Application Performance Management

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Whether you’re a budding company or you’ve just launched a new website, chances are you’ll start experiencing steady increases in site traffic as you expand your business. You may be equipped for a few dozen customers now, but what happens when you reach thousands or (ideally) hundreds of thousands?  If your site isn’t prepared for sudden or even gradual traffic spikes, you may end up with seriously slow response times or even a crashed server. It’s vital for online companies to have plans in place to deal with traffic surges—before they actually happen. Otherwise, your customers’ experiences can be negatively impacted by sluggish load times and downtime. As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Scalability is a site’s ability to function in the same capacity with 100,000 users as it would with 10 users. There are two very important factors to ... (more)

Global middleware messaging market shares and forecasts to 2019 explored in

Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as middleware messaging becomes the foundation for cloud computing and enterprise participation in mobile markets. Mobile device messaging and messaging for the Internet of things are driving … Read the source article at WhaTech The post Global middleware messaging market shares and forecasts to 2019 explored in appeared first on Middleware-centric APM. ... (more)

Ever Important: Maximize Uptime and Improve Performance

Not all apps will transcend to the cloud!  Often with all the hoopla over Cloud it seems all applications and their middleware will go there and monitoring will be someone else’s problem.  Not so, as many applications will never go there.  So, its just as important as ever to ensure uptime and performance. Pete Mastin has over 25 years of experience in business strategy, software architecture and operations and strategic partnership development. His background in cloud and CDN informs his current role with Cedexis as their lead evangelist. In spite of what many have predicted, ... (more)

How We Came Up with jKool, for Big Data Analytics

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 t... (more)

Are You Riding the Java Performance Rollercoaster?

We all wish we could predict the future.  It would be wonderful to tell when a stock was going to go up before it did.  Unfortunately, most of us are not psychic.  In order to be successful in the stock market, you need to be lucky or spend a lot of time analyzing the behavior of the stocks.  Wouldn’t it be valuable if you were able to predict the up and down performance behavior of your Java applications and make adjustments to avoid unfavorable impacts on your company?  We find that one of the biggest impacts of not being able to predict application behavior, is that companie... (more)