CA APM Pros and Cons

CA APM Pros

SeniorTe4977
Senior Technology Officer at BMO Financial
Now, we know we have a problem, because there is a primary layer of alerting or metrics monitoring put in place, that is the good part.
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Mahendra Shetty
Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
We receive good transactions from it with good graphs, as well, documenting the activities of total visitors on the site. We can pull the reports and provide them to the client, as required.
Users no longer need to depend upon the console for a compatible Java version. Now, users can directly learn the version, perform all their actions, and see all of those performance-related issues.
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Manish A. Parikh
ESM Engineer at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
​Deep Dive and Transaction Analysis Triage capability.​
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Shivakumar Gutte
Senior Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
For me, the most valuable feature is being able to check memory patterns. We check them when we do load testing or soak testing to see if there are any memory leaks.
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Anuranjan Kumar
Technical Consultant at Grid Infocom Pvt Ltd
Some of its valuable features include transaction traces, dashboards, and metric grouping to see combined data.
CA APM is very scalable and used in a clustered environment because it supports more than its technical capacity.
Stability is one of the strongest attributes of CA APM. It is very stable on all platforms.
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Alexandre JorgeFrança Gonçalves
IT Service Specialist at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The time it takes to track problems in applications is the most valuable return that we have from this solution.
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Gyanesh Rahatekar
DevOps Manager at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
It's a very stable product.
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CA APM Cons

SeniorTe4977
Senior Technology Officer at BMO Financial
Its profiling. The uniqueness instead of me looking at sampling data, I need to know the m-1 event that actually triggered my scenario where that m event caused a catastrophic event, like a ripple effect; I need to know that m-1. What triggered my major event means I need to understand the event that triggered it and before the cause of that event itself.
The initial setup is complex.
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Mahendra Shetty
Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Our users lag how to identify the root cause with this solution. If they could come up with a more user-friendly version, that would be a good thing, since other vendors currently have better features and more user-friendly products than CA APM.
As applications move to the cloud, we need more cloud-based solutions from CA APM. This is currently unavailable.
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Manish A. Parikh
ESM Engineer at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
User Experience is a BIG one. Integration of all of APM components into one swift deployment.
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Shivakumar Gutte
Senior Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
A CA APM agent takes a lot of memory. That is one disadvantage. If you configure CA APM correctly it will still consume around 15 to 20 percent of memory.
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Anuranjan Kumar
Technical Consultant at Grid Infocom Pvt Ltd
CEM needs to be simplified, because it causes too many interruptions in our daily work.
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Alexandre JorgeFrança Gonçalves
IT Service Specialist at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The reason it's not a ten is because they don't focus enough on improving over time like other competitors do who have a more modern and complete tool.
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Sahar Nir
Noc maneger with 11-50 employees
I would like to see intelligence, deep intelligence or deep analytics.
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Gyanesh Rahatekar
DevOps Manager at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
There is no auto flow diagram, and the alert mechanism is not as good when compared to other tools.
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