Originally published here by Bryan Casey, June 10, 2019.
What is Application Performance Management (APM)?
Application Performance Management (APM) is a software-based solution that allows you to ensure that your applications, websites, and other critical infrastructure are running at peak performance. More specifically, APM does the following:
- Measures application availability and performance.
- Automates actions to recover from application or infrastructure performance issues.
- Provides the visibility and tools to diagnose and troubleshoot problems before they impact operations or end users’ experience with the application environment. This includes inefficient disk usage, memory leaks, insufficient hardware resources, network and configuration issues on your databases, application servers, websites, middleware, transactions, and, of course, applications.
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