News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – July 6

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) TRAC research released a survey stating most traditional APM tools fail to prevent performance issues:

2) Dennis Drogseth of EMA research examined advanced performance analytics in the era of big data:

3) Maymoud El Sayad shared some helpful tips for Oracle Forms users on his blog:

4) Bernd Harzog of The Virtualization Practice covers Dell’s purchase of Quest:

5) Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring discussed the reliability of cloud-based applications: