evolution.
Information technology contributes to business efficiency like nothing else. Managing complex IT systems requires constant innovation; systems … Read More
SharePath can assist in various ITIL areas, including incident management, problem management, and change and release management.
ITIL: Incident Management
With SharePath, event correlation is inherent. SharePath … Read More
Service level management doesn’t have to be so difficult. Read this article on how SharePath can visualize all application transactions.
In Sturm, Morris and Jander’s book, “Foundations of Service Level Management,” service level management (SLM) was defined as “the disciplined, … Read More
Service Level Management can be implemented effectively by using a transaction management solution. Review these key steps.
Implementing Service Level Management successfully requires appropriate technology support. Service Level Management involves both business and IT processes that need to be carried … Read More
This article discusses how SharePath provides immediate visibility into complex SOA transactions–more than just SOAP monitoring.
Imagine the following scenario:
- An apache server running PHP receives a request for availability of an item.
- The PHP code uses nusoap to send
Information Technology contributes to the efficiency of the human race like nothing else. Keeping up with the management of complex IT systems requires constant innovation;systems management has come a long way since the days of “Big Iron”. The fourth … Read More