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One of the most highly rated sessions at AppSphere 2016 and again this May at AppD Summit Europe was AppDynamics Senior Sales Engineer Andy Jackson’s dashboard top tips presentation. If you’re an AppDynamics customer, this is a not-to-be missed opportunity to learn how to c...
John van Siclen, CEO of Dynatrace opened the Partner Summit in Lisbon Portugal, with a simple quote: “We are the APM leader, twice the size of our competition and we thank you, our partners for being critical to this success in the past, but also critical to our success in the future.”...
Every year at Citrix Synergy, enterprise IT professionals meet to advance their skills, learn about new technologies and network with their peers. This year’s conference theme is “Path to Success,” and this is a perfect fit with Citrix global partner, eG Innovations. ...
Which secure texting solutions questions should you ask? A report from 2016 noted that as many as 90 percent of hospitals still use pagers. The reasons for continued use of pagers vary from hospital to hospital yet they boil down to the following three points: Cost – alternative techno...
Performance testing is a form of software testing that focuses on how a system running the system performs under a particular load. Performance testing should give organizations the diagnostic information they need to eliminate bottlenecks. You can find more information about types, st...
As a performance consultant, I get called on to address various performance issues. One of our recent scalability issues happened on a micro service exposing a REST API. The micro service runs on Apache Tomcat, on an AWS EC2 instance, in a VPC. It uses ehcache as in-memory cache and Dy...
I’ve previously written about what it means to have a healthy network and the need for organizations to rethink their network monitoring strategy. There are two main reasons to monitor the network: to identify route health and to catch connectivity issues from a geographical perspectiv...
 What’s the end goal of digital transformation? You’re updating business processes and internal applications, but for most business leaders, the ultimate focus is becoming more agile to meet the changing demands of customers. Unfortunately, legacy-laden call centers are often lost in t...
Here at PagerDuty, our engineering teams are committed to Agile development principles that favor rapid iteration over lengthy periods of design, and favor direct communication between team members over reams of written specifications. There are countless articles that dictate how Agil...
When organizations see that a new methodology, sales channel or technology is doing well for a competitor or in the industry at large, there […] The post Why DevOps May Be Wrong for Your Organization  appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: How to Reap the Rewards of DevOp...
Bob Gourley There are seven key MegaTrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive ...
The first step in using a BIG-IQ to manage BIG-IP devices BIG-IQ enables administrators to centrally manage BIG-IP infrastructure across the IT landscape.  BIG-IQ discovers, tracks, manages, and monitors physical and virtual BIG-IP devices – in the cloud, on premise, or co-locate...
Mark Twain famously said “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Maybe if Mark Twain were alive today, he’d add “alternative facts” to that list. BusinessWeek in the article “Lies, Damn Lies, and Financial Statistics” reminds us of the management...
In The Evolving Role of a Cloud Architect Gunnar Menzel, Vice President & Chief Architect @ Cloud Infra, Cap Gemini Global states that "a cloud architect is responsible for making sure a cloud solution is structurally sound and fit for purpose"   continuing...
Cloud providers like Amazon Web Services provide you with a large array of options for hosting MongoDB. But in our experience supporting development teams, long term management of the data layer, whether that is MongoDB, or any other database, adds operational overhead, and can also di...
Gartner, Inc., a leading IT research and advisory firm, has ranked Dynatrace as the number one global Application Performance Monitoring (APM) solution provider, once again. This ranking is based on 2016 market share revenue identified in Gartner’s report: “Market Share: All Software M...
By the year 2020, there will be over 50 billion devices connected to the internet on this planet. Devices ranging from healthcare to manufacturing will become obsolete if they cannot connect to other platforms in the field. Yet how can companies who desire to be part of the IoT revolut...
Bob Gourley One of the enjoyable things about estimating the future is there is always a new consideration. It is a dynamic task that is never done. This is especially true in analyzing the future of enterprise technology, where things are always moving fast. We try to find balance in ...
As leader during a merger or acquisition, your focus is creating value from the transaction. Unfortunately, despite the complexity of both completing the deal and navigating a post-merger integration (PMI)—and the real-world danger of not getting it right—research indicates that simply...
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Bob Gourley The dynamic nature of today’s IT Operations has eroded the network perimeter in ways we have all been watching and even cheering on! This is a new world of mobility, cloud computing and rapid partnering for success. But the erosion of the network perimeter is making traditi...
In a recent blog post, Managing a Tier Zero Service Doesn’t Have to Be Scary, PagerDuty’s SVP of Product Development Tim Armandpour discussed several important best practices that minimize chaos during incident resolution. According to Tim, in today’s always-on world, guaranteeing reli...
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By CIO Peru ¿Facilitador de la tecnología o estratega corporativo? Con tanto de Ti ocurriendo en cada esquina de la mayoría de organizaciones y el control […]
The Spring Ecosystem There are a two stable, mature stacks for building web applications in the Java ecosystem, and considering the popularity and strong adoption, the Spring Framework is certainly the primary solution. Spring offers a quite powerful way to build a web app, with suppor...
Last week, I took time from my “day job” to spend at the Gartner ITOSS conference in Orlando, and it was worth the investment. From the education sessions and keynotes to engaging with our customers to meeting with Gartner analysts, I walked away with a sense of rejuvenation regarding ...
Remote monitoring is an old problem. In fact, it was a challenge 150 years ago with the emergence of the so-called Victorian Internet, the global communication network based on electric telegraphy. That “internet” depended on human monitoring and the most basic kinds of performance mea...
As Dynatrace user session analysis has been in beta release for some time now, we’ve had a chance to address your feedback and improve the views and workflow for some of the use cases. Over the past weeks, we’ve made numerous small, but valuable, improvements to Dynatrace u...
People love Splunk. But not its price. So people are always on a lookout for a good Splunk alternative. Many of those people migrated from Splunk to ELK Stack or Hosted ELK Stack solutions like Logsene. The situation with Elastic […]
Note: This is a guest post by Jochen Kressin, the CTO of floragunn GmbH, the makers of Search Guard, an open-source X-Pack Security alternative. Elasticsearch is a great piece of software. We really love it. However, there is one major drawback: […]
Note: This is a guest post by Jochen Kressin, the CTO of floragunn GmbH, the makers of Search Guard, an open-source X-Pack Security alternative. In this article, we show you how to secure Elasticsearch and Kibana for free using the Community […]
Dans la première partie de cette série de billets, j’ai présenté les sept technologies nées en 2007 et qui sont devenues incontournables en 2017. Dans la deuxième partie, j’ai abordé deux sujets : la croissance exponentielle des performances et le...
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is one of the key cloud computing delivery models dealing with on-demand compute, storage, and networking resources. Initially, IaaS providers targeted startups and small and medium businesses that preferred a self-service mechanism for provisioning t...
In Part 1 of this post, we followed a fictional first-person path to picking a Business Solutions (CRM) platform. It appeared that Microsoft Dynamics 365 was under strong consideration, when the topic of a Microsoft Partner was introduced. Let’s continue this fictional journey, a...
When to start using machine learning in your business is not a hypothetical question; it’s a question you must answer today. Not because I say so, but because your competitors are working on their answers as you are reading this. So here are a few thought starters to help you explore y...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Silicon India has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Published in Silicon Valley, Silicon India magazine is the premiere platform...
The car you drive, the food you eat, the clothes you wear and the phone calls you make are all touched by an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Whether it’s Oracle, SAP or another supplier, the ERP software and processes manage the back-office functions of every major industry....
Bob Gourley The 11 May 2017 Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure is notable for several reasons. As Marty Meehan points out, the order is significant as it discusses improvements to the federal government's (and...
By Eclipse 1. Don’t view this as a project that starts and ends Digital transformation doesn’t occur in a day or a month. The steps required […]