Monthly archive for June 2016

Performance Center Maintenance: A Routine Recommendation

Frequently our customers experience downtime in their HPE Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)/Performance Center (PC) environment for various reasons. How many do you think ever consider maintaining their HPE ALM/PC environment? Not many. You should think of your HPE ALM/PC environment as if it were your vehicle or

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Correlating Business Transactions with Business Transaction Logs in APM

Over the last two decades, software development in the enterprise has changed from applications in silos to distributed and composite applications. These new solutions connect multiple services, databases, and even mainframe computers to solve more complex business problems. In this new solution development practice, the end users

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Metrics versus KPIs—and the Importance of Understanding the Difference

In a recent blog, I provided an introduction to reporting and offered suggestions to help software professionals determine if their teams are using reporting effectively. I followed that up with a discussion of the importance of, and processes involved in, developing a functional reporting framework. Today, we

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Quality in the Application Development Lifecycle: Good Is No Longer Good Enough

As most of us know, or at least have heard, user expectations for applications are at an all-time high. For mobile and web applications, they border on astronomic. Yet, many companies are still failing to achieve the quality that users expect. Often, consumer application developers are caught

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