PERFORMANCE CENTER AT BLACKROCK

The SGG Team stood up a HP Performance Center environment at BlackRock that will be used to test their global iShares systems. In addition to the environment setup, the SGG Team provided training for onsite and offshore resources on the load testing product and also developed all their initial load test scripts using the LoadRunner[…]

MACY’S: EXPANDING DYNATRACE ARCHITECTURE & CAPABILITIES

SGG Consulting extended the existing dynaTrace platform at Macy’s to support monitoring data from hundreds of JVMs, which was accomplished by restructuring the monitoring components on the virtual infrastructure to offload data collection and processing, as well as, upgraded the Oracle database software and hardware to ensure maximum scalability. Along with improving the infrastructure, SGG[…]

INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING AT MACY’S

SGG Consulting instrumented over 1000 servers and VMware instances in the Macy’s operations area using HP SiteScope on a recent two month engagement.  This agentless based monitoring will capture infrastructure health (CPU, memory, disk utilization, process uptime, and system events) across a large portion of the enterprise.

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH COMPUWARE

SGG Consulting has formed a partnership with Compuware, a leader in Application Performance Monitoring (APM), to provide best of breed monitoring solutions for their insurance, banking, and retail clients.  SGG pursued this strategic partnership when it became clear that Compuware is committed to providing the best products and services in their industry. SGG has consultants[…]

ENTERPRISE MONITORING AT MACY’S

SGG Consulting has architected and implemented an end-to-end enterprise monitoring solution for the Macy’s backend product system. The solution features an integrated dashboard that combines key performance indicators from the following tools: HP Business Service Monitoring (BSM), which provides business process monitoring (BPM) data using synthetic transactions. HP Real User Monitoring (RUM), integrated with BSM[…]

MAJOR NORCAL INSURANCE COMPANY IMPLEMENTS DYNATRACE

SGG Consulting implements Compuware dynaTrace at a major NorCal insurance company to provide deep diagnostic visibility into their J2EE & .Net Claims, Membership, and Auto Insurance applications.  The monitoring solution provides their engineers and operations staff with deep visibility into code execution, JVM stats, and transaction traceability throughout the environment topology.  Additionally, the company is[…]

ISHARES GLOBAL ROLLOUT

BlackRock, the worlds largest asset manager, hired SGG Consulting to performance test the rollout of their new iShares platform.  The testing used HP LoadRunner to generate thousands of transactions per second from network hubs around the world.  Through several iterations of testing and tuning at the application and Akamai caching layers, the company was able[…]

MAJOR NORCAL INSURANCE COMPANY ADOPTS DC RUM

A leading in provider of insurance and membership services, adopted Compuware DC RUM to monitor their 10 most critical applications from the network perspective.  The SGG Consulting team led the deployment and configuration of the RUM probes in their 3 major data centers.  This monitoring provides a real time view into client, network, and application[…]