A Forward-Looking Application Monitoring Strategy

Over the past few years, I've transformed the monitoring strategy of several companies from reactive to proactive and the outcome was fantastic. User experience and reliability of their business critical applications have been dramatically improved. In fact, a modern application monitoring strategy is more a matter of doing the right things than doing the things right. I will give you now some simple steps you can use right away for your tailor made proactive monitoring strategy.

NFR Testing should not be an afterthought

Our world is moving quickly and therefore, short time to market is more important than ever before. Everyone who is working in the software testing business is constantly challenged with reduction of testing time and shorter release sprints

Network Performance Impact

Centrally hosted and globally used applications don't always deliver satisfied user experience. Some people may argue; "don’t worry, let’s increase the bandwidth to solve our performance problem.. simple!". Based on my experience the biggest proportion of WAN performance issues are not related to a shortage in bandwidth.

Performance Issues by Design

In the past, performance issues were often solved using investment in infrastructure. In many cases this approach worked fine but […]