Big Data

August 23, 2012

The explosion in Big Data proves that most organizations have the monitoring part down. The challenge is what to do with all the data, once collected. How can you correlate and analyze Big Data, and make some sense out of it? This is the key to the future of APM ...

August 22, 2012

The results of the APMdigest Big Data survey are in – revealing significant increases in the growth of IT environments, volume and diversity of performance metrics, and data monitoring frequency. The survey also shows "APM-generated Big Data" as a specific use case of the broader Big Data problem, typically requiring analysis and correlation of real-time data for operational impact ...

August 20, 2012

Ask any IT or business manager what type of information would make their lives easier and they'll usually say benchmark data which allows them to compare their performance to their peers ...

August 09, 2012

Four of today's hottest technologies represent the most powerful drivers for the evolution of Application Management software that we've seen in the last decade: Cloud, Integration, Mobile, and Big Data. Each of these topics is changing the game in terms of application delivery, and generating significant performance and availability risks along the way ...

July 18, 2012

Oracle announced the results of its report, From Overload to Impact: An Industry Scorecard on Big Data Business Challenges, which surveyed 333 C-level executives from US and Canadian enterprises spanning 11 industries to determine the pain points they face regarding managing the deluge of data coming into their organizations and how well they are using that information to drive profit and growth.

July 03, 2012

Last Fall, I wrote two blogs on BSM Analytics: What Are They? And Why Should You Care? This Summer I’m taking that idea several giant steps forward and developing what at EMA we call a “Radar” – our equivalent I suppose to a “Magic Quadrant” – to look at advanced performance analytics in context with vendor designs, deployment successes and use-case related strengths and weaknesses ...

June 27, 2012

Jonah Kowall, Research Director in Gartner's IT Operations Research group, discusses additional new requirements for the Magic Quadrant, as well as the challenges of APM ...

June 14, 2012

Much has been said about both the challenges and opportunities of Big Data. As in most things, it is really nothing new. The idea of an overwhelming amount of data and no way to make rapid sense of it has been around since the early days of IT ...

May 02, 2012

2012 will undoubtedly see big data remain high on the agenda of big businesses. Organizations believe that with the skyrocketing data volumes, big data holds the key to getting ahead of the competition, and most importantly could help to improve the experience of the life-blood of their organization, their customers ...

April 30, 2012

Netuitive announced details about its upcoming major release, Netuitive 6.0, which features the industry’s first open API to a predictive analytics platform.

April 18, 2012

In a large data center, an application performance management (APM) solution can generate thousands of metric data points per second. This data avalanche will contain the health information about the IT environment and the challenge is to manage the sheer scale of this data ...

April 05, 2012

"We've really graduated from the spreadsheet. Today's organizations need to respond much more quickly to market conditions. That means putting more information in the hands of more people in a organization. It's not just an issue of getting information to a few data analysts who are going to interact with the data warehouse." Sound familiar?

January 30, 2012

Last month I attended the Gartner Data Center Conference in Las Vegas. This year, the hot topic was not only cloud computing but seems there were a lot of discussions around DevOps and analytics. Other topics of interest included Application Performance Monitoring (APM), End-user Experience (EUE), Business Transaction Management (BTM), Big Data and many more around IT operations. Take a peek at the few bits and bites I picked up ...

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