March 23, 2010

Application Performance Management: 10 Questions to Ask Before Buying

In this white paper, InformationWeek covers the basics of application performance management (APM) and suggests 10 questions to ask that will help determine whether an APM solution will deliver true business value. They are: Which applications can be monitored? How does the product discover the root cause of a performance

Microsoft Delivers OData SDKs

Microsoft has announced the released of a new software development kit for the Open Data Protocol. According to the company, the new SDK will “make it easier for developers to access data from the cloud to create more compelling cross-platform Web applications.” The release takes an HTTP and Atom-based approach

Apple Now Taking Devs’ iPad App Store Submissions

Apple Now Taking Devs’ iPad App Store SubmissionsGet your app in this week if you want it to be available on launch day. Apple has informed developers that they have until 5 pm PDT on March 27 to submit their apps if they would like them to be available when

Google Releases Web Security Scanner

Google has released a new open-source security scanner named “Skipfish” that detects code which is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, SQL and XML injection, and other types of attacks. Developers already have several open source tools that allow them to test Web apps for security tools, but Skipfish is said to

DynaTrace Beefs Up Support for Microsoft Applications

Developers looking for better visibility into the lifecycles of their Microsoft and .NET applications might want to check out dynaTrace 3.2, new software from dynaTrace, an application performance management vendor. dynaTrace updated its flagship product to provide complete performance management coverage for the Microsoft application stack, enabling developers to monitor,