To find the best Application Performance Management (APM) solution for your business, you first need to know the right questions to ask about an APM tool. A lot of solutions offer various functionalities and features, but only a few can give the benefits your company needs. Asking the right questions of your solution vendors will help you determine the right application performance management tools for your business.
What Is APM and Why Is It Important?
Gartner defines application performance management as one or more software and hardware components that facilitate monitoring. APM should meet five main functional dimensions:
- End-user experience monitoring
- Runtime application architecture discovery modeling and display
- User-defined transaction profiling
- Component deep-dive monitoring in an application context