Detecting Slow Database Queries as the Root Cause of Application Performance Slowdowns

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January 28, 2020

With a projected 7 billion mobile users by 2021, mobile is becoming the most dominant digital touchpoint for customer engagement. Annual mobile app downloads are projected to reach 258 billion by 2022 — a 45% increase from 2017. But downloads alone do not indicate mobile success — retention and engagement are key. While there are many factors that influence these metrics, application performance may be one of the most critical ...

January 27, 2020

Cloud-based project management (PM) software has become increasingly popular in the last five years. In this blog, we'll dig into the data from our 2019 PM software user report and expand on the rise of cloud-based PM tools, highlighting who is using these tools and what they're using them for ...

January 23, 2020

EMA is about to embark on some new research entitled Data-Driven Automation: A Vision for the Modern CIO. We're trying to piece a puzzle together that so far we don't believe anyone to date has fully done — seek out where and how IT is moving toward integrated strategies for automation in context with real-world objectives and obstacles. We'll be looking at four use cases, each of will no doubt tell its own story ...

January 22, 2020

Many pitfalls await CIOs on the journey to the cloud. In fact, a majority of companies have been only partially successful, while some are outright failing. To learn more about this migration, Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network surveyed IT and business executives and conducted in-depth interviews ...

January 21, 2020

The online retail industry has yet to have a Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend unscathed by web performance (speed and availability) problems. Luckily, performance during 2019's hyper-critical online holiday shopping weekend was better than in years past, as we did not see any systemic, lengthy outages. While no website went completely down, several retailers did experience significant problems. Why have online retailers yet to figure out how to be crash-free during this all-important peak traffic period? We've identified several reasons for this ...

January 16, 2020

Gartner highlighted the trends that infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must start preparing for to support digital infrastructure in 2020 ...

January 15, 2020

Edge computing usage is starting to increase. The obvious follow-up question is, "So, what can I do with edge computing?" I'm glad you asked. There are lots of things you can do ...

January 14, 2020

Industry experts offer predictions on how Network Performance Management (NPM) and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2020. Part 2 offers predictions about 5G and more ...

January 13, 2020

Industry experts offer predictions on how Network Performance Management (NPM) and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2020 ...

January 09, 2020

With AI on the edge, companies will more easily monitor desktops, tablets and other end-user devices. AIOps will enable IT to guide employees on improving productivity from the applications installed on their devices while delivering greater visibility and control around the entire IT environment ...

Industry News

January 28, 2020

Pepperdata announced the availability of Query Spotlight, a new product in their big data analytics performance suite.

January 28, 2020

SIOS Technology announced the availability of SIOS AppKeeper, an out-of-the-box solution to automatically respond to service outages on Amazon EC2 instances, protecting applications from service interruptions and downtime while eliminating the need for costly and time-consuming manual intervention.

January 28, 2020

ServiceNow has signed an agreement to acquire Passage AI, a Mountain View, Calif.–based conversational AI platform company.

January 27, 2020

Thundra announced $4 million in Series A funding led by global investment firm Battery Ventures.

January 23, 2020

Keysight Technologies announced the addition of new machine learning (ML) features in the Hawkeye active network monitoring platform from Ixia, a Keysight business.

January 23, 2020

Circonus announced a $6.8 million Series A1 investment to continue advancing its machine data intelligence platform and meet market demand for machine data intelligence across multiple industries.

January 22, 2020

VMware announced its intent to acquire Nyansa, a provider of AI-based network analytics.

January 22, 2020

ServiceNow signed an agreement to acquire Loom Systems, an Israel-based AIOps company.

January 22, 2020

IGEL and Login VSI announced the integration of their two products – Login Enterprise (formerly Login PI) is now fully integrated into IGEL OS 11.03.

January 22, 2020

Datadog announced the Datadog Partner Network, a new program expanding Datadog’s support for channel partners.