“There’s clear consensus that big data has become a big game changer in most, if not all, industries over the last few years. As big data continues to permeate our day-to-day lives, there has been a significant shift of focus from the hype surrounding it to deriving real value from it.

Application performance management, or APM, has become a big data challenge itself, because in today’s digital world,  from log files to API-based telemetry, the quantity of data that APM must now process is exploding. Application performance depends on the performance of software infrastructure, the virtualization layer, and the underlying hardware.