The Transaction Tracing Opportunity

Corporate computing environments can be complex involving many different programming languages, applications, middleware components, and endpoints. Many composite applications integrate new software, legacy code, and packaged solutions. Enterprise application performance monitoring works by solving the transaction tracing problem.  This means … Continue reading

End-to-End Monitoring of Transactions

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 … Continue reading

Google Tries to Keep Google Plus from Getting Overloaded

When Google released its new social networking tool, Google Plus last week, it was confined to what they called a limited invitation-only Beta. Scoring an invitation was a precious commodity, but many new members (including me) quickly found that instead … Continue reading

Transaction Monitoring -The Four Approaches

This article discusses transaction monitoring and the 4 approaches of network appliances, Java/.NET deep dive, end-user measurements, and agent based monitoring. You know that your enterprise is in dire need of a transaction monitoring solution. Transaction latencies are in the sky, some … Continue reading

Transaction Monitoring: Traditional vs. BTM

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 … Continue reading

End-to-End Transaction Monitoring

End-to-end transaction 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 … Continue reading