2012 Trends: Monitoring Gets More Complicated

As we approach the end of the year, it might be a good time to assess your monitoring protocols and be certain that the monitoring tools you have in place still meet your current requirements.

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Every Second Counts on the Web

An AlertSite study of leading retail sites found a huge range of load times from almost instantly to over 7 seconds. If you aren’t measuring this type of information, you could be missing crucial information about your web site visitor’s experience.

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Could APM Tools Help Uncle Sam Count IT Resources?

The US Government has a problem. It wants to move some services to the cloud, but it doesn’t have any idea how to count its vast inventory of IT assets to get a baseline against which it can measure how much money the cloud is saving it. Perhaps APM monitoring tools could help.

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APM and Testing Taste Great Together

You might not realize it, but you can use APM tools not only to monitor your web site and applications, but as a testing tool to see how well a potential new tool will perform under the pressure of your company’s baseline requirements.

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Getting the Big Picture View of Your Environment Could Save Your Butt

When you can’t find the nature of a problem because of monitoring software limitations, it can have a spiraling affect as users grow increasingly agitated. That’s why having APM software in place that lets you trace problems across your entire infrastructure is so critical.

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