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Curious about JavaScript performance, but don’t want to work hard?

There’s an easy way to determine if your JavaScript is inefficiently written. There’s no need to instrument every JavaScript function with code that logs timings and then analyze log files. With the use of W3C User Timing API’s use of “marks” as well as some creative JavaScript -ing, this can be done with minimal code. [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|blog, javascript, monitoring|0 Comments

What you need to know about application performance monitoring tools

More complex, more distributed and more dynamic than ever before, the modern IT environment needs application performance management (APM) that matches its agility. Inadequate application performance can directly affect a business, hurting brand image or cutting into revenue as customers struggle to complete transactions. Embrace APM: Be proactive APM is evolving and growing rapidly, shifting from the [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|APM|0 Comments

The ABCs of Multiple Messaging Infrastructures – Part 2

In the first installment of this two-part blog series I discussed a number of issues IT pros face when managing the tech aftermath of a corporate acquisition: merging different IT infrastructures. (Reminds me off an old sci-fi movie, When Worlds Collide.) Let’s recap the frequently encountered issues I mentioned last time: […]

Monitoring as a Discipline and the Systems Administrator

Ensure your organization leverages a monitoring tool that provides full stack visibility. It’s no secret that IT has traditionally functioned in siloes. IT professionals have disparately managed servers, storage and other infrastructure elements for decades. But today’s businesses run on software and applications, which utilize resources from the entire system: storage, server compute, databases, etc., [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|APM, Middleware|0 Comments

Are You Up To Speed? Monitoring Low-Latency Middleware

To align the business with the technology, there needs to be two levels of middleware:  A lower level of communication middleware to handle lower level messaging and a high level of middleware responsible for handling application and data integration technology.  A high quality level of middleware needs to be flexible enough to accommodate all levels [...]

By | July 25th, 2012|Blogs, Middleware management|0 Comments

What’s new, MQ?

Are you tossing and turning at night trying to wrap your head around the new features WebSphere MQ 7.1 and 7.5? If this describes you, well you’re in luck. Our Tech Talk series continues with our 2nd event, “What's New in WebSphere MQ 7.1 and 7.5.” Please listen to the on-demand recording of our recent [...]

By | June 21st, 2012|Blogs, Middleware management|0 Comments

Help Find My Lost Payment

What happens if a payment doesn’t arrive on time or fails during the transaction? How quickly can your organization react before this becomes a costly error to the business? What can you do now to ensure this does not become a reoccurring problem? As technology continues to evolve, middleware-centric enterprises can use middleware monitoring tools [...]

By | June 13th, 2012|Blogs, Middleware management|0 Comments

Monitoring the Middleware-centric Enterprise

What happens when an unexpected weather event suddenly drives demand for your product causing a shudder throughout your supply chain? What about a system bottleneck that threatens to disrupt customer service during a peak period? Business success and continuity depends on immediately knowing about situations like these. If your business-critical applications run in a composite [...]

By | May 25th, 2012|Blogs, Middleware management|1 Comment