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This is Part Three of a four-part series on ‘A Day in the Life of Tech Torment’ Chapter 3: Bringing the Performance of Desktop to Mobile and Web-Based Applications If you’re just checking in, catch up on Part 1 and Part 2 of Sooraya’s story here. Customers are increasingly ...
Amazon Web Services (AWS) revolutionizes production application deployments through elastic scalability and an hourly payment plan. Companies can pay for the infrastructure that they need for any given hour of the day, scaling up to meet high user demand during peak hours and scaling d...
This is Part Two of a four-part series on ‘A Day in the Life of Tech Torment’ Chapter 2: Time is Money (and Brand Loyalty) In our previous blog, we met Sooraya, her digital lifestyle, and the challenges that came with maintaining the applications that streamlined everything...
The future of computing will be bifurcated. On one hand, there will be entirely new models for computing such as voice, autonomous agents, and bots, with no traditional user interfaces. On the extreme opposite hand, there will be new user interfaces augmented with our ‘real’ worlds, su...
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, and other topics? We got you covered! This week in the world of technology,...
Amazon Web Services (AWS) revolutionized production application deployments through elastic scalability and an hourly payment plan. Companies can pay for the infrastructure that they need for any given hour of the day, scaling up to meet high user demand during peak hours and scaling d...
Options are great – except when there are too many of them. It should be taught on the first day of Mobile App Development 101 that too many options will just paralyze and frustrate the user. On a macro level, the same is true for all myriad options you face when it comes to building [...
You spent countless hours working out the bugs in your Java application and getting its performance where you need it. During the testing, you noticed the application getting progressively slower over time, outright crashing or exhibiting poor performance. You go through your code and ...
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 techno...
The world of JavaScript frameworks continues to evolve at a fever pitch. Early tools like Mootools continue to thrive while new players like AngularJS and EmberJS burst onto the scene and make significant inroads quickly. Even newer frameworks are appearing on the horizon. In this arti...
Platform as a Service (PaaS) providers have grown rapidly over the last few years. Now you can choose from a number of robust services that can help you rapidly develop, deploy and manage your PHP application. To help you make sense of this crowded market, this article will examine the...
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, and other topics? We got you covered! This week in the world of technology, tech ...
In previous posts, we’ve touched on the key values of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the criteria to check before adopting into IoT. Despite mixed messages on security and standards, there is a clear takeaway that a tidal wave of data is on the way. The major question remains–h...
The new Brave web browser is trying to do something radically different with your boring old browser. Brave burst onto the scene at the start of 2016, positioning itself as the latest battleground in the war between ad producers and ad blockers. Brave is built on the promise of faster ...
Digital business is the norm for many enterprises, yet with this ongoing digital transformation, changes in visibility and service management are paramount. As part of these initiatives, they are deploying modern tooling to support their agile business initiatives. The end users I most...
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 techno...
Enterprises are increasingly moving their applications to the cloud and Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the leading cloud provider. We announced expanded AWS monitoring with the AppDynamics Winter ‘16 release earlier this year. In this blog, I will provide some additional details on the e...
The right tools in your DevOps toolkit can help you successfully enable DevOps in your organization, highlighting an Agile release process and team collaboration. Let me start this post by stating DevOps is not only about tools — without the right people and culture behind it, ev...
The Enterprise Management Associates’ (EMA) defines digital transformation as “transformation initiatives directed at optimizing business or organizational effectiveness via digital and IT services.” If your enterprise is headed towards digital transformatio...
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, and other topics? We got you covered! This week in the world of technology, new p...
In the last few weeks, we’ve introduced the concept of microservices and its role as a business initiative and how to migrate your organization towards a microservices model. Transitioning to microservices creates significant challenges for organizations. This week, I’ll de...
In Part 1 of this series, we introduced you to WSGI and the top 6 WSGI web servers. In this post, we’ll show you the result of our performance benchmark analysis of these servers. There are many production-grade WSGI servers, and we were curious as to how well they performed. To this e...
After releasing our new Python agent in early 2015, we’ve become obsessed with Python performance. One critical area that can impact the performance of your Python stack is your WSGI server. So, of course, we decided to collect the top 6 WSGI servers and put them to the test. In this p...
  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, and other topics? We got you covered! This week in the world of tech...
Cloud-based infrastructure, containers, microservices, and new programming platforms are dominating the media and sweeping across IT departments around the world. For example, the use of Docker containers has exploded in the last few months. In our Introduction to Docker blog, we noted...
Today, modern enterprise is rushing head first into an always-on, digital-centric, mobile world. Organizations that fail to modify their approach to technology will be left by the wayside as others incorporate highly flexible and scalable architectures that adapt quickly and efficientl...
The retail industry is transforming in today’s digital age. Consumer behavior keeps evolving and online spending is skyrocketing. In addition, retail customers are looking for a blended online and in-store experience and expecting brick-and-mortar stores and online channels to be integ...
Welcome back to our Women of AppDynamics series, our showcase of the female talent at AppDynamics. Here, we celebrate the women who serve as both architects for modern technology and role models to all young women. What is it really like to be a woman in tech? Is it possible to achieve...
A few weeks ago I talked about the criteria your team needs to assess before moving forward with adopting into the Internet of Things (IoT) for enterprise. There is definitely no shortage of resources when it comes to accessing the Internet of Things in the market. In fact, the venture...
In the mid-1990s, online shopping took the world by storm with the launch of eBay. These days, the average brick-and-mortar retailer has invested just as much time and planning into its online sales as its floor sales, and many startups skip the physical storefront altogether for a bri...
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 ...
Back in the early days of the modern smartphone era (in the ancient times of 2007) the business of building a mobile application was pretty simple and straightforward. A developer (or two or three) got together because they had an idea. They wrote the app (usually starting with a relat...
In Part One of this Docker primer I gave you an overview of Docker, how it came about, why it has grown so fast and where it is deployed. In the second section, I'll delve deeper into technical aspects of Docker, such as the difference between Docker and virtual machines, the differenc...
Finding the right metric to report on end-user performance can be a challenge given the menu of metrics collected by the many synthetic monitoring products in the market.  In the past, two metrics dominated synthetic benchmarking. The first is the time to download an entire page, ...
Back in the early days of the modern smartphone era (ie. starting in the ancient times of 2007) the business of building a smartphone app was pretty simple and straightforward. A developer (or maybe two or three) got together because they had an idea, they wrote the app (usually starti...
Cyber Monday is the name that marketers give to the Monday after Thanksgiving. It is a vital date in the retail calendar, with millions of consumers around the world logging on to the web each year to find great deals on holiday gifts for their friends and family. Traditionally, many r...
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 ...
In simple terms, the Docker platform is all about making it easier to create, deploy and run applications by using containers. Containers let developers package up an application with all of the necessary parts, such as libraries and other elements it is dependent upon, and then ship i...
Hopefully, by now you’ve recognized the vital importance application performance has on your bottom line. In retail, specifically, this is extremely apparent. Unfortunately, all too often we see some big online retailer have an outage during a peak period. Whether that’s on Black Frida...
As customers’ demand for a convenient, seamless, and personalized digital shopping experience reaches critical mass, there’s been a magnifying focus on the technology underlying the entire process. Retails everywhere are becoming customer-obsessed, investing in innovations ...