The ABCs of Performance Monitoring

www.nastel.com/abcs-of-performance-monitoringYour World Is Complicated

IT environments are much the same as they were 20+ years ago—except for everything. Along with OS, networks, middleware and business apps, today’s IT pros must grasp the complexity of Big Data, Web- and cloud-based technology, mobile apps, business process, and whatever is coming out next week. And now it all needs to be in real-time along with sophisticated analytics.

 

Assume Your DeLorean Is Permanently in the Shop

Forget about going back in a DeLorean to an earlier, simpler time. Concentrate on what you can do now to make your IT environments more understandable, controllable—and ultimately, more reliable. Start by:

  • Determining the probable root causes of IT problems before they affect business service delivery
  • Analyzing all of your related performance and infrastructure monitoring data together
  • Understanding business transaction flows, the lifeblood of any business

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5 database monitoring issues that need your attention now

5 database monitoring issues that need your attention now

As the old management adage goes, “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” In the fast-paced world of IT, this more accurately translates to, “You can’t improve what you don’t measure.” When it comes to your database, a continuous database monitoring system provides the foundation for progress: metrics. Without a monitoring system, it’s impossible to determine whether changes — server configurations, software releases, new business processes, etc.

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APM TechTalks 2014

Nastel TechTalks on APM for 2014Nastel is announcing its 2014 APM TechTalk lineup. The sessions are led by Albert Mavashev, CTO and Richard Nikula, VP Development and cover topics such as: analytics, tracking, performance monitoring, self-service, log analysis and middleware.

Please join us at one or more of the sessions and be sure to bring your questions.   The APM topics include:

  • Smart Logging for DEV, Test, QA & Production.
  • Tracking Messages Through DataPower
  • How to handle cascading problems with applications interconnected via middleware
  • Self Service for MQ II
  • Nastel AutoPilot – tracking, monitoring and analysis: a demo
  • Message tracking through multi-middleware
  • Use analytics to detect anomalies in composite applications
  • The Security Model in WebSphere MQ
  • Real-time Monitoring for Auditing and Compliance

If you miss any of them live, they will be available on-demand the following day at the same link.  Hope to see you there! The link for the TechTalks is here.

By popular demand, TechTalks are back!

NAstel TechTalksTwo new TechTalks are in the queue.

The first one is:  Smart Logging: Supercharge Application Logging and Tracing. This TechTalk is led by Nastel CTO, Albert Mavashev. The details and registration information can be found here.

The second one will be another in-depth look at middleware management, specifically WebSphere MQ, led by Nastel’s VP Engineering Richard Nikula. The details and registration information can be found here.