Application Management

Application management and application performance management (APM) news, solutions, and analysis for IT professionals

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Yahoo woos mobile developers with help on ads, reporting, more

Yahoo has updated its mobile development suite to give programmers more tools to build out their apps, including the introduction of real-time analytics, a way to embed advertisements, and connectivity to Tumblr.

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DCHQ Releases Docker management product into GA with 35 enterprise users

Who said that startups are all about marketing and buzz and can't expect to actually have customers using their products? DCHQ pours scorn on that view with a product launch that already claims enterprise users.

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Government CIOs fret over application reliability in the cloud

Government officials cite security and user experience as top concerns in delivering apps in a cloud setting and pushing out online citizen services.

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4 ways to cut application development and maintenance costs

Adopting a managed services or fixed-fee approach for application work can yield significant savings. But IT organizations that rely on staff augmentation can also cut costs through proactive management.

The cloud is too hard, so Intel launched a sweeping project to fix it

The first step is a project with Rackspace to make OpenStack easier to deploy and manage

Terix to pay Oracle $58M in settlement over Solaris support

It also can no longer distribute Solaris patches to its customers

Microsoft jumps into application monitoring

Application Insights can be used to instrument applications to better understand how well they perform.

Dell ready to help enterprises move Jive content into Yammer

New migration tool aims to help enterprises simplify their social side

When Intuit’s network gets taxed, it turns to Riverbed performance management tools

With TurboTax and QuickBooks becoming increasingly cloud based, user experience is key.

Google brings app messaging to its cloud

Google Cloud Pub/Sub messaging service can tie together different components of an enterprise cloud application

Google’s new open-source PerfKit framework watches cloud application performance

Google’s latest foray into the open-source realm is a framework it’s calling “PerfKit,” which is designed to measure application performance in the cloud.

Brocade acquires Riverbed ADC to bolster virtual delivery services

Brocade this week said it will acquire Riverbed Technology's SteelApp product line in an all-cash asset transaction.

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Keyboard for one: 9 of the most impressive solo programming efforts

Notable examples of coding brilliance that came from the mind (and hands) of one programmer

Nordstrom's use of APM lets it identify app performance issues in minutes vs. days

The high-end retailer uses Dynatrace Application Performance Management tools in development all the way through to production.

VCs bet $33M you’ll want to use Avi Networks’ white box hardware for app delivery

Ex-Cisco execs who co-founded Avi hope to do for ADC what SDN has done for the network.

New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

The company is also unveiling cloud-based virtual desktops for mobile devices.

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Losing steam: Don’t drop everything to learn Ruby on Rails

Knowledge of the popular web application framework still pays well, but demand for the skill seems to be on the decline

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Why your app should offer a free trial

New research shows that, in theory, alternative app pricing schemes, such as pay-per-use and free trial periods, could make both consumers and producers happier

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