jKool LLC, a new company, spinning-off from Nastel Technologies is a highly
scalable, SaaS solution for streaming analytics of Big Data. The jKool API is
used to add real-time analytics to applications which will now be able to
stream data into the service at jKoolCloud.com. The service analyzes the
data as it arrives, delivering its users instant insight.
The story of the origin of jKool is interesting.
Some of Nastel’s customers found themselves hitting up against the upper
limits of the performance and scalability of their relational databases.
These customers were trying to acquire insight into their customer data in
order to make strategic decisions for competitive advantage. And to further
complicate the situation, the value in the data had a shelf-life. If they
didn’t figure out what the data meant quick enough, it would be stale and
At Naste... (more)
The number of vendors vying for the application performance management space
has exploded in the last year. Almost every vendor in the space comes to it
from a specific strength and has expanded its core offering to provide some
level of application performance management (APM).
What differentiates a strong APM solution from one that is a fragile, cobbled
Strong APM solutions are built to integrate into complex application
environments. It won’t require you to replace your existing application
monitoring tools. It will leverage them. Fragile APM solutions aren’t
The development of IT environments have naturally led to complexity. Put it
down to the very nature of capitalism. Different vendors working together to
achieve a common goal isn’t a common occurrence. Each vendor has over the
years developed its own monitoring and reporting systems. This is all well
and good for each specific application or system. It doesn’t work
effectively when applications are executing across an IT enterprise comprised
of everything from mainframe to cloud.
What Is the True Cost of Silo Not Application Centric Monitoring?
Many of these cost are so ingrained ... (more)
Application Performance Monitoring (APM) is promoted as the best way to keep
all the applications that serve your business available and performing
properly. Though when it comes to the main IT challenges your business faces,
you may be wondering if all the talk isn’t just hype.
TRAC research stated in a recent webinar that 63 percent of IT time is spent
troubleshooting performance issues. Sixty-one percent say they want to
identify performance issues before they affect end users, while 48 percent
want to reduce their IT management costs and 42 percent of IT manager... (more)
CIOs are under extraordinary pressure from their boards to better manage
competitive pressures, accomplish sustainable cost reduction, and meet
regulatory compliance standards. While they often look to their Information
Technology (IT) organizations to deliver on these requirements, IT itself
isn't always sure just how it will get this done. But, there are approaches
to effectively responding to this set of challenges - Application Performance
Monitoring (APM) is one of these. IT can utilize APM to proactively resolve
application performance situations before there is significant... (more)