Welcome to the Application Performance Management Blog, where you can read the perspectives from APM experts. This Blog provides insights into the Application Performance Management solution, as well as technical details about specific IBM products.
Last October, IBM announced SmartCloud Foundation - a set of enabling technologies to help clients achieve disciplined visibility, control and automation across their complex and evolving infrastructures. Our latest application performance bundle will become a critical part of IBM SmartCloud Foundation and will monitor all applications through
a single pane of glass regardless of environment - cloud, virtualized,
traditional IT or hybrid deployment. The net result is an optimized environment that drives high availability and performance... [More]
Service Health for IBM SmartCloud Provisioning has officially GA'ed and is now available on IBM Integrated Service Management Library ( ISML ). Service Health provides pre - built integrations between IBM SmartCloud Provisioning and IBM SmartCloud Monitoring utilizing a custom agent, OS agents, and the ITMfVE agents. A product provided navigator offers a concise overview on the health of the IBM SmartCloud Provisioning infrastructure enabling the ability to identify and react to issues in your environment quickly minimizing the impact, such as... [More]
Control your applications. Control your success. Register now for the IBM SmartCloud Application Performance Management briefings Register now for the IBM SmartCloud briefings in Boston, Austin or Washington D.C. Discover a bright new day for your application infrastructure Attend this IBM event, and in just one morning, you’ll discover a bright new day for your application infrastructure. That’s right — IBM recently announced IBM SmartCloud® Application Performance Management (SmartCloud APM), a comprehensive solution for managing... [More]
Version 2.1 of the Service Health for IBM® SmartCloud Provisioning
has been released, and is availble for download from the IBM Integrated
Service Management Library (ISML, see link below). This offering
provides prebuilt integrations between IBM SmartCloud Provisioning and IBM SmartCloud Monitoring ,
allowing you to increase the performance and resilience of your IBM
SmartCloud Provisioning infrastructure through identification of
This solution is installed using the IBM Installation Manager. The... [More]
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IBM SmartCloud Application Performance Management v7.6 is
the single solution to address today’s business challenges.
Its capabilities include: managing the Performance,
Availability, and Capacity for complex business process and application
infrastructures in cloud and hybrid environments.
Optimizes the performance of the IT infrastructure supporting IBM
BPM solutions... [More]
In this blog post I'll be demonstrating how install, configure, and view data in a new IBM produced monitoring solution -- all in under 5 minutes flat after downloading the installation media. About IBM SmartCloud Monitoring Application Insight
At Blue Medora we've been watching carefully, as over the past 6 months, IBM has fairly quietly released 5 distinct beta drops of IBM SmartCloud Monitoring Application Insight (SCMAI)-- the product IBM Tivoli had, until recently, been calling IBM Tivoli Cloud Consumer Monitoring (CCM).
Customers have a few options when deploying SmartCloud Monitoring version 7.2 to monitor their VMware environment. The following describes those options and recommendations. SmartCloud Monitoring 7.2 consist of 3 major components: VMware VI Monitoring Agent VMware reports for Tivoli Common Reporting Dashboard for VMware VMware Capacity Planning The 7.2 version of the VMware VI Agent is compatible with older versions of the IBM Tivoli Monitoring infrastructure. The agent requires IBM Tivoli Monitoring version 6.2.2 FP4 or above. So, the... [More]
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IBM is simplifying your monitoring needs with a new lightweight
solution that monitors the performance and availability of your
web-delivered applications. It allows you to focus on application health
and user experience for cloud-based applications, without needing to
install anything in the infrastructure. Join us and learn more about: 1)
The new IBM SmartCloud Application Performance Management wiki is now available. Information about the following products and components is available on the wiki:
IBM SmartCloud Application Performance Management
IBM SmartCloud Application Performance Management Entry Edition - VM Image
IBM SmartCloud Application Performance Management UI
The following videos for IBM SmartCloud ® Application Performance Management Entry Edition – VM Image are available to view and download from SmartCloud Application Performance Management Entry Edition – VM Image media gallery page on the SmartCloud Application Performance Management wiki :
IBM SmartCloud Application Performance Management Entry Edition v7.6 - VM Image, deploy the VMs
IBM SmartCloud Application Performance Management Entry Edition v7.6 - VM Image, deploy OS agents
The following demo for IBM SmartCloud® Application Performance Management UI is available. View or download the demo from the SmartCloud Application Performance Management UI media gallery page on the SmartCloud Application Performance Management wiki :
Configuring a data provider
New and updated IBM SmartCloud® Application Performance Management, Version 7.6 documentation is available in the IBM SmartCloud® Application Performance Management information center: http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v63r1/index.jsp
The following documents were created for the 7.6 release:
IBM SmartCloud® Application Performance Management Entry Edition – VM Image, Quick Start Guide
IBM SmartCloud® Application... [More]
Milestone 2 of the IBM SmartCloud Application Performance Management Standard Edition (SC APM SE) vNext open beta is now available to download .
Milestone 2 will include the following functionality:
Enhancements to the Web-based dashboards
New dashboards for Microsoft .Net Framework
New dashboard (Alpha version) for DataPower appliance
Connection management for ITM data provider
Installation Manager based installer
Application Manager/Add Resource windows... [More]
The emergence of big data, cloud and mobility to address today's business challenges is driving a proliferation of new applications on top of the core business applications from vendors such as SAP, Microsoft and Oracle. As a consequence, IT environments are becoming much more complex, more diverse, delivered across multiple form factors… and they are becoming even more interconnected and interdependent.
Today, many organizations are managing these mission-critical applications in a fragmented manner with highly customized... [More]
Milestone 3 of the IBM SmartCloud Application Performance Management Standard Edition (SC APM SE) vNext open beta is now available to download .
In Milestone 3:
we introduce support for Windows application virtual machines, expanding beyond the Linux VM support previously offered. Customers with cloud applications running on Windows virtual machines can now download the beta version of our Windows operating system agent, and monitor those VMs in conjunction with the Linux-based management fabric node.