There’s always an excuse why you can’t find the source of your application or web site performance problem, but in the end it doesn’t matter who’s to blame. You have to figure it out.
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SharePath Real User Monitoring (RUM) Express provides a real-time view into the actual experience of your end-user, including availability, response times, and service levels. This free, enterprise-class software helps isolate problems and pinpoint bottlenecks in your data center, network, or online application.
Monitor all transactions 24×7 for visibility into the true end-user experience and know whether any applications require immediate attention.
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Supports multiple applications for approximately 85% less than other comparable real user monitoring solutions.
While it’s easy to be drawn to a monitoring tool that does everything under the sun, preliminary results of a new survey have found that companies are more often than not looking for tools that fit their specific use cases, rather than a one-stop tool that does it all.
Sometimes your customer’s speed problem might be the ISP playing fast and loose with net neutrality rules. A new open source tool could help you detect when that’s the case.
In part one of my look at applying application performance monitoring in a big data environment, we examined how nonrelational databases work and what unique challenges they present to traditional application performance monitoring tools. Because of their non-ACID approach, I argued, application performance metrics become very complex in a system where the business transaction itselfRead More
A recent conference for open source software developers included a full fledged subconference that dealt primarily with the issues of big data: OSCON Data. And no wonder–the process of dealing with millions and billions of data records is performed by mostly open source software tools. Big data is an inevitable outgrowth of Software as aRead More
If you doubt that application performance monitoring is gaining traction in the IT world, a recent Software as a Service (SaaS) system management sector ranking should dispel that idea. According to IDC’s “Worldwide System Management Software-as-a-Service 2011-2015 Forecast and 2010 Vendor Shares” report, the application performance monitoring unit of Compuware ranked third behind HP andRead More
There’s a great little theatrical bit we see in movies and television: someone starts up a complex machine, the machine falters, then the device gets slapped and works perfectly. Executions of this bit have been done to great comedic effect, such as Han Solo’s punching a console on board the Millennium Falcon in The EmpireRead More
If you’ve been following the recent financial crisis in Europe, you may have read a headline or two this month about how some European banks failed stress tests. Without getting too much into the mechanics of the world of high finance, a stress test for a bank is pretty much what it sounds like: anRead More
It is a common belief that when it comes to application performance in the data center, most problems can be blamed on the network. This is definitely a belief held by system administrators, since their comfort zone is perfectly aligned with such a problem. Slow app means slow network means add more pipe. Easy peasy.Read More
For those of you who missed yesterday’s webinar, the recording and slides can be found below. Phil West discussed Gainsco’s struggle with a new critical application launch and the seven best practices he used to turn around the project and make it a success. Additionally, in the recording, you will see Dan Juengst walking thoughRead More