APM Blog

November 03, 2016
David Martin and Pradeep Kishore Somesula

Successful application performance monitoring and user monitoring inherently involves monitoring over time: not just hours and days, but weeks, months, and even years. The best businesses are always watching how Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) change, and these best-of-breed businesses react immediately to subtle shifts that can presage trouble, the kind that would be very expensive to fix were it allowed to continue. To ignore the latest changes in performance amounts to driving an online business blindfolded, and at great speed ...

October 28, 2016
Haroon Ahmed

DevOps principles break down silos, but clearly, they need the right tools to be effective. A recent IT World survey showed that organizations wanting to move to DevOps are not investing in the right tools for monitoring the end user experience and enterprise applications ...

October 25, 2016
Rajat Mishra

Elasticsearch is an amazing real time search and analytics engine. One of the key strengths of Elasticsearch is that it’s very easy to start using. However, that doesn't mean the default configurations will work while using it in production. Here are five important lessons we learned from our experience using Elasticsearch in a large scale distributed environment which can be considered while deploying Elasticsearch to production ...

October 18, 2016
Robert Limbrey

Whether you're designing something new, or refining something that's already in production, it's extremely difficult, yet unavoidable, to determine how real-world users are going to interact with software. Yet however difficult, it is these interactions that will determine the success of the application ...

October 11, 2016
Haroon Ahmed

A common question asked of Application Performance Management (APM) vendors is whether we collect and report details about every user transaction. In production environments where there are thousands or tens of thousands of inflight transactions, capturing and reporting every single transaction can be very counterproductive ...

October 07, 2016
Slava Makovski

Now let's focus on the third and final stage of the browser rendering process - browser execution ...

October 04, 2016
Slava Makovski

Today’s web based applications must be designed around the users experience so understanding the user’s reaction to delay is critical ...

September 30, 2016
Slava Makovski

Speed must be the #1 priority for all web enabled business services. Speed in this case refers to browser page load speed, a key ingredient for ensuring optimal customer experience. It may be less obvious but speed is also a key ingredient to growing and/or protecting revenue ...

September 26, 2016
Nicholas Thayer

We live in a world where in order to be successful, every business must become a data-driven business. Natural instinct may tell you that there is no such thing as too much data, however data and analytics are only most useful if they are displayed in a clear and logical manner – enter visualization tools...

September 19, 2016
Ashley George

In the digital age, your customers are your business. In today’s consumer-driven application economy, users expect an exceptional digital experience, and will not settle for less. But what exactly makes a great digital experience? Seamlessness ...

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