Owner's Manual: Application performance monitoring in the cloud
Enterprises face a mix of cloud issues. Many are building internal clouds by migrating much of their internal IT infrastructure -- first to virtualized servers and storage, then adding management, capacity planning, smarter load balancing, and finally, cloud-management applications. They’re also using external SaaS apps, and building external clouds to connect with internal IT.
In all of these situations, users are demanding better performance from online applications, but how will companies meet expectations? Here’s a look at the challenges and opportunities for performance monitoring in the cloud.