Below you’ll find a link to an excellent blog post from Matt Ellis and a related video. The video is very funny, but also very insightful. It really helps you understand the complexity of our IT systems and business applications and how BigData Analytics can help predict problems before them happen as well as quickly isolate those problems. Our business applications continue to grow in complexity with many applications that dynamically provision and deprovision servers as workloads change. The amount of data and complexity can be overwhelming. Traditional application performance management is still critical in ensuring that your environment is being monitored properly, but in many cases, it is not enough.
Read Matt’s blog and view the video here: http://www.servicemanagement360.com/2013/12/03/data-talks-back/