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Life in the digital transformation Maybe you don’t gamble, but imagine you’re in a major Las Vegas casino feeding some dollars into a slot machine. The reels are spinning. They begin to stop one at a time: Triple Diamond… Triple Diamond… Your adrenaline kicks up… Triple Diamond! Then s...
As part of AppDynamics’ fall 2016 release, we’re excited to announce Business iQ, a new breakthrough App iQ performance engine enabling enterprises to drive success throughout every phase of their digital transformation journey. Built to empower modern CIOs to transition their organiza...
Businesses today need to move at high velocity in order to remain competitive. The digital transformation that has propelled many industries to make investments in their applications now requires tighter alignment between business and IT. In order to achieve ideal velocity, companies m...
It’s that time of the year- Gartner’s next Symposium/ITxpo is taking place in Barcelona this week, and the AppDynamics team is onsite attending again. Last year we were impressed by discussions with CIOs and senior IT executives around how important application performance is to drivin...
Think of an austere, windowless room filled with massive metallic machines. All are hooked together with multi-colored wires and covered in lights that blink at random. What metaphor would you use to describe that? Odds are, you wouldn’t say, “A cloud.” In reality, &#...
For the second year in a row, I’ve been honored with the task of managing the Deep Dive sessions at AppSphere. This year we have some really great sessions planned. Much of the content is focused on what we’ve delivered in the last year and what’s coming up in the fut...
Containers have grown tremendously in popularity in recent years. Originally conceived as a way to replace legacy systems completely, container technology has instead become a way to extend monolithic systems with newer, faster technology. As an example of this growth, the 2016 RightSc...
I always look forward to seeing what’s in store for emerging technology at AppSphere. It’s been an exciting year already for all things connected, from wearables and sensors, to the enterprise ecosystem around the Internet of Things–and it’s only growing. Today,...
“DevOps is trendier than a cronut on a hoverboard.” This is the start of one of four AppSphere 2016 best practices track session abstracts, and I couldn’t agree more with the quote above. When reviewing the many submissions from customers, there was one use case that came up again and ...
Companies know what’s on the line when their applications aren’t performing at their best. It’s no longer excusable to have an outage or slow-to-load page on your site. With attention spans dwindling, a first impression is a lasting one, and if your applications aren’t running properly...
As part of our Application Performance Management solution, AppDynamics automatically discovers the topology of your distributed application (application flow map shows the interconnections between different parts of your application – Figure 1) and provides a unified monitoring ...
 With only a few weeks to go until our third annual AppSphere 2016 user conference, the AppDynamics offices are busier than ever preparing for the big event, and this year we’ve committed to outdoing ourselves when we host this year’s Partner Day. As one of our partner...
Here at AppDynamics, we’ve been gearing up to make AppSphere 2016 our best event yet, full of the expertise, networking opportunities, and tools you’ll need to enhance your abilities and be a leader in your field. Last year we brought together over 1,500 attendees from some...
The transportation industry has seen its fair share of downtime this year. If you’ve been anywhere near the news lately, you have probably seen how severe the effects of a performance outage can be to airlines on a global scale. As the airline industry scales to digitally integrate wit...
Be the first to get certified At AppSphere 2016 this November, AppDynamics University will launch the first in a series of technical certifications for IT professionals who implement and use AppDynamics. As an attendee, you’ll have an opportunity to be among the first to attain our new...
I can’t believe it’s already been a year since AppDynamics AppSphere 2015, seems like it was just yesterday. Once again held at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, AppSphere 2015 had over 1,500 attendees from the world’s top enterprises and included speakers from Pearson, ...
In the newly released report, “The Forrester Wave™: Application Performance Management Solutions, Q3 2016” by Milan Hanson and Eveline Oehrlich, Forrester evaluated and analyzed 14 top Application Performance Management solutions. The firms were evaluated against twenty-eight criteria,...
The age of digital disruption is upon us, as the last decade alone has proven in terms of technology and disruption with the progression of organizations like Uber, Airbnb, and Netflix. We are also on the brink of new disruptions in industry, including banking or payments, insurance, h...
The HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM) and the Hack programming language haven’t really gotten the coverage they deserve. The biggest news in DevOps culture over the past few years had to do with the performance of PHP 7 and the Zend Engine 3. The quieter developments in HHVM may end ...
Over the course of their 12-week program, our interns were given a glimpse of life at AppDynamics. Entering the program wide-eyed and eager to learn beyond expectations, they were exposed to our culture of constant improvement and process optimization. From learning to write “cle...
Welcome to the Dynamic Digest, a weekly recap of the latest news happening in our industry. Want the pulse of what’s going on in enterprise software and analytics, performance management, cloud computing, data, and other like topics? We got you covered!   This week in the wo...
In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s that time of year again. My Facebook feed is back from vacation, filled with stories of parents’ struggles with their children to get them ready for the return to school with new clothes and the necessary supplies. That probably helps ...
In the early days of the web, web pages were static and did not change. Today, however, most websites you visit are like applications you might find on your desktop — they offer dynamic content that changes on the fly. Users can interact with the app and get different information...
This was originally posted on OpenShift’s blog. Introduction Regardless of whether you are developing traditional applications or microservices, you will inevitably have a requirement to monitor the health of your applications, and the components upon which they are built. Furthe...
Companies in the digital marketplace of the 21st century know a customer has their options. They make every minute of the day count for something, and they don’t have time to waste sitting in front of a screen waiting for something to load. If they feel like time is wasted with broken ...
Welcome to the Dynamic Digest, a weekly recap of the latest news happening in our industry. Want the pulse of what’s going on in enterprise software and analytics, performance management, cloud computing, data, and other like topics? We got you covered! This week in the world of ...
Even from a business perspective, application performance management (APM) has become a critical tool in turning business, user, and performance data into relevant insights. Application owners, line-of-business (LOB) managers, and service delivery stakeholders are all investing in APM ...
As part of AppDynamics Summer ‘16 release, we are announcing Microservices iQ, a new intelligent application performance engine, that enables enterprises to efficiently manage microservice based application environments and deliver performance that delights their customers while ...
The purpose of our internship program at AppDynamics is to facilitate student learning opportunities outside of the classroom, allowing students to apply classroom theories to “real world” situations. Our mentors not only teach our interns, they also provide career guidance for their p...
The age of computers is over. You are now living in the age of intelligent processing by just about everything else. Like vacuum tubes and tape drives, desktops and laptops are on their way to becoming odd relics of a distant age, if people remember them at all. That may sound a bit ex...
With the the rise in SaaS-based products and mobile applications, application development teams are becoming a critical stakeholder in application performance. Real-time visibility is critical into seeing how applications work in test, pre-production and production environments to ensu...
As application and infrastructure complexity continues to increase, caused by increased abstraction and dynamism creates challenges when monitoring your environment. End-to-end transaction tracing becomes not just ideal, but essential. Without this visibility, application performance i...
Last week AppDynamics hosted an exclusive networking evening for Financial Services executives at SushiSamba in London. Over 70 tech leaders gathered to enjoy great views over the City (the weather was on our side), excellent food and a panel discussion moderated by Shane Richmond, for...
Research firm, Gartner, conducts two important research projects yearly in the application performance monitoring space. The first is the well known Magic Quadrant. The Magic Quadrant compares the vision and execution of vendors in a specific market. In 2014, Gartner also began requiri...
Welcome to the Dynamic Digest, a weekly recap of the latest news happening in our industry. Want the pulse of what’s going on in enterprise software and analytics, performance management, cloud computing, data, and other like topics? We got you covered! This week in the world of ...
Esteemed analyst firm, Gartner, conducts an annual research report to compliment their popular Magic Quadrants. While the Magic Quadrants focus on plotting vendors in any given industry along x- and y-axis based on their vision and execution, this other report focuses on specific uses ...
If you’re just starting, check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 to get up to speed on your guide to the top 5 performance challenges you might come across managing an AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), and how to best address them. We kicked off with the...
This is the final installment of a four-part series on ‘A Day in the Life of Tech Torment’ Chapter 4: The Holistic Approach to End User Monitoring If you’re just checking in, catch up on Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of Sooraya’s story here.  So...
Textbooks have been abandoned and summer is in full force. School is out, and that means we’re welcoming new faces as part of our summer internship program! AppDynamics is growing, and we’re always searching for the brightest to help us build great products! Our top priority is to prov...
If you’re just starting, check out Part 1 and Part 2 to get up to speed on your guide to the top 5 performance challenges you might come across managing an AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), and how to best address them. We kicked off with the ins and ...