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:
http://blog.odtug.com/kscope-interview-with-oracle-technology-networks-justin-kestelyn/

2) EMA released its latest research report titled, Integrating Applications Across the Cloud: An Industry Survey:
http://www.apmdigest.com/new-ema-research-examines-integrating-applications-across-the-cloud

3) Ron Miller at Real User Monitoring discussed the RBS outage as a cautionary tale to IT pros:
http://www.real-user-monitoring.com/it-needs-to-keep-its-eye-on-the-ball/

4) Larry Dragich of APMdigest examined the various facets of event management and its impact on improving application performance:
http://www.apmdigest.com/event-management-reactive-proactive-or-predictive

5) The IT Pro shared the best practices for evaluating SLAs in the cloud:
http://www.theitpro.com/author.asp?section_id=1949&doc_id=248283