APM Blog

March 20, 2017
Ashley George

Google Analytics is one of the most popular web analytics solutions on the market, with estimates suggesting that it is used by approximately 52.9% of all websites on the internet. Is your website one of them? If so, you may want to keep reading ...

March 08, 2017
Pete Waterhouse

In the vast operational big data junk yard of counters, gauges, alerts, logs, events and alarms are hidden secrets. If we can make sense of it all, teams could unearth some wonderful insights ...

March 03, 2017
Nik Jain

As a digital experience engineer/advisor, I often find myself being asked the question, "Why should we consider an APM solution over Splunk?" or simply put, "What is the difference between the two technologies?" ...

February 23, 2017
David Martin

Somehow the job of evaluating API gateways landed in my lap. I did a careful job of writing requirements. We issued an RFP. All the biggest vendors in the space responded. But when it was all over, I was still nervous ...

February 17, 2017
Pete Waterhouse

Docker monitoring requires a different approach – one that treats dockerized apps as the future of a modern digital business and works to, well - future proof them. There are four important considerations ...

February 14, 2017
Ashley George

SaaS adoption is on the rise and at a rapid pace. There are a variety of benefits that come with using SaaS applications; lower cost, easy deployment, painless upgrades, the list goes on. But one of the largest benefits for IT is knowing that SaaS vendors are responsible for the health and uptime of their applications ...

February 07, 2017
Bryan Whitmarsh

The Application Performance Management (APM) market is littered with products focused on more data, more data, more data. When I visit customers I am shocked at what APM Experts have done with these tools ...

February 03, 2017
Pete Waterhouse

Businesses in every vertical are in race to gain a competitive edge, understanding that anything in a digital world has a limited shelf-life. To do this they're turning to big data and analytics; gleaning valuable information and then pivoting quickly before the pack catches up — essentially they win because their insights are actionable ...

January 30, 2017
Derek Stevens

The role of IT Operations is changing and that shouldn't come as a surprise. IT budgets are flat and at first glance, this may seem like a very bad omen. With the increased complexity of applications and infrastructure, how is IT Ops expected to do more with less and maintain high availability for more apps than ever before? ...

January 18, 2017
Pete Waterhouse

IT leaders can get blindsided by the cloud's idiosyncrasies ― to such an extent that they miss some incredible opportunities. There are many possible explanations for this and some border on the absurd ― like cloud is always insecure or cloud models aren't right for our business. The real truth, however, is much more profound. We fail to maximize cloud opportunity because we engineer against it ...

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