Announcing Deterministic Root Cause

OpsDataStore is pleased to announce a dramatic addition to our existing 1.2 product, Deterministic Root Cause. Leveraging our patent pending Dynamic Topology Mapping engine, allows OpsDataStore to do anomaly analysis on factual relationships over time. Since we know, for example, upon which virtual server, host and datastore a transaction is running, and since we know this for a fact (i.e., not via correlation), we can then perform accurate pair-wise anomaly analysis on transactions and their supporting virtual and physical infrastructure.

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Set Your Monitoring Data Free

We very recently had a great conversation with a very large global enterprise. That company told us that their two strategic initiatives for monitoring in 2017 were:

  1. To set their monitoring data free from the tools that produce this data
  2. To make the resulting “freed up” data consumable to people in whatever tools that they wanted to consume the data in

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Cisco Acquires AppDynamics – Implications

On January 24, 2017 Cisco announced its intent to acquire AppDynamics a leading vendor in the Application Performance Management market. The price was announced as approximately $3.7B in cash and assumed equity awards. This acquisition is likely to shake up the management software business at all layers of the stack.  Read more


OpsDataStore and ExtraHop Revolutionize VMware vSphere Performance Management

In OpsDataStore 1.2, we added the wire data metrics from our partner ExtraHop to the product. Read the entire announcement here.  But for this post we wanted to drill down into the outstanding benefits that come from just combining the metrics and relationships from VMware vSphere with the metrics and relationships from ExtraHop. Read more


Visibility into VMware for AppDynamics and Dynatrace Monitored Applications

We attended AppDynamics AppSphere last week, and it was a great event. All of the attendees were very energized by what they were doing and are going to be doing with AppDynamics – who have clearly cemented themselves in a leadership position in the APM industry. Read more

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