Application Performance Management

Application Performance Management news, information, and how-to advice

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What real-time application pattern works for you?

3 common real-time application patterns that require a real-time decision

What do users really think of application performance management solutions?

Read real users’ feedback on application performance management solutions courtesy of IT Central Station

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Hotspot brings GUI to Linux Perf data

Hotspot frees the analysis of Linux performance data from static, text-based reports with an interactive, eye-opening GUI

The cloud can’t fix poor application performance

Don’t believe the fairy tale that the cloud’s auto-provisioning and auto-scaling services make software perform better

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Prometheus 2.0 shoots for Kubernetes scale

The next version of the open source cloud-native monitoring system will feature a totally rewritten data storage layer to meet the demands of a Kubernetes-powered future

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Stay proactive to maintain peak cloud performance

Performance has to be built into your applications from the start, then maintained and monitored regularly

The true meaning of devops

Devops would be impossible without automation tools, but the real key is getting the workflow and culture right

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Is dynamic resource execution the answer to auto-scaling cloud apps?

To auto-scale cloud apps and deliver the performance expected, we need to enhance resource management. Dynamic resource execution may be the solution.

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Now AWS wants to be your cloud APM provider, too

New services from Amazon allow end-to-end instrumentation of apps, but existing APM vendors can stand their ground by offering robust reporting tools

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Hands-on: Python 3.6’s speed boost matters

Don't expect order-of-magnitude speedups from the next version of Python, but a few key benchmarks show improvement, and every bit adds up

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Microservice tracing: Root cause performance issues in clusters and distributed platforms

As we move to distributed clusters and the benefits of microservice-based cloud applications, new challenges arise--including microservice tracing.

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Pyston and PyPy chart different courses to a faster Python

As Pyston matures, it's taking a different path than the well-established PyPy, but having choices for making Python faster is a win-win for users

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Is 'in situ' performance monitoring the holy grail for cloud-native apps?

Monitoring the performance of cloud-native applications at scale is daunting, and the traditional approach of doing periodic collection and analysis of statistics is simply impractical.

Debunking the cloud's 'noisy neighbor' myth

We're well into deployment of hundreds of applications to the cloud, but the dreaded multitenant performance degradation hasn't happened

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How's your business doing? Ask the dashboard

New Relic founder and CEO Lew Cirne explains why cloud-based application monitoring and analytics are vital to digital business

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6 Splunk alternatives for log analysis

Splunk may be the most famous way to make sense of mass quantities of log data, but it's far from the only player around

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