Are your applications ready to serve their users?
When applications perform slowly—hen connections are dropped or transactions hang—it can be difficult to track down the root cause. Today's applications are complex, often multi-tiered, and they may call multiple other applications or services, including services running in remote data centers.
Application developers might point at the network; network administrators might point at the application. Who's right? And how can the problem be fixed as quickly as possible?
Ending the Blame Game: Troubleshooting Distributed Application Performance