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19 days ago
Appdynamics need more customization, Dynatrace has a one agent and customization is very simple. Personally I find Dynatrace better looking and the interface easier to understand but this is more a matter of taste. In problem resolution I find both equal to handle. If I look…
25 days ago
Thanks a good review, however I am missing the kind of injections dynatrace is doing in Java code for example. for Security guys this can be a problem.
29 days ago
Riverbed is also a great solution very easy to install and a great dashboard.
About 2 months ago
@Dawid Van Der Merwe I have read the documentation from New Relic but no working experience or tested New Relic I have worked and certified with a lot of monitoring tools for our customers. What I see is always missing parts for example the microcode is responsible for a lot…
About 2 months ago
It depends on your requirements. For example, do you need to monitor the complete infrastructure, applications, network devices and security including, for example, Amazon or Azure or any other cloud vendor, and what kind of applications? I run IBM cloud monitoring but I've…
2 months ago
IBM Netcool is a great alterative, also available as a SaaS solution from https://rufusai.com
4 months ago
I have worked from 1973 with all kind of systems in large enterprises across the world. And have experience with all kind of software in monitoring from infra to end to end, it depends on the functionality you require. For example do you need to monitor all switches…
5 months ago
The key is to have a holistic view over the complete infrastructure, the ones you have listed are great for APM if you need to monitor applications end to end. I have tested them all and have not found one capable to give me solutions they all report you have a problem but…
9 months ago
In real-time monitoring the load on the systems is different every time based on the total number of users, applications, batch jobs, etc. while in synthetic monitoring we use what we call a robot firing for example every hour the same transaction. Because it is the same…
9 months ago
You can find a good explanation on this web site: https://www.dpstele.com/blog/snmp-poll-vs-snmp-trap.php
9 months ago
Answered a question What is AIOps?
Today we need to stop firefighting and go more to an automated and predictive environment. In a lot of organizations I see IT running a round like crazy to resolve and detect simple problems while the environments are getting more complex with cloud, hybrid, multi cloud…
9 months ago
Security is changing, they finding always new possibilities to break in. AWS Cloudwatch is more monitoring and log analytics tool, while a SIEM is more a security tool. So yes if your business is important an can not have a long downtime. The combination is better.
9 months ago
I have a good experience with IBM https://developer.ibm.com/node/monitoring-post-mortem/ and it is free. you also find here what to monitor.
9 months ago
if you require fast performance < 3 sec and ca not have delays. You can benefit from container monitoring. Because most of the customers running containers in a cloud environment it is even more important. You need to know where a slow down exist. Is it at the cloud provider…
10 months ago
Wifi monitoring is important depending on if you are in an office building, healthcare, or in a hospital. In a large building, you need to monitor the signal and see where to place your station to get an optimal signal. So you get the best performance. Also, the security…
10 months ago
If you ask what I think of the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant, after more than 30 years of experience in mainframes, distributed environments, I would say look to a piece of software and not how to resolve performance problems in a multi-cloud environment. To give you a few…
11 months ago
The best solution I have worked with several customers is IBM QRadar. We just set up a cyber center delivering this kind of service as a SaaS solution in the USA.
12 months ago
Security is always important, the first thing you review is if you start using monitoring is do you need this on-premise or from the cloud. With on-premise you follow your own security rules however important are the following questions: -How is the monitoring data…

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It started in 1973 as a System programmer on mainframes for a large warehouse, after 4 years changed work and started as system programmer for the local government in The Netherlands for the next 8 years. the next job was for Case International as a European Network manager in France. After France, I moved to Germany and lead a team responsible for the consolidation of 4 mainframes from Neus Germany to Racine WI USA. Finished the project and the VP asked me to move over to Racine WI in charge of security and later Disaster recovery for 8 mainframes, 7000 Unix servers, and xxx windows servers. Next, I started working at IBM as a Lead architect contractor and responsible for large customers in the USA. start working for big customers like NASA, Warner Bros, Grove, Borders Bookstore and many others. Next moved back to The Netherlands at IBM and started as a manager for the outsourcing of SAP projects. After IBM Canon worldwide as Head architect in performance monitoring for European customers. Last 4 years responsible for performance and improvement with dyntrace, IBM Tivoli, BMC Discovery, Solarwinds and building an own AI system to detect and resolve performance problems at large customers. Work now helping large enterprise customers on monitoring and detect performance problems in applications and transactions in the USA

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