Content Debt: Underestimated User Experience & SEO Impact

In recent weeks I ran across several instances of "Content Debt". What is content debt? Like technical debt, content debt slows our content management systems down and impacts our end users in the event we do not follow common best ... More >


Network App Performance: Application Deceleration Controller & DC RUM

Not too long ago I had an opportunity to work with a customer who was experiencing performance problems with their web-based HR application. Users at the headquarters location – about 30 milliseconds away from the data center – would ... More >


Software Test Professionals – Conference Highlights from STPCon 2015

This week the Software Testing World moved to the US East Coast - just outside of Boston, MA a group of testers is discussing the latest and greatest at STPCon 2015. I was lucky enough to get 3 speaking slots this time (1 workshop, 2 ... More >


Network Virtualization and the Software Defined Data Center: Part 2

In last week’s post about Network Virtualization and the Software Defined Data Center, I pointed out that whatever approach you choose to take towards your modern data center network – SDN, NFV, a blend - an element of network ... More >


Born to Test – Conference Highlights from StarWest 2015

This week the Software Testing World is gathering at StarWest 2015 in Anaheim, CA (yeah - that's where Disneyland is) to share the latest best practices when it comes to Software Quality, Testing, Continuous Testing, DevOps, ... and all the ... More >


On Our Way to the Fall Classic with Digital Performance Management

Several weeks ago we had a look at Fantasy Football site performance as football season kicked off.  Autumn is also the time to watch the Major League Baseball pennant races. Baseball is particularly exciting for me this year as the Blue ... More >

Automated Deployments of Dynatrace Application Monitoring

Kick-Start Continuous Monitoring with Chef, Ansible and Puppet

It's been more than six months since I wrote about Top DevOps Tools We Love, and many great things have happened on the topic since then. Today, I am proud to announce the immediate availability of Chef, Ansible and Puppet scripts for ... More >


Network Virtualization and the Software Defined Data Center

I was recently having a discussion with one of my clients about the concept of network virtualization. During the conversation, in attempting to explain the business case, I referred to data center virtualization. This was met with some ... More >