FireScope’s head of cloud development, Pete Whitney, recently published a great article called Genesis of a Genetic Algorithm. Its a great read and really dives behind the scenes with regard to the thinking behind the development here at FireScope. Also, some great insight into how you think about managing your infrastructure.
I’ve heard some of our customers come up with some particularly interesting ways to make use of User Experience Monitoring in FireScope that I hadn’t quite thought of. Today, let’s explore three.
With Cloud, Virtualization and Software Defined Networks getting center stage, it’s easy to forget that hardware failure can still bring it all down.
Radware’s annual 2013 State of the Union: Mobile Ecommerce Performance is out, with a really nice infographic to make the findings easier to digest. This is a follow up to their State of the Union for Ecommerce Page Speed & Web Performance [Summer 2013] which focused on the standard websites for the top 500 internet […]
There’s more than one dimension to infrastructure topology, which is why FireScope has not one, but 4 different topology mapping capabilities which we’re going to explore in this article.
The Society for Information Management has released some interesting survey data on what IT leaders and professionals think 2014 holds in store, as reported over on CIO.com. The good news, IT budgets will be up. The bad news, Turnover is a rapidly growing problem.
The average network switch can expose upwards of 10,000 metrics describing availability, performance and security. I’ve seen filers with over 30,000. So, the question I’m posing is, for effective monitoring should I be collecting and analyzing every one of these?
It seems like such a basic question, yet, a lack in a consistent definition is a major problem for ITSM. If we can’t define it, how can we achieve it?