29. August 2015
Application performance management (APM) used to be important, back when resources like memory and processing power were limited in scope and expensive to come by. Then, as memory and CPU muscle became cheap and readily available, APM fell out of vogue. Why bother monitoring the apps when there are more resources to go around than could possibly be needed? Yet now, in the age of big data, the constant threat of data breach, an influx of new software -- both cloud-based and on-premises -- and other issues, APM again becomes important to the business. Here's why application performance management needs to be in the crosshairs of every business and IT department.