Application Management – System Center Operations Manager Application Performance Management (APM) .NET Events – What do they mean?

Over the years I have used APM methodologies to track down problems and to assist in building better applications no matter the development processes used. One of the more important aspects of APM is to understand the details of the data that is collected. If you don’t use the data don’t collect it. Today I… Read more

Application Management through Monitoring – Part 1 of 3

One of my favorite sayings has always been, “you can’t manage what you don’t monitor“. Best I can do for giving credit to the quote is that Candle Corporation in the late 90’s had a marketing campaign built around this concept, I still have the shirt. When you think about why we do what we… Read more

Introducing Application Management

With the recent release of System Center 2012 SP1 we have embarked on an approach that allows more collaboration between development and operation teams than in the past – and this will have a big impact on the topic of Application Management. First, who am I? I’m a Sr. Program Manager who joined Microsoft through… Read more