Topic: application performance monitoring

Editor’s Blog: Dynatrace looks to redefine APM

If Dynatrace had its way, APM would no longer stand for application performance monitoring. In a meeting with the company’s Peter Hack at this week’s Microsoft Ignite conference, he flatly stated:  “No one should be doing monitoring anymore.” In fact, the company’s Network Operations Center in its Waltham, Massachusetts offices has been converted to a … continue reading

Why APM has a Big Data problem

Application performance management (APM) didn’t used to have a Big Data problem. Three-tiered application architecture with regular, infrequent updates generated predictable and manageable amounts of data for analysis and dependency mapping.   Modern architectures, however, present a Big Data problem. Their virtual machines, containers, microservices, hybrid clouds, and software-defined networks are constantly changing and can … continue reading

Instana creates Application Perspectives for monitoring applications

Application monitoring provider Instana today has rolled out new capabilities in its solution that enable users to customize their automated APM experience based on the information they need. The idea behind the new capabilities is to allow any user – not just performance experts on the IT ops team – to tailor their view of … continue reading

Datadog announces APM for Node.js

Datadog today announced new support for Node.js apps within its application performance monitoring solution Datadog APM. The newly added support provides more visibility and monitoring into Node.js apps. Node.js is an asynchronous JavaScript runtime designed for building scalable network apps. “As you deploy and scale your Node.js applications, you need full visibility into their health … continue reading

How to extend application performance monitoring to your infrastructure

While application performance monitoring offerings can provide valuable insight into the user experiences of your application, there’s a key factor of performance monitoring and maintenance that APM provider AppDynamics’ senior director of tech evangelism Matt Chotin says businesses don’t put the proper resources behind — measuring how the application’s underlying infrastructure is impacting its performance. “The … continue reading

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