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Cloud application performance management: Doing the job right

Cloud application performance management is increasingly important to every organization whose business relies on a cloud environment. This guide offers expert advice for taking an effective approach.

Just as with other infrastructures, application performance is a key metric in most cloud environments. But many companies aren't yet using cloud application performance management or monitoring tools -- or aren't using them effectively.

This guide, packed with information from and other TechTarget sites, offers a multifaceted view of cloud application performance management, including real-life examples of the approach in action. Read the articles, browse the glossary and view the video to learn about using cloud application performance management to achieve optimal performance and availability.

Working with cloud APM

1. Cloud APM issues, benefits and future

Learn about working with cloud application performance management. What are the issues with cloud APM and what are effective tips for working out these kinks? Find out the latest on cloud APM and what is in store for the future of this cloud space here.

APM tools

2. Cloud APM tools

What are the necessary cloud APM tools? How effective are they? What is the difference between a service and a tool? Learn about cloud APM tools in this section.

Optimizing Cloud APM

3. Cloud APM expert video

Learn how to best optimize cloud application performance management with advice from industry experts.


4. Cloud app performance terms

What exactly is application performance management? Fine-tune your knowledge with this glossary of terms relevant to the topic of cloud app performance.