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We’re less than two weeks away from our October 19th AppD Summit event in New York City. From renowned IT thought leaders and innovative breakout sessions — not to mention the unique and scenic venue at Pier 36 — attendees are in for a day full of cutting edge information and exciting ...
In anticipation of our New York City Summit Event on October 19th, we’re highlighting some of the great partners who will be in attendance in this Exhibitor Series. We’re excited to share our latest Q&A with Assaf Resnick, CEO of BigPanda. (The image above shows how BigPanda’s powe...
Apple announced their latest phones during their September 12 event at the Steve Jobs theatre. The biggest news was the release of iPhone X and its use of FaceID technology. As expected, consumers, analysts, and Apple fans alike are quite excited. From a developer perspective, however,...
In anticipation of our New York City Summit Event on October 19th, we’re highlighting some of the great partners who will be in attendance in this Exhibitor Series. We’re excited to share our latest Q&A with Charles Crouchman, Chief Technology Officer of Turbonomic.  AppD: What was...
This blog series highlights how we use our own products to test our events service which currently ingests more than three trillion events per month. With fast iterations and deliverables, testing has always been a continuously evolving machine — and a reason why AppDynamics is alignin...
In anticipation of our New York City Summit Event on October 19th, we’re highlighting some of the great partners who will be in attendance in this Exhibitor Series. We’re excited to share our latest Q&A with Nathan Brice, Senior Offering Manager, Z Systems Monitoring & AP...
In anticipation of our New York City Summit Event on October 19th, we’re highlighting some of the great partners who will be in attendance in this Exhibitor Series. We’re excited to share our latest Q&A with Carmen Carey, CEO of Apica. AppD: What was the impetus behind Apica’...
Today, enterprises worldwide are moving towards a cloud-first strategy with the promise of benefits like agility, scalability, and innovation-at-speed. However, migrating to the cloud can also present issues with security, compliance, performance, and more. As a result, it’s critical f...
In anticipation of our New York City Summit Event on October 19th, we’re excited to launch our Exhibitor Series, highlighting some of the great partners who will be in attendance. To kickoff the series, we conducted a Q&A with Mike Silvey, Co-founder and Executive Vice Presid...
Our summer internship has come to an end. Our interns put in hard work this summer across their different departments and have made quite an impact here at AppDynamics. While we’re sad they’re making their way back to school, we know they are taking many important lessons with them. In...
By most definitions, with just 26 keywords, a terse spec, and a commitment to orthogonal features, Go is a simple language. Go programmers are expected to use the basic building blocks offered by the language to compose more complex abstractions. Over time, best-in-class solutions to f...
  It’s Friday, July 28th, 2017, 7 PM, and I’m sitting down to start writing this blog post. It’s the last day of the quarter and I’ve just finished week six of my eleven-week summer internship at AppDynamics. Realizing that I’ve passed the halfway point, I figured now was as good ...
IDG research* suggests nearly a third of employees who resolve disruptions reside in application development teams. These developers are regularly challenged to deliver business critical applications that provide the best possible user experience with high reliability. While there are ...
Large financial services enterprises are known to invest in tools which are not always fully adopted. Many are excellent tools which for one reason or another ended up being adopted to a fraction of their potential or, even worse, were shelved without making an appearance in a producti...
With the mobile era upon us, the way we conduct business or communicate with our friends and family has changed significantly. Thanks to smartphones and tablets, we rely on mobile apps more and more. Because of this, mobile apps are big business. In fact, in 2016 alone the estimated gl...
The best learning experiences are hands-on experiences. That’s why at AppDynamics we invest so heavily in our summer internship program. We feel it’s important that college students and postgraduate students have opportunities to grow and expand. This year we are fortunate to have 14 i...
The digital revolution is redefining business models, go-to-market strategies, sales tactics and much more across every industry and vertical. To stay competitive, businesses are shifting their focus of simply selling physical products to new ways they can improve the entire customer e...
Node.js is a popular choice with application development teams due to its event-driven, non-blocking, flexible, lightweight and extensible framework which enables faster innovation and adoption of microservices. AppDynamics has supported monitoring of Node.js since 2014. It has been a ...
At AppDynamics, we believe that business success means people success. Without one, the other is difficult. And at the end of the day, it all starts with people. Recruiting and retaining the best talent in the industry is tough, but it’s a crucial step to deliver the long-term business...
Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been at it for a while, programming with the right tools can make a huge difference in a project’s success. The proper tools allow you to write better code and to quickly identify bugs. All of this makes your code better. Period. If your progr...
Get ready. AppD Summit is coming to New York. Registration is now open for our free event – Enterprise Velocity – in New York City, Thursday, October 19th. Coming off a wildly successful first-ever AppD Summit event in London earlier this year, we’re bringing the event stat...
Enterprises have never been under more pressure to deliver digital experiences at the high bar set by the likes of Facebook, Google, and Amazon. According to our recent App Attention Index 2017, consumers expect more from applications than ever before. And if you don’t meet those expec...
Today’s consumers are now accustomed to lightning-fast digital experiences thanks to the high bar set by Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. In 2017, every second counts and even minor issues can have a significant impact on the success or failure of a brand interaction. Our latest re...
What’s new is an all-different look and feel and an ever expanding knowledge base of content to help speed your success using AppDynamics products. Over the past several months, we’ve been working hard to redesign the AppDynamics Community based on your feedback. Today, we&...
Specsavers CIO Phil Pavitt has worked for 18 companies in a stellar 35-year career in technology, across organisations as varied as Transport for London, Centrica, Aviva, and HMRC, the UK government department responsible for revenue and customs. Phil was a star speaker at the recent A...
One of the most highly rated sessions at AppSphere 2016 and again this May at AppD Summit Europe was AppDynamics Senior Sales Engineer Andy Jackson’s dashboard top tips presentation. If you’re an AppDynamics customer, this is a not-to-be missed opportunity to learn how to c...
If you’re new to programming, Python is a great first language. It has a gentle learning curve, which enables you to experience the joys of programming early and often. Python’s clear and concise syntax allows you to focus on the fundamentals of programming without too much...
On this planet, water is essential. Air is essential. And I could argue that for APM, Thomas Tammann’s “10 Tips for Every New AppDynamics Customer” is essential. While his “Top 10” doesn’t carry the same life-dependent intensity as sun to earth, it is core to success for modern APM. I’...
ServiceNow Knowledge17 kicks off this week in Orlando, Florida. Right across the street from Gartner ITOSSS, AppDynamics will have a booth and presence at both events. I’ll be leading a lunch session at the Gartner event, along with a panel featuring several key customers discussing th...
First London. Next, the world. AppDynamics has been a global company for most of our eight years of existence. But as every new company knows, no matter how much technology shrinks the world, breaking into overseas markets is a tricky and slow process. We’re looking to get a big ...
Atlassian is an undisputed leader in providing tools for DevOps teams to plan, build, track, ship, and collaborate. That’s why we’re excited to announce our collaboration with Atlassian to provide stronger integrations between AppDynamics and multiple Atlassian tools, starting with an ...
Gartner’s recently published CIO survey provides a useful set of data that puts our daily work into perspective. As I’ve done in the past, I’ll break down the regional analysis early in the calendar year. I’ve done a vertical analysis of these results in a recen...
Application Performance is a specialist APM consultancy and long-term AppDynamics partner. They’re a Platinum sponsor at AppD Summit Europe and I was delighted to interview partner Mick McGuinness ahead of the event. Can you tell me a little about Application Performance — history, foc...
As the premier global provider of market intelligence for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets, the International Data Corporation plays a crucial role in informing the industry of significant advancements. Recently, AppDynamics has been recog...
Since its initial release in December 2015, PHP 7 has earned praise by early adopters for its new language features and impressive performance improvements. But developers beware: Glaring security holes lurk beneath the glamour of a new release. In late December 2016, security research...
Today’s enterprises are revamping the way they deliver services. This shift is key to digital transformations and the general trend towards business agility. This realignment must also encompass the way services are procured, provisioned, and operated with an end-to-end process. ...
It goes without saying the goal of adding functionality is to add a new feature without it disrupting everything else. It’s also nice when you fix a bug without it breaking the system. But, unfortunately most of us have encountered that awkward moment when a new check-in broke th...
One of the more memorable sights from AppSphere 2016 in Las Vegas was the vast queue of delegates waiting to start their Hands-on Labs sessions. In fact, interest was so high that we accommodated some of our participating attendees into conference rooms just to handle the overflow traf...
There are some big red flags that signify your DevOps department needs an overhaul. Your deployment process seems to take forever. It only work from a few developers’ computers. It’s different for each server you deploy to. Sound familiar? Luckily the warning signs of a DevOps depar...
I was delighted to spend time with container guru Liz Rice recently, ahead of the presentation Liz will deliver at AppD Summit Europe. There are over 460K Dockerized applications and more than 5 billion containers have been pulled so far. Why do you think containers as a concept have c...