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6 Values Developers and Operations Share in APM Solutions

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In a recent post, we looked at the external APM ecology: what factors help promote the use of APM in the organization. While the on-site Dev and Ops cliques have their own desires and needs, they both have common interests. Those common interests should show up in an APM … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Use Log Data to Analyze System Performance

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  This guest post was written by Trevor Parsons, PhD; Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Logentries. Recently we looked across some of the most common behaviors that our community of 25,000 users looked for in their logs with a particular focus on web server … [Read more...]

Why Today’s APM Solutions Aren’t Optimized for DevOps

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In a previous blog, Two APM Takeaways from Velocity Santa Clara 2014, I talked about fragmentation of solutions as a major trend in the APM space. Most vendors are providing a singular solution for some part of performance management, but yet, very few are able to provide a … [Read more...]

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...]