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Jeremy Powers is the Director of Sales Enablement at MongoDB, and a recipient of the first annual Highspot Sales Enablement Superstar Award for Strategic Vision. Yes, it’s a mouthful of an award, but it’s as impressive as it is lengthy. He has been directly involved with the MongoDB s...
As a performance architect, I get called into various production performance issues. One of our recent production issues happened on Tomcat AppServer running on an AWS EC2 instance in a VPC. VPC is joined with an on-premise DNS server. This service calls another micro service. When ser...
MSP service desks primarily work with tickets to ensure effective incident management.  For example, if a service interruption occurs for an MSP’s client, a service ticket is created. Managing incidents for multiple accounts, however, is a challenge for MSPs. As such, MSPs need an inci...
Need help on how to monitor IIS? This guide covers how to cover the basics including HTTP ping checks, IIS Application Pools, and important Windows Performance Counters. We also take a look at how to use an application performance management system to simplify all of this and get more ...
Mistruths promoting the cure-all, Agile and DevOps, hurt everyone seeking a truly better way to deliver software. ING begun its agile transformation in 2010 with just three teams practicing agile. After seeing the success of those first three teams, ING transformed its entire developme...
Developers and those with engineering responsibilities are fond of calling terminal their home. Anyone with a Unix system has to frequently interact with the Terminal in one way or the other. And customization has always been a big part of how much the Terminal can be used to improve p...
Unitrends vs. Rubrik: How to cut through the marketing.   This type of post is something you should always be skeptical about – one vendor comparing its solution to another vendor’s. That said, the goal here is to help IT pros understand how to compare technologies ami...
This post has been prepared as contribution to the Boston Open Research Cloud Workshop that MIT is hosting on May 11-12, 2017. The aim of the workshop is to discuss the issues, reach consensus on how to move forward, and begin actively working towards the establishment of a federated s...
I am so blessed with smart friends, and I am fortunate to count John Morley among that group. John recently introduced me to Stanford’s Design School (d.school). To say I was blown away would be an understatement. I was so jazzed by the one-hour tour that I have signed up for a 3-hour ...
Worried about robots taking your job? You have a weapon and one last chance: automate, or die! If your job is process oriented, for example, calculating make-goods for improperly filled orders, your whole department will be automated soon. Don’t let the pink slip surprise you. If you ...
Dynatrace now provides a Cost and traffic control setting that you can use to reduce your session usage while monitoring your mobile apps. By default, Dynatrace captures all user actions and user sessions for analysis. This approach ensures complete insight into your application’...
Manual configuration of IP addresses for cluster nodes To simplify the installation of Dynatrace within complex networks (where auto-detected IP addresses typically aren’t usable as endpoints for OneAgent traffic or the Dynatrace web UI), Dynatrace now enables you to manually spe...
A collection of collaborative work management research and from across the web Enterprise Collaborative Work Management Research: How to Get It Right The inundation of productivity apps in the workplace may be doing us more harm than good. The American Psychological Association found t...
“Incident lifecycle management? If we manage to stay alive from one incident to the next, it’s a good day. On a bad day, it’s all panic mode.” Unfortunately, that’s the reality of incident lifecycle management for far too many software and IT companies — b...
A recent survey found that 85% of enterprise decision makers feel they have just two years to execute digital transformation before they start falling behind the competition. And who do you think they’ll turn to for support in this endeavor? The IT department, of course. Because the cl...
In the early days of F5, BIG/IP was our original load balancer. Today, BIG-IP is a family of products covering software and hardware designed around application availability, access control, and security solutions. In this Lightboard Lesson, I light up the various BIG-IP modules and wh...
More and more companies these days are taking their business online, and that is no exception for insurance companies. By strengthen their online presence, businesses and insurance companies alike are joining an immense arena where modern day customers reside. This entails adopting the...
We are all used to the Solr API that has been present in Solr from its beginnings. We send the data using HTTP protocol, we include all parameters in the URL itself, and we are bound to that. Some people […]
Our market is forever changing and one problem we all face as business owners is that some website designers are
By Mark Fadiman For now, the extent of blockchain’s impact is not yet fully identifiable, but Jason Bloomberg who writes and consults on digital transformation in […]
Every financial services organization is tasked with two, often conflicting, priorities: The need for rapid digital transformation Implementing compliance controls that go beyond internal systems, extending all the way to their digital borders. However, capturing and analyzing billi...
The public health crisis that has seized Flint is only the latest struggle for the Michigan city, where one in six houses is vacant after a long period of decline.  The Flint metro area had the highest rate of vacancy in February at 7.5 percent, according to a RealtyTrac report tha...
It was a chance meeting on a Chicago bound flight where Jim Glass of DAWGS (Door and Window Guard Systems) and Mo Brown, Founder of Lipstick Saints stuck up a conversation. Mo shared with Jim the mission of Lipstick Saints and Jim immediately offered support for the organization on be...
On-call management’s long tail At its best, on-call management in healthcare can be labeled as inefficient. Yet on-call has a long tail. Poor communication starts with poor on-call hygiene which hinders subsequent communications. Physicians, nurses and other caregivers do not spe...
Starting a side hustle is a great way to generate passive income and boost your earning potential. One lucrative way to earn money on the side is through a rental property — or two, or ten. But your potential for profit depends greatly on where you choose to buy property. Real estate ...
Have a unique technology or custom application that Dynatrace doesn’t monitor out-of-the-box? No problem! We’re proud to announce the beta release of custom monitoring plugins for Dynatrace. Now you can build your own plugins to serve your unique monitoring needs. With cust...
Over the past couple of years, we’ve discovered that classifying detected problems based solely on impact to related services and applications is insufficient. For example, serious application availability problems can sometimes be difficult to recognize amidst unrelated infrastr...
Within large, dynamic environments, the number of processes running on your hosts can become overwhelming. For this reason, Dynatrace only monitors process group types that are considered to be important. Valuable process group types that Dynatrace reports on by default include: Java a...
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connects the entire manufacturing enterprise – from acquiring components to manufacturing, storage and delivery – in short delivering an enterprise-wide, holistic view of the entire work flow. But traditional networks present a significant roadb...
We are excited to be joining 5,000+ software professionals from around the Microsoft ecosystem in Seattle, Washington for Microsoft Build 2017, May 10-12. Microsoft Build is Microsoft’s annual...
How do I get to hunt and fish whenever I want and spend money on hunting trips all over North America? It is really quite simple. My wife likes to travel to faraway and exotic places in the world and this year I planned a trip to Japan through our favorite tour company, Odesseys Unli...
Moving to the cloud means a complete job change for the IT administrator, and most times they don’t even realize what their new job will be.
The behaviors and expectations of today’s consumers are rapidly evolving under the influence of digital and mobile technologies; as a result, retail growth and profits are quickly shifting to digital commerce. These changes require retail industry decision makers to acquire real-time s...
Shelly Palmer talks about the Microsoft Surface Laptop with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis on Fox 5. Original Airdate: May 9, 2017 The post Microsoft Surface Laptop Review | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
In today’s digital economy, most business services rely on IT applications. The increasing dependency on applications has resulted in the growing adoption of application performance monitoring (APM) solutions. The goals of an APM solution are: To ensure high application uptime, service...
By now you’ve probably heard all about the concept of bi-modal IT, as defined by Gartner. Mode 1 of IT emphasizes stability and reliability, think established productivity and business applications like email and ERP. Mode 2 focuses more on agility and speed, applications that are rela...
There are two main reasons for infrastructure automation. First, system administrators, IT professionals and DevOps engineers need to automate as many routine tasks as possible. That’s why we build tools at Stackify to help developers automate processes like application performan...
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In my last post, I wrote about Leads falling through the cracks, but the other extreme, presents some interesting challenges also. I had a call recently from a prospect who was looking to move up from spreadsheets, to a true CRM, and he was exploring Dynamics 365. Sure, we can … ...
Much of the interest and growth in DevOps comes from the world of startup and fast growing digital companies, such as Netflix or Etsy. […] The post Does DevOps Apply to You? appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: Hidden Software Development Costs That Crush Your Bottom Li...