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Omni-Channel Monitoring in Real Life

In September, Macy’s announced that they will invest 1 Billion $ into their omni-channel strategy. When spending so much money the question that immediately comes up is how to measure the success? Key questions as “Are conversion rates ... More >

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SharePoint Lessons Learned from SPTechCon Austin

Yee-haw! Leading up to their first show in Texas, this was the message that adorned SPTechCon's website in large letters made of rope. At first, this reference to a caricature of Texas culture made me cringe, being a native Texan and ... More >

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How to Performance Monitor All Your Applications on a Single Dashboard

It’s become easy to monitor applications that are deployed on hundreds of servers – thanks to the advances in application performance management tools. But – the more data you collect the harder it is to visualize the health state in a way ... More >

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The Art of DevOps: An Introduction to the Landscape

In this 4 part blog series, I am exposing DevOps best practices using a metaphor inspired by the famous 6th century Chinese manuscript: “The Art of War”. It is worth reminding that Sun Tzu, just like me, considered war as a necessary evil, ... More >

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Top 10 WebLogic Performance Metrics to Proactively Monitor a Server Farm

In my years of experience with Weblogic monitoring, I came up with a list of key metrics that can help determine the health of my server farm. These early indicators allow me to set pro-active steps instead of waiting for end users to ... More >

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Ranking this year’s Digital Valentine’s Day 2015

With tomorrow being Valentine’s Day, many people are thinking back to how they met their significant others. One thing that stands out is how pervasive digital channels have become as a wildly popular way for people to meet and even fall in ... More >

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SharePoint System Performance Check beyond CPU and Memory

If you are responsible for keeping your SharePoint Deployment healthy I assume that “traditional” system monitoring – whether via SCOM, the Performance Monitor or other tools, is on top of your list. But if your first reaction on constant ... More >

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Top DevOps Tools We Love

The word DevOps is a portmanteau of "development" and "operations". However, anyone who knows "The Phoenix Project" by Gene Kim et al. will agree that its radius is much wider than what the term suggests: it's a melting pot that combines ... More >