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Docker monitoring and why it matters

Posted by Mick McGuinness

Last week Dockercon 17 took place in Copenhagen so we thought it topical to discuss Docker monitoring and why it matters. In this article we also look at some of the challenges and what a monitoring solution for Docker should include.

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23 October 2017

Cisco acquires Perspica to add to AppDynamics

Posted by Mick McGuinness

Cisco announced today that it intends to acquire Perspica, a machine learning-driven IT operations analytics firm. Cisco intends to fold Perspica’s team into AppDynamics, which it purchased for $3B early this year.

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20 October 2017

Why Hunting Zombie VMs Can Save Money

Posted by Mick McGuinness

With Halloween only a couple of weeks away, we thought we would take a look at Zombie VMs and how you can eradicate them from your virtualised datacenter. Unlike the Zombies from TV and Movies, Zombie VMs do exist, but they don’t have...

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19 October 2017

Should you be looking for an alternative to New Relic?

Posted by Mick McGuinness

If you are running the free version of New Relic Server monitoring you will have received an email notifying you that as of November 14th, 2017 New Relic Servers and their legacy alerting features will no longer be available to accounts...

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10 October 2017

Turbonomic 6.0 Release Webinar Recording

Posted by Mick McGuinness

With Turbonomic's previous release, they extended their platform’s on-premises capabilities with new support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure public cloud environments. In Turbonomic 6.0 they are going beyond compute...

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09 October 2017

Nexthink Experience'17 event highlights

Posted by Mick McGuinness

Yesterday AP sponsored and attended Nexthink’s annual customer event. This year rebranded as Experience’17 compared to Analytics’16 last year with the company choosing to focus on why it does what it does (user experience) rather than ...

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04 October 2017

The Cache Effect

Posted by Martin Pinner

One of the main drivers for the adoption of Application Performance Monitoring (APM) is the complexity and dynamism of modern applications. Take a simple example - caching.

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03 October 2017

Turbonomic 6.0 Webinar

Posted by Mick McGuinness

Join the Turbonomic v6.0 Release Webinar

On September 27th, Turbonomic announced major advancements to their hybrid cloud management platform with Turbonomic 6.0, enabling customers to confidently accelerate their journey to a hybrid...

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25 September 2017

Java 9 First Impressions Webinar

Posted by Mick McGuinness

Register for the Java 9 First Impressions Webinar

Java 9 is here and it’s expected to revolutionize the way we think of and build large scale applications. 
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25 September 2017