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The Importance of Applications for Business Success

May 17, 2020

In developed economies, people who don’t use information technology are rare. Organizations not utterly reliant on IT are virtually unheard of. Everything is an app, and apps are at the heart of modern business success. So what’s the best way to ensure the applications …



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The Hybrid APM You Need and Deserve

May 9, 2020

Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) hosted applications, and custom apps: Historically, application performance management (APM) covered only one or two of those three things. The traditional APM only applied to custom applications because it required instrumentation of the application during its development. COTS …


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Becoming Hybrid—The Challenge of Discovery

March 6, 2020

In the previous post of this series, we talked about the importance of requirements and gaining a solid understanding of the “why” before embarking on a hybrid cloud journey. As direct experience in other areas of life might have already demonstrated, “because everyone else …



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Making Dev + Ops Possible with Log Management

October 31, 2018

You know how the saying goes—you can’t optimize what you can’t measure, and you can’t measure what you can’t monitor. Perhaps this isn’t a time-tested proverb just yet, but it is one that should become a mantra for the DevOps world. The idea points …


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Applications Aren’t an Island

June 21, 2018

In my last post, I talked about microservices and how their deep connection can offer a quality application. Now, I want to move up a layer. Not only between microservices, but interaction between applications. I would call it architecture applied to applications, where their behavior is strictly …


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The 5 Elements of Application Performance Management

June 21, 2018

By Paul Parker, SolarWinds Federal & National Government Chief Technologist   Every federal IT pro understands the importance of network monitoring, systems management, database performance monitoring, and other essential functions. The IT infrastructure must be working optimally to ensure overall performance.   What about …


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Networks Systems

Why do I Have to Think About Business Continuity?

November 30, 2017

You’ve probably heard about the importance of business continuity and disaster recovery. Today, more businesses have business continuity plans than ever before. With so many businesses looking to secure their future, there are still a few aspects of business continuity that today’s business need …