Category Archives: Performance Management

Can we really make Autonomic Network systems succeed?

The real world is uncertain. Thats a given. Our networks, at their most fundamental, carry the real world from one point to another and therefore by definition carry that uncertainty during every moment they operate. Any autonomic system which seeks … Continue reading

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Rustyice Pulse hits a reassuring rhythm.

As if monitoring and managing all of the devices on your company’s network isn’t complicated enough, new and more complex business applications are constantly being brought into the fold. You are expected to seamlessly integrate them into your monitoring and … Continue reading

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Is Your New Application a Network Killer?

Whenever a new application is rolled out on the network, IT must be able to predict with confidence how it will perform for the business. Moreover, other mission-critical applications must not be negatively impacted. Solutions that provide network performance analysis … Continue reading

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How to set a network performance baseline for network monitoring

Why the need for a network performance baseline? In the simplest terms, a network performance baseline is a set of metrics used in network performance monitoring to define the normal working conditions of an enterprise network infrastructure. Engineers use network … Continue reading

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MRTG data storage

MRTG stores the following granularities of data: 600 5-minute samples:  covering  2   days and 2 hours 600 30-minute samples: covering 12.5 days 600 2-hour samples:   covering  50   days 732 1-day samples:   covering  732   days Because these ranges are appended,(collected linearly one after the other), … Continue reading

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