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Frequently Asked Questions About Application Performance

October 9, 2020

Digital transformation is changing the way companies do business, putting pressure on IT to continually monitor and manage the performance of applications delivering business-critical services. IT managers are responsible for making sure applications in today’s increasingly complex IT environment are running as fast and …


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Checklist for Application Performance and Availability

October 7, 2020

Given the increasing complexity IT infrastructures (network, storage, compute, platforms, etc.), application performance management (APM) solutions have become a critical element in the toolbox of IT managers, DevOps, and developers. And, for good reasons. APM can pay handsome dividends in terms of quickly resolving …


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Cloud Native, You Keep Using Those Words

September 25, 2020

Ask a hundred IT pros and their managers what “cloud native” is, and you’ll get as many different definitions. In part it’s because public cloud providers (PCPs) seek to provide all things to all IT teams, but it’s also because each organization has different …


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Reimagine All You Have Learned: APM and the Skills Gap

September 16, 2020

APM tools have been formerly and primarily siloed in the application development arena, with only the most important and mission-critical applications having their APM instrumentation extended into production use due to complexity and cost. In the modern world of application monitoring, the requirements for …



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How to Ensure and Optimize Application Performance

September 14, 2020

Application performance management (APM) involves managing the availability and performance of software applications by obtaining and translating IT and application metrics into business outcomes. Because application performance hiccups are inevitable, it’s crucial to have a robust APM solution in place so IT teams can …


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Hybrid Cloud Monitoring: Take It to Twitter

September 2, 2020

If you’ve run across other articles I’ve written about hybrid cloud, you’ll notice a familiar theme: it’s an artifact of other technology decisions nobody asked for. As such, it’s left up to IT operations to figure out how to know if it’s working well, …



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Accidental Cloud Administrator

August 14, 2020

Accidental DBA is a term most IT pros are familiar with, and traditionally it describes an “on-top task” for the SysAdmin. It was followed by the “involuntary security admin,” a task carried out by network admins, as back in the days it was all …