Webinars

Truly powerful ideas are frustrating to explain, because, however simple their “elevator speech” core, their lasting value lies in the entire network of relations they make possible, and those multiple linkages resist glib summary. Application performance management (APM) is a perfect example. Read more…

Three events coming up soon deserve special attention from those of us responsible for aligning performance and business goals. First is the 20th Annual User Conference of the Tcl/Tk programming language in New Orleans this week.  Read more…

Optimize Application Performance During PaaS Migrations

I know many of our readers must be sick of the “cloud computing” hype by now. If you’ve only heard the discussion from the point of view of some IT bloggers, marketers, and vendors you’d be led to believe the cloud is all benefit with few costs or risks associated with it. The reality for IT Operations and Development teams stuck with the task of implementing cloud based services is much different. Read more…

You have your datacenter humming along nicely. Incidents arise, but you routinely clear them. How do you make sure that you’ll continue to be able to keep up?

Part of the answer is to measure performance accurately and comprehensively. One of “Real User Monitoring blog”‘s most repeated messages is that application performance monitoring (APM) needs to be performed at a level that has business, not just technical, meaning. An earlier generation of performance indicators focused on technical parameters (think of network collisions or percentage of disk capacity used) that feebly illuminate how our applications perform for real end-users. We can do better than that, though. Read more…

Webinar: 5 APM and Capacity Planning Imperatives for a Virtualized World

Increased adoption of virtualized applications has greatly increased the complexity of capacity planning and performance management. Monitoring and forecasting CPU utilization is no longer enough. IT operations and capacity planners now must understand and optimize their applications and infrastructure from the end user to the data center. Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – September 7

This week’s feature articles includes contributions from Dennis Drogseth of EMA research, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, Jim Rapoza of the Aberdeen Group, and more. Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – August 10

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:
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