Making a Happy Marriage of WebSphere & TIBCO Infrastructures (Part 4 of 6)

TIBCO RV and EMS Metrics

TIBCO Metrics

(Fourth of a six-part blog series that describes how a team of IT pros and managers at one of the world’s largest global banks accommodated a bank acquisition and mastered a complex messaging environment.)

A major driver of MegaBank’s decision to standardize on Nastel AutoPilot was its ability to monitor all of its middleware systems. With AutoPilot’s TIBCO EMS plug-in, the IT team could easily monitor TIBCO EMS servers and components including: queues, topics, consumers, producers from a single, consolidated vantage point.

 

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Making a Happy Marriage of WebSphere & TIBCO Infrastructures (Part 3 of 6)

(Third of a six-part blog series that describes how a team of IT pros and managers at one middleware monitoring of WebSphere MQ, TIBCO and more along with CEPof the world’s largest global banks accommodated a bank acquisition and mastered a complex messaging environment.)

Bringing Light to the Dark Side…

Nastel’s AutoPilot was already effectively monitoring MegaBank’s WebSphere MQ and homegrown MOM systems. However, while the bank trusted TIBCO, the IT team wanted to integrate TIBCO messaging products into an umbrella monitoring framework. Continue reading

Making a Happy Marriage of WebSphere & TIBCO Infrastructures (Part 1 of 6)

Nastel_IT_Layer_Web(First of a six-part blog series that describes how a team of IT pros and managers at one of the world’s largest global banks accommodated a bank acquisition and mastered a complex messaging environment.)

In the beginning, there was darkness…

Ok, I’m being a bit overly dramatic. What was happening in New York a couple of years ago at a really big global bank with almost U.S. $2 trillion in total assets—let’s call it MegaBank—was a serious lack of control. Continue reading

Customer Case Study: Private Cloud with WebSphere App Server

Nastel will be in booth #510 at IBM Impact 2014

Check out our New Customer Case Study on Private Cloud

We sponsored a customer case study at IBM Impact 2014, “How Technology is used at a Nastel Customer for Proactive Monitoring in a Private Cloud“. The session speaker was  Karolyn Schalk, VP IT Infrastructure.  It is now available on-demand here.  Check it out and let us know if your found it valuable.

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.

Self-service, the DIY for WebSphere

DIY or do it yourself for WebSphere MQ (WMQ)

 

The DIY (do it yourself) movement while ageless, is experiencing a rising tide of popularity possibly due the economy’s lethargic performance.  You can judge it’s popularity yourself, just based on the number of cable channels dedicated to building anything from a bookshelf to an entire new house.  Homeowners needing to do more with less take on tasks that previously they would have called in an expert or specialist to do.  With a little help from the DIY channels, they get the job done.   What about IT Ops and DevOps?  While company profits have increased, the budget’s for many IT teams has remained flat. And yet, there is still work to do. The concept of “self-service” is the IT world’s answer to DIY.  One area needing self-service is WebSphere management and monitoring.

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Nastel: a Gold Sponsor of the MQ Tech Conference

Win a tablet at the Nastel booth at the MQ Tech ConferenceMeet Nastel at the MQ Technical Conference at the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky Ohio.  We will be there for three days, from September 23 – 27.

Don’t miss the raffle we are sponsoring for a Galaxy Tablet.

Nastel will have a live demo of AutoPilot and is happy to answer all of your questions on real-time middleware-centric application performance monitoring.

In addition, Nastel’s VP of Engineering, Richard Nikula will present a session, entitled: Using a Simple Benchmark to Understand Your Queue Managers

 

Impact 2013 – Nastel will demonstrate its solutions for real-time monitoring of WebSphere

See Nastel at Impact 2013 in booth z2Nastel will be in booth z2 at IBM Impact 2013 in Las Vegas from April 28th – May 2nd and will be demonstrating our solutions for real-time monitoring and management of WebSphere and other applications.

Please stop by our booth and say hello.

We are also sponsoring a session: How Technology is used at a Customer for real-time monitoring of Dodd-Frank Trade Reporting (Session: BPB-3197)

This session will be on Monday, 4/29 at 12 PM in the Venetian – Marcello 4403 room.

Nastel presents on WebSphere MQ Management at CA World

See Nastel at CA WorldNastel will be at CA World 2013 in Las Vegas, April 21 – 24.

Our CTO, Albert Mavashev will present “Introducing Nastel AutoPilot for WebSphere MQ Management” – session MP105SN on Monday 4/22 at 3:45 PM .  Please drop by and say hello and learn how AutoPilot can help CA users monitor and manage their MQ environments across both distributed and mainframe tiers.

Nastel AutoPilot will be demonstrated in booth EC_MNF_620