As Web applications migrate to the cloud, where the infrastructure encourages fluid deployment, breakdowns in business flow become harder to detect and address. The good news is that Web application monitoring solutions are evolving to root out trouble even when the problems are not obvious. See if one of these solutions works for you.
In this Deep Dive, Peter Wayner explains how the new generation of monitoring systems makes it possible for website managers to keep a handle on the growing complexity of larger, more dynamic, and more distributed Web applications. With these monitoring solutions, Web teams have a fighting chance to notice the problems that can hide in the layers of features and interconnected components.