News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – August 3

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) ODTUG interviewed Justin Kestelyn, of Oracle Technology Network, at the Oracle Forms conference Kscope:

2) EMA released its latest research report titled, Integrating Applications Across the Cloud: An Industry Survey:

3) Ron Miller at Real User Monitoring discussed the RBS outage as a cautionary tale to IT pros:

4) Larry Dragich of APMdigest examined the various facets of event management and its impact on improving application performance:

5) The IT Pro shared the best practices for evaluating SLAs in the cloud: