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A guide to application performance management

This guide to managing application performance covers transaction speeds, networking, workflow and tools for performance detection and diagnosis.


Application monitoring solutions are designed to aid your organisation in detecting and resolving issues with application performance, before they affect your end users.

Focusing on monitoring and managing the performance/availability of applications, this guide offers news articles, tips and advice. This guide includes topics such as the speed of transactions, networking issues, workflow and related tools for performance detection and diagnosis.

A guide to application performance management (PDF)


What is application performance management?

Application performance management (APM) is a discipline within systems management. It focuses on the monitoring and availability of software applications. APM looks at how fast transactions are completed for an end user or how fast information is delivered to the end user, via a particular network or web services infrastructure.

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Application performance management news and tips


Cloud application performance management: Ten insights

Cloud application performance management (CAPM) is ferent from non-cloud application performance management in its nature and deployment. Software consultant Nari Kannan explains CAPM and how to choose the right tools for deploying your solution. Continue Reading


Application performance management quiz


Application performance monitoring tools and metrics quiz

Sharpen your pencil; it's APM quiz time. Test your knowledge of application performance monitoring and management, including tools, systems, concepts and best practices. Continue Reading


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