APM Archive

5 Up-and-Coming Programming Languages to Know About

Staying current in the programming field can sometimes make you feel like the Red Queen in “Alice Through the Looking-Glass.” She said, “It takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as ...Read More

Why Gartner identified IT Ops as a key use case for application performance monitoring suites

As application and infrastructure complexity continues to increase, caused by increased abstraction and dynamism creates challenges when monitoring your environment. End-to-end transaction tracing becomes not just ideal, but essential. Without this visibility, application performance issues become like trying to find a needle in a very expansive haystack. This is just one of ...Read More

Beacon Technology: Everything You Need to Know to Start Coding

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last couple of days, it’s been almost impossible to miss the wildly popular release of Pokemon Go mobile application. Central to the application is geo-location, which is used in conjunction with augmented reality to place virtual characters in the real world where they can ...Read More

Why Gartner Identified DevOps as a Key Persona for Application Performance Monitoring Suites

Research firm, Gartner, conducts two important research projects yearly in the application performance monitoring space. The first is the well known Magic Quadrant. The Magic Quadrant compares the vision and execution of vendors in a specific market. In 2014, Gartner also began requiring a second research report with each Magic Quadrant called ...Read More

Why Gartner Identified Application Support as a Key User for Application Performance Management

Esteemed analyst firm, Gartner, conducts an annual research report to compliment their popular Magic Quadrants. While the Magic Quadrants focus on plotting vendors, not products, in any given industry along x- and y-axis based on their vision and execution. The idea of the Magic Quadrant is to understand the vendor and the ...Read More

A Day in the Life of Tech Torment: Part 4

This is the final installment of a four-part series on ‘A Day in the Life of Tech Torment’ Chapter 4: The Holistic Approach to End User Monitoring If you’re just checking in, catch up on Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of Sooraya’s story here.  Sooraya, our modern day protagonist, relies on an application-focused ...Read More

Why is APM Important?

Application Performance Management, or APM, is the monitoring and management of the availability and performance of software applications. Different people can interpret this definition differently so this article attempts to qualify what APM is, what it includes, and why it is important to your business. If you are going to take control ...Read More

A Day in the Life of Tech Torment: Part 3

This is Part Three of a four-part series on ‘A Day in the Life of Tech Torment’ Chapter 3: Bringing the Performance of Desktop to Mobile and Web-Based Applications If you’re just checking in, catch up on Part 1 and Part 2 of Sooraya’s story here. Customers are increasingly transacting their business through ...Read More

The True Cost of Downtime [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you know how much your organization risks with every potential outage? Application performance issues can impact away more than revenue, your brand might take a substantial hit as well. Hundreds, thousands of potential customers could take to Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, the App Store and voice their complaints and give poor reviews ...Read More

A Day in the Life of Tech Torment: Part 2

This is Part Two of a four-part series on ‘A Day in the Life of Tech Torment’ Chapter 2: Time is Money (and Brand Loyalty) In our previous blog, we met Sooraya, her digital lifestyle, and the challenges that came with maintaining the applications that streamlined everything from her banking to her ...Read More