Survey Reveals IT Admins Have Room for APM Improvement

Survey Reveals IT Admins Have Room for APM Improvement

So how do you preempt performance problems in an enterprise IT environment? That’s simple – use an application performance management (APM) solution. But, as we recently found out, around 40 percent of IT admins do not use an APM solution to monitor their applications!

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Original Author: appdevelopermag

5 ways to improve cloud application performance

5 ways to improve cloud application performance

Application performance is always a concern. Is the code written well? Is the database optimized? Can the application handle load spikes? When the application is on a public cloud platform, however, developers have unique challenges. The biggest being …

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Original Author: Michelle Davidson

Improving Performance Management: 8 Factors to Consider

Improving Performance Management: 8 Factors to Consider

A well-developed Web-based performance management system will help improve consistency of application across the organization, and it will likely enhance perceptions of fairness and accuracy.

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Original Author: onpoint_llc

Nastel Recognized in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for APM Suites

Nastel Recognized in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for APM Suites

Nastel Technologies has been recognized and positioned by Gartner in the December 2015 “ Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring Suites” report by Cameron Haight, Will Cappelli, and Federico De Silva.

According to Gartner, the market grew by 15.8% in 2014, the highest growth rate within the IT operations management market. In terms of market size, APM accounted for $2.6 billion in 2014.

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Security, Network Performance Among Top IT Concerns

Security, Network Performance Among Top IT Concerns

The top challenges for IT teams in the year ahead include security, network and application performance and monitoring and new technology. More than half of IT pros that indicated security issues were their top concern specified breaches, malware, …

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Orchestrating a Symphony of Application Automation

Orchestrating a Symphony of Application Automation

There is a reason orchestras have a single conductor. Can you imagine the cacophony that would result if a horn section performed out of sync with a string section? Or if the percussions played a faster beat then the woodwinds? But in IT management, it’s all too common for organizations to have separate automation platforms conducting individual software elements. In fact, this is often the cause of an increased IT complexity that results in degraded performance and reliability.

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Original Author: Steve Brasen

So You Want to Buy Some Apm

So You Want to Buy Some Apm

Listening to what your business partners need from an application perspective and then delivering on that within a tight timeline and a modest budget can create challenging opportunities for any IT Manager. Think about how extensible your APM solution should be.  If it is flexible enough to integrate ubiquitously, and dynamic enough to be configured rapidly, then you will be poised for expansion and ready to begin monitoring anything that comes your way.

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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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Measuring and Monitoring: Apps and Stacks

Measuring and Monitoring: Apps and Stacks

One of the charter responsibilities of DevOps (because it’s a charter responsibility of ops) is measuring and monitoring applications once they’re in production. That means both performance and availability. Which means a lot more than folks might initially think because generally speaking what you measure and monitor is a bit different depending on whether you’re looking at performance or availability*.

There are four primary variables you want to monitor and measure in order to have the operational data necessary to make any adjustments necessary to maintain performance and availability:

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