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3 Ways to Solve App Performance Problems with Transaction Tracking – Part 2

In part 1, I discussed the important of tracking applications and how that is similar to tracking packages.   However, there is one significant difference between the two, applications don’t have bar codes.  The collecting of the tracking events as the data moves through the application requires additional processing.   There are many techniques for doing this.   [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|APM, blog, datapower, MQ, tracking transactions|0 Comments

3 Ways to Solve App Performance Problems with Transaction Tracking

Transaction Tracking can provide tremendous insight into the performance and behavior of applications. However, this can be challenging when transactions traverse platforms and technologies.  Often it can be similar to tracking someone in the old Westerns where you follow the trail to the river and then lose track of where they went next.  Tracking MQ [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|APM, blog, BTM, BTP, MQ, tracking messages, tracking transactions, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Transformation of Real User Monitoring Tools in the Industry

With online viewership and sales growing rapidly, enterprises are interested in understanding how they analyze performance to positively impact business metrics. Deeper insight into the user experience is needed to understand why conversions are dropping and/or bounce rates are increasing or, preferably, to understand what has been helping these metrics improve. The digital performance management [...]

Why DevOps Transformation Produces Happiness

When reading the many articles on DevOps transformation online, it seems the only enjoyable element is the end result: the nirvana of Continuous Delivery. However, while dismantling and reconstructing the development lifecycle may seem a daunting task, the challenges involved actually satisfy three basic tenets for happiness if we embrace disruption. According to the award-winning [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|APM, blog, devops|0 Comments

4 Key Benefits from Using Self-Service for IBM MQ – Part 2 of 3

[This is Part 2 of a 3 part series. Catch-up with part 1, here.] Drivers for MQ Self-Service In Part I, we discussed the extensive interest in MQ Self-Service.  This interest is due to a number of factors, including:  the shrinking size of middleware staff, growing workloads and increasing application complexity. At the same time [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|APM, blog, Middleware, Middleware management, MQ, Websphere|0 Comments

4 Key Benefits from Using Self-Service for IBM MQ” Part 1 of 3

The concept of self-service has evolved over many years.  It has led to very important innovations and technology in many industries in the way we work and live.  Until the earliest 20th century, people who went shopping were entirely dependent on clerks.  They would go to a store and give a list of items that [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|APM, blog, Middleware, MQ|0 Comments

Four Tips for Improving Application Performance Management

This week, Logicalis US released a list of four practices they suggest IT professionals adopt as part of an application performance management scheme. Set a measurable baseline: Many organizations lack an empirical benchmark for how an application should perform. As a result, too many rely on human perception or the number of support calls to [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|APM, blog, Middleware|0 Comments

The 3 Compliance Questions to Ask

As companies move to cloud, they require more certainty around export compliance. Of the many complexities associated with cloud computing, export compliance laws arguably are some of the thorniest. From a legal and technical perspective, the export compliance laws currently on the books—as they vary from country to country—can make even the savviest and most [...]

To Move Fast on Cloud Computing, Go Slow

The mad rush to adopt cloud technology is no secret. In fact, the tsunami of organizations that are racing to implement these solutions clearly reflects the need to have the best new “it” in IT. As TJ McCue wrote, “Instead of a slow-moving, fluffy white cloud image, the cloud computing industry should use a tornado [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|APM, blog, cloud, Cloud Management, Middleware|0 Comments