5 Ways Application Performance Monitoring Will Change in 2016

The application performance monitoring industry underwent a lot of big changes in 2015. And 2016 won’t be any different. From changing consumer behavior to new tools and developments in the application performance space — there’s a lot to keep an eye on in the New … [Read more...]

Detect Application Performance Issues at Code Level With AppDynamics and AlertSite Integration

AlertSite is now integrated with AppDynamics Application Intelligence Platform.  Just like the vintage advertising for Reese's peanut butter cups, AlertSite and AppDynamics are "Two great tastes that taste great together." Working together, development and operations … [Read more...]

Mobilegeddon is Coming: What They Don’t Tell You About Google’s New Search Algorithm Change

I love it how Google names its major search algorithm releases so adorably—“Bad news is, this algorithm change is capable of crippling your online business and costing you a fortune in potential revenue, but hey it’s not so bad, look at the bright side—we <3 … [Read more...]

Performance Issue Considerations for Microservices APIs

It isn’t possible to create any sort of application that doesn’t experience performance issues at some point. Performance actually takes in a lot of territory, but most developers worry about reliability and speed the most. An application that works fast, but doesn’t perform … [Read more...]

Performance Monitoring Will Need to Join the Crowd

A number of applications or apps have been developed that rely on crowd-sourcing to work. It’s a change in architecture that is a natural progression of the current state of the art of software development and delivery; by component architecture on distributed infrastructure … [Read more...]

11 Costly Website Crashes and Application Performance Bloopers to Learn from in 2015

Looking back a year from now, this is one annual roundup list you won’t want to make. Throughout 2014, we bore witness to an eclectic assortment of costly web performance hiccups that met the public eye, spanning many different industries, causes and end-users. Yes, your … [Read more...]

Can Our CMO Learn to Record a Complex Web Transaction Faster than the New Star Wars Episode VII Trailer?

If you're a Star Wars fan like us, you might agree that the new trailer for Episode VI: The Force Awakens released on November 29 felt like it went by at lightspeed. After all, it was only one minute and thirty seconds in length...which is nothing (especially compared to the … [Read more...]

Top 5 Application Performance Management Interactive eBooks of 2014

A round-up of our most popular educational application performance management resources of the year for IT/Operations and development teams, bundled in a super neat interactive, digital format for your viewing pleasure.  Enjoy, and happy holidays! 1. User-Centric Guide to … [Read more...]

Covert Operations: An Undercover Web Performance Pro’s Report from Inside an eCommerce Call Center

  Though my day job is web performance, I occasionally work a night or weekend shift in the customer call center of a large public specialty retailer.  The retailer has many bricks and mortar stores, a catalog business and an eCommerce site. With this part time gig, … [Read more...]

Cyber Monday Website Performance: Post Game Analysis

  Mid-afternoon on Cyber Monday this week we checked in with a “halftime” report to share some insights on website performance during the busiest online shopping day of the year. As promised, we are back with our retrospective analysis of “Cyber Monday”—which, in … [Read more...]