Pandemic pressure has placed many companies in a uniquely challenging position. Deep organizational change is needed, and there has been little time to spare for implementation. In the wake of such a sudden shift in priorities, business leaders have taken an interest in remote and hybrid working options to bolster operational efforts and ensure business continuity during difficult times.
Software applications are increasingly critical for businesses today. They perform key customer-facing roles, power back-office activities, and help us gain greater insight into business activities. Using software gives us greater efficiency and leverage, but can come at a cost in terms of transparency. It can be hard to see how well customers are being served, where they are struggling, or understand why parts of the business aren't working as expected.
There are an increasing number of organizations, who are moving their Virtual Apps and Desktops deployments to Citrix Cloud by using the Virtual Apps and Desktops service. Citrix Cloud allows you to host components such as your core management layer for a Virtual Apps and Desktops deployment in the cloud, managed and kept up to date by Citrix.
At this point, Application Performance Management, or APM, is a very well-established discipline. It has been around since the early 2000s, when solutions like Wily first appeared. The fundamentals of APM haven’t changed much since then. Yet the types of workloads that APM tools must manage have evolved significantly.
Laravel is one of the most beloved web framework for PHP. It was developed as an alternative to CodeIgniter and today is the most popular PHP project on GitHub based on the amount of stars it has received. With the PHP tracing extension v1.8.0, Instana introduced full-featured support for the Laravel framework.
This article is part of a blog series in which we look at back at five years of React usage at Instana. State management is one of the essential aspects of React application architectures. Over the years, we certainly learned a lot about it. This blog post will provide insights into our current state management approaches. Let’s begin with a controversial point first: We don’t use Redux! Redux did not yet exist when we started Instana.
SLOs are important pieces that are used to define Service Level Agreements (SLAs). As described by Wikipedia, “SLOs are specific measurable characteristics of the SLA such as availability, throughput, frequency, response time, or quality.