In a new report, Gartner has stated that “Given the complexity, modularity and volatility that characterize modern IT systems, I&O leaders must take a data-centric approach to monitoring, even for reactive tasks like performance incident root cause analysis. Wire data, log data and API-based utilization metric data are essential sources.”
DataCenter Knowledge has published an article on how to avoid outages and their related war rooms. I this article I go through how monitoring needs to be reinvented to be able to deal with the highly dynamic and distributed modern IT environment click to read.
Read, “How to Avoid the Outage War Room” here.
TechTarget has published a new article on using a Business Value Dashboard to Justify IT Spending. The key is to determine the IT metrics relevant to the business and to present these metrics in a context meaningful to the business.
OpsDataStore plays a crucial role in this process by relating IT infrastructure metrics to application and transaction level metrics and then making this data available in popular BI tools like Tableau and Qlik.