Application Performance Management 

Why you need APM if you are running apps in Docker containers

Popular platform brings new monitoring challenges, but CA APM is up to the task.

Docker has taken the application economy by storm over the past year, becoming an essential tool for building and running software. The open platform allows you to package an application into a standardized unit for software development and deployment– ensuring that it will always run the same, regardless of the environment.

Docker container adoption is extremely popular among developers, and it is quickly shifting to production, forcing application monitoring tools to adapt to be able to monitor applications deployed in a Docker environment.

Using CA Application Performance Management to monitor Docker containers

Although Docker containers bring a lot of advantages to the table, they can also bring new challenges to enterprise IT in implementation, deployment and monitoring. But help is available.

New enhancements in CA APM 10 enable users to gather and report on metrics provided by the Docker platform, giving operations teams complete visibility into the performance and availability of both the application and the Docker container.

CA’s strides in the modern monitoring capabilities of CA APM have not gone unnoticed. In fact, users ranked CA Technologies as the number 1 vendor in Docker container monitoring on IT Central Station, a leading IT peer review service that helps enterprise professionals evaluate technology solutions based on customer experiences.

IT Central Station is trusted by thousands of enterprise tech professionals for product reviews and comparisons and an excellent place to see what real users have to say about CA APM.

To learn more about how to monitor your Docker containers with CA APM, register for the May 10 webcast at 11 a.m. ET, hosted by the CA APM Community.


Ashley George is an associate product marketing manager at CA Technologies, focusing on Application Performance…

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