ROI is becoming an increasingly important consideration for IT pros as the environment they work in become more complex and harder to manage. This trend is gathering more attention and has recently been the focus of numerous discussions within the APM market. APMdigest published an article about 12 ways to gain faster ROI from APM […]
In spite of the fact that companies are expanding their data centers, IDC reports that the traditional server market is in decline, possibly because IT is moving toward smaller, more cost-effective and energy-efficient alternatives like blades.
We all know Big Data is in full hype mode right now, but the fact is that you can use data as a strategic advantage for your company, and you may want to get more comfortable with the tools out there help you make sense of it all.
While Big Data might seem like just another buzzword, it’s also a legitimate trend, and as we have acces to more and better data, we can start to make market decisions based on facts instead intutition — and that’s a good thing.
Figuring how fast is fast enough for your website could be tricky business because it depends on a lot of factors including how your users feel and how you compare to similar sites — data that’s not always easy to find.
In spite of signs of an improving US economy, a new Gartner CIO survey that IT budgets will remain flat or even decline in the US this year, yet CIOs will still be expected to rev up enterprise operations. What else is new?
Increasingly, IT Ops is responsible for managing and making sense of a mountain of data for business, the web and monitoring purposes.
It’s possible that when we have too much monitoring information, we lose site of actual problems in the sea of data, and we need to find a way to make sense of it all.
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 itself […]