application monitoring articles

March 14 2011
In our last post, we talked about the importance of business transactions for applications in the cloud. They’re also crucial for managing highly distributed applications. But what is a business transaction? Consider a business transaction to be a user-generated action within your system. The best practice for determining the performance...
March 31 2010
Many people are confused by the terms “monitoring” and “management.”  This is because only application monitoring solutions have typically been available in the marketplace, so...
March 04 2010
The debate over who owns an application in production continues to unfurl.  What I’ve found interesting is, after a period of time where writers and...