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Application Performance Management (APM) is the work of monitoring and managing a software application’s performance and availability. APM’s scope further includes performance measurement for virtually any IT asset that affects end user experience. The goal of APM is to detect application performance issues in order to adhere to an agreed-upon service level. In particular, APM is focused on app response times under various load conditions. As part of this, APM also measures the compute resources required to support a given level of load.
According to members of the IT Central Station community, APM tools serve multiple masters. Developers need to understand app performance characteristics in order to ensure an optimal software experience for end users. Business managers and IT department leaders use APM data to help make decisions about infrastructure and architecture.
As applications grow more complex and interdependent, APM users express high expectations for potential APM toolsets. Accessibility, manageability and scalability are essential. Users argue that an effective APM tool must give business stakeholders accurate, understandable data while allowing developers to dive deeply into stored data over the long term.
APM users want APM tools to measure the deep internal transactions that take place inside an application or between integrated system elements. They want APM data in real time, across multiple application tiers, with transparency along the entire application process chain. Some refer to this as “full stack tracing.”
Ideally, APM data should be measured against user experience as a key performance indicator. For example, if a bottleneck is being caused by database latency, users want to understand the root cause so they can fix it immediately. This might require an alerting based on patterns and “baselining.”
Some expect APM tools to enable the discovery of complex distributed application architecture or even microservices and containers. After all, not all application architecture is known at the outset, and it certainly changes over time. Users need APM tools to be proactive whether they are used in dev, test, QA or production environments.
The APM toolset itself should have low impact on application performance. The measurements it takes have to be easy to interpret and place into a business-friendly reporting output. For instance, IT Central Station members suggest that APM tools should offer a predefined customizable reporting capability, with high visibility and a capacity to export and report on large quantities of raw data.
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Experienced Enterprise and Service Management specialist with many successful deployment and consultancy achievements.
Ability to innovate, think clear, organise, recruit and lead as well as technical execution and development.
Ability to analyse requirements and propose... more>>
Working in IT since 1993, seen the rise of all techniques, my focus is on usability rather than coolness.
Daily job is about working with customers helping them to get the most optimal workspace for their users. Focus is not bound to any vendor, my focus is all vendors in IT for I want the best... more>>
Information Security Advisor, CISO & CIO, Docutek Services
About my business:
Docutek is a leading business and technology consulting company specializing in the development and implementation of healthcare technology since 2008. We deliver Consulting, Integration, Support and Training. We also provide clients with security assessment. network... more>>
Over 7 Years of Experience in Enterprise/Network Management Tools (EMS), Systems, Network & Troubleshooting.
Domain experience in providing solutions around IT infrastructure management using CA Technologies Enterprise Management Systems in terms of implementation, administration and... more>>
1). I am 'Senior Consultant' @ GSS Pvt. ltd
and working with Client in Banking sector, I am responsible for 'CA Technologies' tools like 'CA WILY','CA Cloud Monitor/Watch Mouse','CA Nimsoft', Pingdom, Zabbix.
2). I am supporting and managing different kind of clients in... more>>
Systems Analyst, Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), ITILv3 IT Service Manager, PRINCE2 Project Manager, Scrum Agile Product Development, TOGAF Enterprise Architect. Graduated in Technology, a post graduate in Telecommunications Networks by... more>>
As a Service Manager I am responsible for the quality, availability and stability of an online solution. I have spent years as a developer at eFocus and have gathered a lot of knowledge about the technology and software of online applications. With this knowledge I am happy to advise on the needs... more>>
I am working as a Presales And Technical Consultant with More than 5 years of Total and relevant Experience in CA Tools Like CA APM, CA Netqos ADA, MTP,Performance Center, CA UIM(Formerly known as Nimsoft).
Having good experience in EMS/NMS Tools deployment configuration and customization. I'm... more>>
• 20+ years of information technology experience, including twelve years of leadership/project management roles, in process analysis, software architecture, development, data modeling, implementation, infrastructure support and change control management. Analysis and design of medium to large... more>>
I have over fifteen years of IT systems, application and network management experience.
I have worked on over 60 successful systems management projects with more than 40 different clients. My industry experience includes major companies in communication, education, pharmaceutical,... more>>
#Worked on different Platforms - Application Performance Management (APM) - End to End Monitoring of IT Infrastructure and Applications, Enterprise Business Integration (EBI) - ESB, MB, Tibco Products etc
#Part of handpicked 3 member team at Wipro Technologies that ventured to design and... more>>
13+ continuous years activity in enterprise networking standing various positions : operational, deployment, design, technical project management.
Ability to handle customer needs and provide relevant technical solutions to them.
Excellent team worker but great capacity to work... more>>
My personal goal in business is to provide my customers a valuable and professional outcome in any project. I have started my entrepreneurial work when I was 15 years old and have since worked in various jobs getting an excellent overall look on business. I love working with people and my... more>>
15+ years experience in enterprise IT management in ITSM, BSM, CMDB and Enterprise Software development and delivery.
Experience in building a company from inception to execution, including all business development activities, Software development, Operations and delivery.
Working closely with... more>>
Specialize in DevOps with a focus on Configuration, Build and Release Management. Always planning one step ahead to learn and develop another skill in the never ending techverse known as IT.
Specialties : 'DevOps' with 'Application Life-Cycle Management (ALM)' with a pinch of 'Application... more>>
Senior Systems Architect, Developer, Consultant for the following companies:
• American Express
• Commercial Union Insurance
• ConEdison of New York
• General Motors
• JP Morgan
• Lockheed Martin
• Manufacturers Hanover Trust / Chemical Bank
• Mars Inc.
• Merrill... more>>
Architect and ITSM Consultant
with a BS from Yale University and an MBA
My Skills include the following:
A) Infrastructure and Solution Design: Designed infrastructure components to support multi-tiered solutions including DR Environments, Hardware, Operating Systems and Storage.
ITIL Certified by ISEB
PMP Certified by PMI
PATROL-CE Certified by BMC Software
OCP Certified by Oracle
Trainer Certification from Peak Potentials
As a subject matter expert since 1995, I specialize in implementation, customization, and training of the following product lines:
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