The intersection of big data with IT operations will be crucial in the coming years. IT Ops pros need smart tools which can aggregate the performance of all their applications, or else they may drown in data:
A key role of IT operations is to keep a complex portfolio of applications running and performing. “Traditional monitoring dashboards generate lots of pretty charts and graphs but don’t really tell IT operations professionals a whole lot,” says Forrester Principal Analyst Glenn O’Donnell. Big data analytics will change that because sophisticated algorithms can “look for the little tremors that tell us something big is about to happen.
You can listen to the entire podcast here: http://blogs.forrester.com/mike_gualtieri/12-10-30-technopolitics_podcast_big_data_has_big_place_in_it_ops