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An APM Solution Divided Cannot Stand

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Frustrations with lack of tool unification might just lead to revolution in the APM space... Application Performance Management (APM) is a broad concept, and many technologies fall under its umbrella. With renewed focus on performance, APM is a very hot topic and a high … [Read more...]

Velocity Santa Clara 2014: 4 APM Takeaways from SmartBear CMO, Bryan Semple

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As someone from the virtualization management space, Velocity Santa Clara gave me my first opportunity to spend a lot of time with developers, operations managers, and others who are responsible for keeping their applications up and running. Here is a quick summary of what I … [Read more...]

The Buzz Around Big Data

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In this video clip, Marlon Bailey, Lead Software Architect for Hosted Systems at SmartBear Software, explains why the science behind big data isn't quite as new as everyone makes it seem, and why he doesn't necessarily buy into the hyperbole that surrounds the buzzword … [Read more...]

Ham ‘n Eggin’ with Logs and APM

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This guest post was written by Trevor Parsons, PhD; Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Logentries. I recently wrote a post entitled APM is not enough outlining how log data has become a new rich source of information that can be used in conjunction with your APM solution to … [Read more...]

Digging Down to the Root Cause

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When things are going well inside a software project, there is a grace and harmony about it. One part does one thing well, allowing another part to do what it must do without unnecessary friction or waste of effort. Like a mechanical clock, the parts working together … [Read more...]

Why is AlertSite Going SaaS? [From the SmartBear Video Archive]

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Last week SmartBear announced our new Saas user experience platform, AlertSite UXM. As is the case with most companies, our marketing team tends to put forth an elevated level of energy and enthusiasm when we release a new product that we really believe in. Sure, it can get … [Read more...]

AlertSite UXM – Revolutionizing User Experience

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  The SmartBear team is thrilled to announce our new application quality and performance management platform: AlertSite UXM. This SaaS platform was designed with our customers' best interests in mind in order to allow them to deliver superior end user experiences … [Read more...]

Hearts for Carts: Join the fight against shopping cart abandonment

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Did you know that roughly 68% of all online shopping carts are abandoned every year? How about the fact that 1-in-5 carts are abandoned as a result of "poor Web performance," and that 47% of online consumers expect pages to load in two seconds or less? Or what if I told … [Read more...]

Have You Been Experienced?

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What the end user of software experiences while they are actually using a program is something that gets a lot of discussion among software developers.  Developers have learned the hard way that if software does not help the user in the pursuit of their goals (which may not … [Read more...]

The Four Horsemen of E-commerce

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Payment systems have come and gone during past years. They exist, no matter what form they take, in order to make payment for goods and services possible. Face to face physical transfer of cash tokens of some form has been the predominant method of payment for many hundreds … [Read more...]