Search for major computer outages or major computer delays and you will find a lot of articles mentioning how huge the financial damages have become. Many IT people will tell management they are safe from this kind of thing, that this only affects large companies. Well I need to disappoint you, this can happen to
Complexity and IT performance. Performance is as complex as the human body, combinations are endless. Let us compare this with some pain in your head. You go to a doctor and he likes to do a diagnostic but he doesn’t have the right tools. It’s like a consultant for performance problems but without instruments. What
Part 1: Where to start if end users experience slow transactions. The first step is knowing if there are slow applications in the architecture. How are the applications communicating? Connections and ports in use, and what are the hard- and software components. Most of the times if I ask a customer about the architecture of the application,
Tjeerd Saijoen CIO at ITAGroup The influence and complexity of ICT today. In the past we had one mainframe servicing customers worldwide. Today we connect hundreds, even thousands of systems together and many software components across network connections worldwide. Also every system has several modules running. Databases, webservers and thousands of combinations adding to our complexity.
What are the common factors in Performance & Security Security today is one of the components you need in every IT environment, what has this to do with performance. It is a trade off. You can make your environment highly secured and end users starting to complain, because the system is so slow, they are
Tjeerd Saijoen CIO at ITPAGroup IT.PA BV Control Center ICT Environments are changing fast, today ICT infrastructure monitoring is not enough. We need to know if business transactions are responding within our sla’s or are they slowing down because of infrastructure problems, Security attacks or other reasons. The main problem in Silo monitoring is the
Tjeerd Saijoen CIO at ITPAGroup Complexity and ICT are two words we can not separate anymore. New solutions are showing up and disappear rapidly. Today we are talking about cloud, hybrid, analytic, Watson, Big data, AWS, Containers, Docker and many other things. Difficulty now is what the right direction for your company is. Next,
Tjeerd Saijoen CIO at ITPAGroup Monitoring is only a small part of performance management. For a complete performance model we have completed several strategic partnerships with IBM, Dynatrace and Lansweeper. It looks like a strange combination but this relationships enable us to deliver a complete performance management model for our customers as a Saas solution.
Tjeerd Saijoen CIO at ITPAGroup Transaction monitoring, performance and capacity planning are part of the normal task in the USA datacenters. In Europe, most of the times we add more memory or CPU without measuring the workload and calculating needed resources. Because of this, most of the companies are in firefighting mode and unable to participate
Tjeerd Saijoen CIO at ITPAGroup Today complexity in ICT is growing as well it is changing rapidly. Can we effort running without APM and monitoring software? Some companies have monitoring software but they don’t monitor key elements like UPS systems in the IT infrastructure. Lately we have seen the damage system down time can cause.