CA APM Pros and Cons
CA APM Pros
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.View full review »
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.View full review »
Deep Dive and Transaction Analysis Triage capability.View full review »
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.View full review »
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.View full review »
The time it takes to track problems in applications is the most valuable return that we have from this solution.View full review »
It's a very stable product.View full review »
CA APM Cons
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.View full review »
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.View full review »
User Experience is a BIG one. Integration of all of APM components into one swift deployment.View full review »
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.View full review »
CEM needs to be simplified, because it causes too many interruptions in our daily work.View full review »
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.View full review »
I would like to see intelligence, deep intelligence or deep analytics.View full review »
There is no auto flow diagram, and the alert mechanism is not as good when compared to other tools.View full review »