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BMC Transaction Management Application Response Time (TMART) has been replaced by TrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer. TrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer leverages the TrueSight architecture and provides a single integrated platform for managing applications and infrastructure with a modern user interface while also eliminating the need to deploy and maintain a standalone TMART database and TMART Central user interface. TrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer delivers the most recent version of Silk Performer, which provides access to additional scripting capabilities.

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End-of-support dates

Release notes and notices

Additional resources

Migrating from BMC TM ART

Affected component

BMC Transaction Management Application Response Time (TMART)

Replacement technology

TrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Borland Silk Performer  

 

Feature and function matrix

Feature or function

TMART

Synthetic Monitor

Comments

Latest application, protocol, API, browsers

NoYesThe TMART Workbench is replaced with the Silk Performer Workbench, which is a newer version with updated capabilities including support for the latest applications and protocols.

Integration with Silk Test

YesYesThe same integration that was available in TMART with Silk Test is available in TrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer.

Unified with TrueSight Server and Console

NoYesTrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer leverages the TrueSight Presentation Server. The TrueSight Presentation Server delivers a modernized user experience with customizable dashboards and enhanced graphics and navigation. This new user interface is responsively designed so that users may access their views from tablets as well as traditional desktops or laptops.

Dependency on external commercial database

YesNoTrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer has an embedded big data database that is installed, configured, and maintained by the solution without user intervention.

Ability to handle large transaction volumes

NoYesTrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer is highly scalable and eliminates the need for multiple TMART installations. TrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performermetrics per hour exceeds the amount supported in a single TMART installation.

Cloud-ready infrastructure

NoYesTrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer agents (Synthetic TEA Agents) "phone home," sending their data to the central server components. This communication flow from the agent to the server means that TrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer easily supports applications that are hosted in the cloud.

Multi-tenancy

NoYesTrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer supports multi-tenancy.

Bulk updates (scripts, scheduling criteria, etc.)

YesYesTrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer includes REST APIs for performing bulk updates.

TrueLog visibility via web UI

YesYesIdentical support for TrueLog in both TMART and TrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer.

Event and data integration

YesYesTrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer integration is available for event and data integration with TrueSight Operations Management.

Integration with other APM products

NoYesTrueSight Synthetic Monitor with Silk Performer leverages the TrueSight architecture. TrueSight provides a consolidated infrastructure for application management including synthetic transaction management, end user experience monitoring, and infrastructure management. Integrated views of application health, which include impacted executions alongside real end user and infrastructure metrics, make troubleshooting and root cause analysis easier.

Application impact mode based on transaction data

NoYesNew application health views reflect application impact based on synthetic transactions. These application health views, as well as all of the other synthetic data views, are shown within the TrueSight Presentation Server.

OOTB reports based on synthetic data

YesYesOOTB reports on application performance and availability are available in TrueSight Reporting.

Extended scheduling (exclusions, cascading, run once)

YesYes 

Contact your BMC Sales Representative to see whether a contractual migration is required.