Data Center Management

Each IT environment is unique.  And while monitoring solutions often provide hundreds of agents to monitor different aspects of your environment (or take an agentless approach)—there is always a need to customize your monitoring solution to fit your IT environment.  Sometimes, this is done through configuration changes. However, configuration changes usually only get you so…

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Sep 27, 2017
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Today’s “always on, always available” business culture has unintended consequences for your IT team.  IT services are expected to be instantly available at all times—and the first line that normally gets hit with complaints and ire is your IT Help Desk.  If your goal is continuous IT service delivery, then surely an important area to…

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By: wheaps
May 19, 2017
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More and more organizations are digitally transforming their business by moving to the cloud.  This isn’t surprising—but it does present a challenge to the IT team who is increasingly becoming a “broker” for these cloud services.   IT (despite not controlling the underlying infrastructure, platforms, or even applications providing the cloud service) is still on the…

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By: wheaps
May 3, 2017
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Do you know that you can now monitor an Oracle Real Application Cluster through AppManager? Yes, you can monitor Oracle RAC elaborately through the module ‘AppManager for Oracle Unix 8.0’, that was released in October, 2016.

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Did you read it correctly that Exchange is online with AppManager? Or are you curious to know more about what is the context I am talking about here? I encourage you to read more…

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Feb 7, 2017
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Software as a service (SaaS) is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted somewhere in the cloud. It is sometimes referred to as “on-demand software”. SaaS is typically accessed by users using a thin client via a web browser….

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Feb 3, 2017
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I am often asked by my boss, hey can you tell me if AppManager is capable of monitoring ADFS? I used to tell him that yes it can be done, but there is no module for ADFS rather the base infrastructure that can be used for monitoring. This is an interesting scenario for times when…

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Dec 15, 2016
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Many times you may experience regular slowdowns on MS SQL database. There could be many reasons for CPU bottleneck on MS SQL Server but one of the main reasons for CPU bottlenecks is insufficient hardware resources. However, CPU utilization can usually be reduced by configuration changes and query tuning so you may like to avoid…

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Anmol Rastogi
Aug 9, 2016
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You’ve already invested in AppManager—but you’re not running the latest version? It’s somewhat of a conundrum, balancing the time of an upgrade versus the benefits you might get.  This is especially true if you’ve done lots of customization of your AppManager system that might or might not break if you upgrade to latest version.  Despite…

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Jul 5, 2016
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Many times, I hear people complaining about AppManager that it is not capable of monitoring Office 365 productivity services that are enabled over the Internet (cloud services), such as Skype For Business and Exchange Online Hosted Email for Business. At a glance, AppManager seems to be a product which can only monitor the on-premises applications,…

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