Chapter 9

Application Performance Monitoring

It’s the most common monitoring hot seat to be in: “Our application is not performing. Tell us why.” Your company has a mission-critical application that’s not performing as it should, and management is coming to you for answers. In a lot of IT organizations, the development team, infrastructure support team, and end users operate in separate environments with no common management, sharing, or connection between them. When a web page is too slow, for example, it’s hard to pinpoint whether the problem is related to the SQL database, network latency, the Internet Information Services (IIS) application pool, or even a code issue. In Operations Manager 2012 you now have the functionality to deep dive inside ...

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