Testing: Mind the DevOps Gap

Testing: Mind the DevOps Gap

If DevOps is a continuum, it starts with planning and development, and ends with deployment into operations. Much of the focus in DevOps and within the DevOps toolchain has been on application build automation (development) and deployment of apps into operations. But, for DevOps to pay off, there must be a continuous flow and automation […]

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Original Author: Contributor

Make Closing the Application Performance Gap a Priority in 2016

Make Closing the Application-Performance Gap a Priority in 2016

Nastel agrees and provides these priorities in Application Performance: “… always reduce the amount of time to address the situation. Easy-to-use dashboards that clearly identify the source of the problem are a must-have to ensure your fluency in the complicated language of application-aware network-performance management.”
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Original Author: Steve Brar

Cybersecurity Investing In Israel By The Numbers

Cybersecurity Investing In Israel By The Numbers

With the cybersecurity market growing to a gigantic size, it is well established that Israel is a hotbed of innovation and startups in the space. The end of then year is a good time for summaries and wrapping things up, so I took a look at statistics as gleaned from the database of IVC to put some quantitative observations behind this major wave.

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Original Author: Erez Ofer

5 Predictions for Application Performance Management in 2016

5 Predictions for Application Performance Management in 2016

One can safely say that Application Performance Management (APM) will grow even further in importance in 2016 as businesses turn to application software to operate their key internal and external processes. But we can also expect some changes in the focus of APM purchasers and software vendors in 2016:

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End-User Analytics: A Reality Check to SLAs

End-User Analytics: A Reality Check to SLAs

Everyone understands that a great user experience is vital for customers, but few organizations give the same level of consideration to their own employees. This lack of insight into the internal end-user experience leads to frustration, inefficiency and waste. Detailed analysis can lift the curtain, exposing the gap between your service level agreements (SLAs) and […]

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Original Author: Nicholas Lee

3 Ways to Develop the Perfect DevOps Culture

3 Ways to Develop the Perfect DevOps Culture

DevOps is not a new concept, but it is still maturing. In the seven years since the first “DevOps Day” took place in Europe, DevOps’ influence has spread to every corner of the world. Many organizations have embraced the concept, and it’s changed the way business is done. These companies have benefited from removing the […]

 

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Original Author: Miles Blatstein

Application Monitoring in the Age of Big Data

Application Monitoring in the Age of Big Data

Operations and application monitoring have been necessary since the first shared systems came online in the ’60s. While the job title didn’t necessarily exist, the same questions needed answers then as they do now: Is it up and accessible? Is it responding in a reasonable time frame? Is it performing better […]

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Original Author: Miles Blatstein

3 Tips to Avoid Painting Your DevOps into a Scalability Corner

3 Tips to Avoid Painting Your DevOps into a Scalability Corner

When everything is firing on all cylinders, DevOps can be awesome. Teams work together seamlessly. Routine tasks are automated. Continuous delivery is continuously integrated, continuously tested, continuously deployed and continuously monitored. All is well, and right with the world—unless your DevOps needs begin exceeding the capacity of the platforms and tools you depend on. Scalability is a crucial element of DevOps success.

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Original Author: Tony Bradley

Verizon looks at emerging trends for 2016

Verizon looks at emerging trends for 2016

… speed and functionality. SDN is a great enabler but it needs to be monitored and controlled and in 2016 we will see greater focus on this, for example by integrating Application Performance Monitoring , SDN, Cloud and Automated Vulnerability Assessment.

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Original Author: Lee Field