application performance monitoring

Application performance monitoring (APM): aligning business and technology in financial services

Today, almost every activity in a financial services business – trade execution, settlement, clearing etc. – is linked to at least one application and an underlying IT infrastructure. Aligning the two, business and technology, is therefore central to the success of market participants, from stock exchanges to broker-dealers. Monitoring tools can enable business and technology [...]

What you need to know about application performance monitoring (APM) 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. 1) Embrace APM Be proactive APM is evolving and growing rapidly, shifting from [...]

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Using Advanced Analytics to Improve Operational Decisions

Using Advanced Analytics to Improve Operational Decisions Operations leaders routinely make critical decisions across the entire value chain. What combination of raw materials will minimize total cost? How can we plan production to maximize throughput? How can we schedule maintenance tasks to minimize disruptions? Although such decisions typically involve complex tradeoffs, managers have often made [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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Why an application performance monitoring tool is essential

Application performance monitoring is a method used to harvest performance metrics via a distributed software system…. At a minimum, performance software is deployed on the application server, as well as the client machine. An advanced application performance monitoring tool also deploys monitoring software throughout the network to gain even more data points. The idea of [...]

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2017 Predictions: Expect Enterprises to Adopt Proactive Application Performance Monitoring

Expect Enterprises to Adopt Proactive Application Performance Monitoring Hybrid cloud adoption to retain momentum Last year we had predicted that hybrid cloud adoption will increasingly find favor among large enterprises, and that many enterprises were evaluating a hybrid cloud strategy. This trend is expected to continue in 2017 despite some of the challenges associated with [...]

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Website Performance Testing Tips and Tools

Nastel Comments: Companies must do website performance testing and pay attention to its impact on the end-user. APM solutions can identify where application issues are impeding follow-through on transactions. Identifying that certain user action isn’t executing before the holiday rush significantly reduces the chances that multiple users will abandon their shopping baskets and take their business elsewhere [...]

By |APM, Middleware|

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! Read the source article at App Developer Magazine Original Author: appdevelopermag

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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 ... Read the source article at SiliconANGLE Original Author: Michelle Davidson