You’re under increasing pressure from IT trends you’ve heard before: BYOD, cloud and mobile (and even social) — and it’s becoming a huge challenge to keep your systems running optimally. APM could help.
For IT pros, the incessant chatter regarding cloud and distributed environments is nothing new. What we’ve been seeing lately (especially for those who read this blog regularly) is a transition from conceptual, nebulous, marketing driven cloud to cloud in action. Organizations are now ready to make the leap to distributed environments and are expecting their […]
As we start work on a new year, a worthy goal is humanizing IT. Too many people see IT as a black box or an obstacle and it’s up to you to change that perception.
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.
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.
Zynga plans to transition from hosting mostly on Amazon to its own private cloud later this year, but will they up to the taks of monitoring a system and dealing with all of the problems inherent in that?
Within every system, you’ll find processes or machines that are bogging down the system. It’s your job to find those issues and take the necessary steps to fix them.
A Practical Approach to Connecting Performance Engineering to Business Value Over the years – through hundreds of conversations with IT professionals – I have typically found that one of the main challenges to performance engineering was not the technical aspect but the organizational-communication aspect. This Business-IT communication gap was the main driver for organizing the webinar […]
A survey (free PDF download) conducted by the e-tailing group last March found that while more consumers are going online to make purchases on their mobile phones, many of them are still unimpressed with the mobile buying experience. And one of the key issues was connection speeds. The survey, which was sponsored by shopcoffeetable.com, a […]
It’s easy to get lost in aggregate numbers and not think about the underlying users those numbers represent.