This section provides a consolidated list of articles published by CMG on a monthly basis in their Measure IT magazine. Measure IT is CMG’s monthly magazine with focus on topics related to Performance & Capacity Management. CMG Conference Proceedings : 1976 to 2010Link


Measure IT – Issue 2 2016
  • Queueing Theory Usage Limitations in IT – LinkCMG_Int_Large_Scaled
  • imPACt Conference Update – Link
  • The use of Natural Forecasting Units – Link
  • Q&A : Meet CMG’s new Managing Director – Link
  • Top 10 hit downloads from CMG’s digital library – Link
Measure IT – Issue 1 2016

  • Analyzing High CPU Utilization Issues on an IIS WebServer hosting multiple Web Applications & Services Using Crash/Thread Dumps – Link
  • Better Information from Better Data Visualization – Link
  • The Languages of Capacity Planning: Business, Infrastructure & Facilities – Link

Measure IT – Issue 4 2015

  • Capacity Planning and Project Management by  Chris Greco – Link
  • I have seen this before by Adrian Cockroft – Link
  • Getting to know Rick Lebsack : CMG International President – Link
  • Exploratory Performance Testing by Alex Podelko – Link
  • CMG Digital Library Update by Amy Spellman and Richard Gimarc – Link
  • Training & Education and CMG 2015 by Bryan Drake – Link
  • Events, Notices for National and International Chapters by Richard Gimarc – Link
  • About the authors – Link

Measure IT – May 2015

  • Blofed School Of Management by Stephen Balzac – Link
  • Book Review : Java Performance The Definitive Guide by Suhanya Jesudasan  – Link
  • Memory Caches by Claire Cates – Link
  • Breaking Performance Silos by Alex Podelko – Link
  • Paper or Presentation at Performance & Capacity 2015 by Bryan Drake – Link
  • The Fast Track to CMG Paper Acceptance by Denise Kalm – Link
  • Events, Notices for National and International Chapters by Richard Gimarc – Link
  • About the authors – Link

Measure IT – March 2015

  • Performance Modeling and Capacity Planning in Application Performance Management (APM) by Madhu Tanikella – Link
  • Chess Trap by Stephen Balzac – Link
  • CMG Group Memberships : An affordable option by Denise Kalm – Link
  • CMG Webinars by Amy Spellman – Link
  • Year Round Partnership Opportunities with CMG by Nell Owens- Link
  • CMG 2015 Performance & Capacity Conference by Bryan Drake – Link
  • Events, Notices for National and International Chapters by Richard Gimarc – Link
  • About the authors – Link

Measure IT – February 2015

  • Conceptual Models of Enterprise Applications as Instruments of Performance Analysis by Leonid Grinshpan– Link
  • Plan Bouquets: A Fragrant Approach to Robust Query Processing by Jayant R. Haritsa and Anshuman Dutt – Link
  • Underutilization Epidemic Caused by Distributed Systems – Be the Cure! – by HuyAnh Ngo and Kaleb Walton – Link
  • CMG India 2014 by Adam Grummitt – Link
  • Get on the Fast Track to CMG Paper Acceptance by Denise Kalm – Link
  • CMG – Nashville – Link
  • About the Authors – Link
  • CMG Poll – Link

Measure IT – December 2014

  • Operational Analysis Primer Part IV by Tom Wilson– Link
  • The Role Of Organization Maturity in Process Adoption by Joe Bauer and Rachael Apgar – Link
  • Are Network & Application Performance Related by Madhu Tanikela – Link
  • WILTM : Counting Pages by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Events and Notices for National and International Chapters by Tom Kelman – Link

Measure IT – August 2014

  • Operational Analysis Primer Part III by Tom Wilson– Link
  • The Light is Better Here by Steve Balzac – Link
  • Clustered Database Reporting Solution utilizing Tivoli by Clea Zolotow – Link
  • What I Learned This month : Flash Express by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Hybrid Application Management : Managing Above A Cloudy Infrastructure – Link
  • Events and Notices for National and International Chapters by Tom Kelman – Link

Measure IT – July 2014

  • Operational Analysis Primer Part II by Tom Wilson– Link
  • Capacity Planning & Performance Software Procurement Strategies by Dave Halbig – Link
  • WILTM IDAA Update by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Performance & Capacity 2014 by Kathy Steffens – Link
  • Events and Notices for National and International Chapters by Tom Kelman – Link

Measure IT – April 2014

  • Enterprise Applications in the Cloud A Roadmap to Workload Characterization and Prediction by Leonid Grinspan– Link
  • An Operational Analysis Primer – Part 1 by Tom Wilson – Link
  • Fantasy Games Create Real Leaders by Steve Balzac – Link
  • What i Learned this month – Pony Motors by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Events & Notices by Tom Kelman – North America Chapters & International Chapters

Measure IT – February 2014

  • Performance Challenges in Cloud Computing by Shailesh Paliwal – Link
  • Great Performance Testing Project by Tom Wilson – Link
  • WILTM : IBM Java 7 v/ s Java 6 by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Capacity & Performance 2014 by Katy Steffens – Link
  • Events and notice for National and International Chatpters by Tom Kelman

Measure IT – November 2013

  • Transaction Structure : The part is not the whole by Peter V Eijk – Link
  • Following Prince Charming by Stephen Balzac –  Link
  • WILTM: IBM DB2 Analytics Accelarator by Scott Chapman – Link

Measure IT – September 2013

  • Transaction Structure : The part is not the whole by Peter V Eijk – Link
  • The Eureka Moment by Stephen Balzac –  Link
  • WILTM : Speciality Engine Saving Challenges by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Midwest CMG August Meeting Report by Margaret Greenberg – Link
  • Setting Processor Affinity on Linux by Alex Podelko – Link
  • Brazil CMG Conference 2013 Report by Steve Guendert – Link
  • St. Louis Quarterly Meeting Report by Wayne Allen – Link
  • Technical Debt and why it matters to Capacity Managers by John Rhodes – Link
  • Event notices for national and international chapters by Tom Kelman – Link
  • Book Review by Steve Guendert – Link

Measure IT – August 2013

  • Ingredients for Performance & Capacity Success by Peter V Eijk – Link
  • Future-ready IT Systems with Performance Prediction using Analytical Models by Madhu Tanikella – Link
  • What I Learned This Month: When VARCHAR Makes Sense by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Performance Requirements and Agile Projects, Alex Podelko – Link
  • The Procrustes Method by Steve Balzac – Link
  • North American Regional Events – Link
  • NCCMG Meeting Minutes – Link
  • About the Authors – Link

Measure IT – July 2013

  • Waiting in Link by Peter V Eijk – Link
  • Performance v/s Scalability by Alex Podelko – Link
  • Boiling the Frog by Steve Balzac – Link
  • WILTM – DS8870 by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Workload Dependent Hadoop MapReduce Application Performance Modelling by Dominique Heger – Link
  • Events and Notices for International Chapters by Tom Kelman – Link
  • About the Authors – Link

 Measure IT – June 2013

  • The impact of Downtime and Where Does It Hurt by Peter V Eijk – Link
  • Being Fred Flintsone by Stephen Balzac – Link
  • WILTM : Z10 to ZEC12 Migration by Scott Chapman – Link
  • UK and Euro CMG 2013 by Adam Grummitt – Link
  • Little’s Law’s Assumptions: But I still want to use it. The Goldilocks solution to sizing the system for steady state dynamics – Link
  • Michelson Award Call for Nominations by Steve Guendert – Link
  • Ohio Valley CMG Conference by Ann Knapik – Link
  • The Four Numbers of Capacity Planning – Link
  • Events and notices for National/International Chapters – Link

Measure IT – May 2013

  • Metrics, Are you Measuring Up by Peter V Eijk – Link
  • Solving For X by Bob Wescott – Link
  • WILTM : Server Address Spaces and SYSSTC – Link
  • The Lay Off Checklist by Denish Kalm – Link
  • A Taste Of Jerked Apple by Steve Balzac – Link
  • Utilizing Linux for OC Distance Emulation for SAN to SAN Testing – Link
  • Event Notices by Tom Kelman – Link
  • NCCMG Meeting Report by Denise Kalm – Link

Measure IT – April 2013

  • Availability At Your Service by Peter V Eijk – Link
  • The Missing I by Stephen Balzac – Link
  • WILTM : My Secret Tips and Tools by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Developing Metrics For Network Performance by Bill Jouris – Link
  • Rising IBM Mainframe Software Costs by Kim Eckert – Link
  • Events and Notices by Tom Kelman – Link

Measure IT – March 2013

  • For Want Of A Rubber Band by Stephen Balzac – Link
  • Hadoop Performance Tuning – A Pragmatic and Iterative Approach by Dominique Heger – Link
  • Load Tool for Traffic Generation of Large User Populations by James Brady – Link
  • Predicting Impact of Changes in Application on SLAs: ETL Application Performance by Abhijit Ranjekar – Link
  • WILTM: CCSID Confusion by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Measuring Perceived Performance with Navigation Timing by Vivekanand Bolajwar – Link
  • Capacity : How Full Is your plate by Peter V Eijk – Link
  • Events and Notices by Tom Kelman – Link
  • Recent Chapter Meeting Report by Tom Kelman – Link

Measure IT – Feb 2013

  • That’s An Amazing Serve by Stephen Balzac – Link
  • Alex Podelko : Performance Engineering – A Brief Historical View – Link
  • Bernie Pierce Tribute by Margaret Greenberg – Link
  • Response Time – How Fast Are you Being Served by Peter V Eijk – Link
  • WILTM : DDF. Enclaves Again by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Describing IT Capacity Management – A Call for Action by Joe Bauer – Link
  • Michael Kok – How to Apply Performance Modelling – Link

Measure IT – Issue 10 2012

  • Modelling Application Performance The Series by Michael Kok – Link
  • Resource & Capacities – Article 3 of the Series by Michael Kok – Link
  • Your Own Personal Board Of Directors by Denise Kalm – Link
  • WILTM: PDSE Buffering by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Events and Notices by Tom Kelman – Link
  • Book Review by Clea Zolotow : Career Savy, Keeping and Transforming your Job – Link

Measure IT – Issue 9  2012

  • CMG 12 Workshops Preview by Bill Jouris – Link
  • Notes from the Vice President by Dave Thorn – Link
  • Cloud Application Services (SaaS) & Multi tenant Data Architecture by Shailesh Paliwal – Link
  • Two Main Practical Challenges of Performance Modelling by Alex Podelko – Link
  • WILTM: Collaborative Writing by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Book Review : Drive – The Surprising Truth About What Motivates us by Denise Kalm – Link
  • Adventures (nightmares) in Business Travel by Steve Guendert – Link
  • Events and Notices by Tom Kelman – Link

Measure It – Issue 8 2012

  • Modelling Application Performance : The Series by Michael Kok – Link
  • Applications Have a Usage Volume Too by Michael Kok – Link
  • Performance – See the Bigger Picture by Alex Podelko – Link
  • What I Learned This Month : Enclaves by Scott Chapman – Link
  • CMG China – Trip Report by Adam Grummitt – Link
  • Events and Notices for National Chapter by Tom Kelman – Link
  • Events and Notices for International Chapters by Tom Kelman – Link

Measure IT – Issue 7 2012

  • Eye Of The Hurrican by Stephen Balzac – Link
  • XML v/s Json by Scott Chapman – Link
  • The Gaining Knowledge Progress by Dominique Heger – Link
  • Events and Notices for International Chapters – Link

Measure It – Issue 6 2012

  • Modelling Application Performance : The Series by Michael Kok – Link
  • Applications : Do They Have Performance DNA by Michael Kok – Link
  • Patents : Why or Why not by Ted Northway – Link
  • What I Learned This Month : Compressed References by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Book Review : Positive Intelligence, Why only 20% of Teams Achieve Their Full Potential by Denise Kalm – Link
  • Events and Notices for International Chapters by Tom Kelman – Link

Measure It – Issue 5 2012

  • Reading Your Management by Denise Kalm – Link
  • The Illusion of Leadership – Darth Vader in the Boardroom by Steve Balzac – Link
  • Belford’s Law by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Woman in Advanced Computing Conference Report by Clea Zolotow – Link
  • Events & Notices for International Chapters by Tom Kelman  – Link

Measure It – Issue 4 2012

  • Keeping Databases in Sync During Migration by Avijit Goswami – Link
  • Eye of the Hurricane by Steve Balzac – Link
  • The Mystery of the Scalability of a CPU-intensive Application on an Intel Multi-core Processor with Hyper Threading (HT) by Mark Friedman – Link
  • DB2 Compression by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Events and Notices by Tom Kelman – Link

Measure It – Issue 3 2012

  • The school of management by Stephen Balzac- Link
  • Book Review : Solving Enterprise Application Performance Puzzles, Queuing Models to the rescue by Leonid Grinshpan – Link
  • WILTM : The one page capacity report – Link
  • TCP/IP window sizes in data center migration by Clea Zolotow – Link
  • Soar with your strengths by Denise Kalm – Link
  • The middle kingdom mainframe performance renaissance – Link

Measure It – Issue 2 2012

  • Enterprise Applications in the cloud : Virtualized deployments by Leonid Grinspan – Link
  • Four horseman of business failure by Stephen Balzac – Link
  • Call to arms : CMG 101 – Link
  • APM and the incredible shrinking computer by Mark Preston – Link
  • Book review : The Greening of IT by Dr. John Lamb – Link
  • WILTM : DB2 Lock Duplexing Overhead by Scott Chapman – Link
  • Stressed by Denise Kalm – Link

Measure IT – Issue 1 2012

  • The efficient Light Bulb by Stephen Balzac – Link
  • Consequences of poorly performing software systems – Link
  • Stopping senseless sprawl of private clouds – Link
  • Book review – Tribal Leadership by Dave Logan – Link
  • WILTM : Don’t skip CMG sessions – Link
  • The performance information gap paradox by Dr. Steven Guendert – Link

Measure IT – Issue 9 2011

Measure IT – Issue 8 2011

Measure IT – Issue 7 2011

Measure IT – Issue 6 2011

Measure IT – Issue 5 2011

Measure IT – Issue 4 2011

Measure IT – Issue 3 2011

Measure IT – Issue 2 2011

Measure IT – Issue 1 2011

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