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What’s New in uberAgent 3.0

One of the (many) great things about Splunk is that data, once indexed, is not being tampered with. Of course you can choose for how long you want to retain your data, but Splunk won’t go and average multiple older events into one, because that would flatten peaks and remove potentially important detail. This means […]

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Upcoming uberAgent Webinars in English and German

uberAgent is the perfect monitoring and analysis tool for virtualized and physical Windows workloads. In a nutshell it tells you what is going on and why things are slow. Seeing is Believing There are a number of easy ways to see what uberAgent can do in practice: You could watch one of our videos. Or […]

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What’s New in uberAgent 2.1

In version 2.1 uberAgent collects detailed ICA, PCoIP and RDP remoting client properties. Yes, that is right, we have added support for VMware Horizon View to our user experience and application performance monitoring product. Read on for more goodness! (more…)

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What’s New in uberAgent 2.0

The most important change in version 2.0 of uberAgent is the new architecture. In addition to that we have made many other improvements, significantly reducing the agent’s footprint while increasing the quality of the collected data. Architecture Most Splunk apps that collect data on monitored endpoints are implemented as so-called Scripted or Modular Inputs. uberAgent […]

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What is Splunk and How Does it Work?

You have probably heard of Splunk, but can you describe what it does to a colleague in a few sentences? That is not easy. Splunk does not belong in any traditional category but stands apart from the crowd. That makes it interesting, but also the explaining harder. Here is my attempt. (more…)

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Boot IO Analysis with uberAgent for Splunk 1.5

Analysing slow boots is a difficult task. You need to install software like XPerf and master its far-from-intuitive command line options to generate a trace file that you can then analyze. Once you find a possible cause for the long startup duration you never know if it is specific to the machine you analyzed or […]

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How-to: XenApp/RDS Sizing and Capacity Planning with uberAgent for Splunk

Do you know the maximum number of users each of your terminal servers can host with acceptable performance? You may have found out the hard way how many are too many – but how many are just right? Farm sizing and server capacity planning are typical tasks for consultants who often have a hard time […]

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Application Usage Metering with uberAgent for Splunk

uberAgent has been pretty good at monitoring applications for some time. It is capable of auto-grouping processes to applications and showing IOPS and other stats per application in addition to per process. All this gets even better today: beta 2, available now, adds application usage metering to the feature list. (more…)

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Introducing uberAgent for Splunk

uberAgent for Splunk takes Windows monitoring a step further. uberAgent does not just collect data – it gives you the information that matters. Other monitoring products rely on the performance counters built into Windows. uberAgent has its own metrics, covering key aspects of user experience and system performance. (more…)

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