Best practices

Mastering P2V: Best Practices for Maintaining Service Levels upon Migration

No doubt you are familiar with the established benefits of virtualization: improved efficiency and resource availability at a lower overall cost. Many IT departments, however, have discovered that virtualizing applications can create new and unexpected performance problems. Read more…

Best Practices for Managing SaaS Applications

The proliferation of SaaS applications like Salesforce.com is creating a host of new management challenges. For example, how do you measure the performance of applications you don’t host? What real-time data do you have to communicate with business stakeholders? How will you know if SLA commitments are being met? Read more…

An Introduction to Software Performance Engineering

Software performance engineering is becoming increasingly important to businesses as they look to improve the non-functional performance of applications and get more out of IT investments. By leveraging performance engineering techniques, IT professionals can be indispensable in building and optimizing scalable systems.  Read more…

New Approaches to Real-Time Application Testing and Performance Monitoring: A Holiday Guide for the Retail Industry

According to the online retail research firm comScore, this year’s Cyber Monday sales surpassed the $1.25 billion mark, breaking all previous records and setting the pace for the busiest online retail season in history. The key to much of this year’s success was deep insight into how web systems would handle realistic user traffic coupled with where issues would occur. Firms must adopt the correct application testing and performance monitoring methodologies to ensure revenues and avoid disaster. Join SOASTA and Correlsense for this engaging webinar, which will give you an executable plan for your IT operations team.  Read more…