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From the C-level on down throughout enterprise organizations, whether a disruptive start-up or an established Fortune heavyweight, companies are focused on digital innovation of new products and services and digital transformation of long established product lines, services, and proces...
Today we announced the general availability of AppDynamics Winter ’16 Release that brings significant enhancements to our Application Intelligence Platform to provide essential support for businesses’ digital transformation initiatives. The AppDynamics Application Intellige...
We know transitioning an enterprise to the digital era is more than just signing on the dotted line. It requires an organization-wide effort to prepare and invest in tools and services that enables the transformation and help companies measure impact of poor user experience. Dimensiona...
Microservices are a type of software architecture where large applications are made up of small, self-contained units working together through APIs that are not dependent on a specific language. Each service has a limited scope, concentrates on a specific task and is highly independent...
This blog post is inspired by my observations from the field, including real customers and real applications. Everybody knows the importance of using proper logic to synchronize data access across multiple threads, it is a very common question during technical interviews. The followin...
Gartner’s Magic Quadrant is a branded research methodology which ranks technology providers ability to address a specific technology market as defined by the analysts. This means the company’s ability to execute and vision for the market is the focus of the research. This 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 ...
 The official theme of this year’s Mobile World Congress event is, perhaps somewhat obviously, “Mobile is Everything.” While this theme may come across as both reductive and self-congratulatory from an event that is dedicated to everything remotely related to the...
In today’s modern computing age, constant enhancements in software innovations are driving us closer to an era of software revolution. Perhaps in the distant future, that may be how the 21st century is remembered best. Among the popular software languages out there, however, Java conti...
Recently I’ve been working with some of my larger customers on ways they can revamp their performance testing using AppDynamics. During this process, what became evident was that performance testing with an APM tool is much different than performance testing without. As part of t...
Python began life in the late 1980s. It was developed by Guido van Rossum at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, a math and computer science research center in Amsterdam Science Park in the Netherlands. Van Rossum continues to be an influential figure in the development and guidance of Pyt...
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 wor...
AppDynamics Application Intelligence provides the business and operational insights into application performance, user experience and business impact of software applications. At the core of the application intelligence platform is the metric processing engine that helps record, track ...
The AppDynamics Pro product has boasted an agent for instrumenting Node.js application components for several releases now, which is providing many customers with end to end transaction visibility across their applications incorporating Node.js tiers, as well as - uniquely - method lev...
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 wor...
 2015 was nothing short of monumental for AppDynamics. As we we continued to expand across the country and around the globe, AppDynamics development was hard at work enhancing our existing product portfolio, and introduced brand new product capabilities around analytics.   Ev...
As we discussed in Part 1 of this two-part article series, there are many Python frameworks. Python.org breaks them down into three formats: full-stack, less than full-stack, and micro-stack. Today we are going to make it simple and separate them into full-stack and micro-stack. You...
Sometimes it feels like you’re bound to hit MySQL eventually, regardless of where you dig on the Internet. It lies beneath the biggest sites, such as Lucent, Facebook, Drupal, WordPress, Google, Joomla and countless other major frameworks, and it’s so huge it has its own le...
ES6 is a major update to the JavaScript language, the first since the adoption of ES5 in 2009. The features of ES6 are being incorporated into JavaScript engines around the web right now, and the changes are far reaching. The new features in ES6 show how far JavaScript has come over t...
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 our first article, we looked at some of the basics of securing databases, examined several examples of major data breaches, and reviewed best practices companies use to prevent hackers from accessing sensitive information. In this article, we are going to look at some advanced datab...
I recently had an opportunity to participate in the SPS Commerce DevOps day event; with over 100 engineers gathered to discuss topics ranging from remote team management, automation frameworks, managing docker deployments, and of course how dynamic monitoring can enable a more agile cu...
Read more about Gannett’s work with AppDynamics in the full case study here. We’re always learning about new verticals and industries that implement AppDynamics into their frameworks, creating a better enterprise, and a better experience for their end users. One of tho...
Consider these scenarios: A low-level IT systems engineer spills soda, which takes down a bank of servers; a warehouse fire burns all of the patient records of a well-regarded medical firm; a government division’s entire website vanishes without a trace. Data breaches and failure...
Today’s software defined and driven business requires fast changes in business models, this permeates successful businesses. What this means is that almost every company is learning how to make small rapid changes and adjustments within their business, especially within software system...
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 ...
Amazon Web Services pioneered cloud computing in 2008. Since then, they’ve learned a lot about what enterprises have done to meaningfully adopt the cloud to benefit their businesses. However, migrating to the cloud is often an exhausting process.   Stephen Orban, Global Head...
Data has changed our world.. From our cars, homes, pets, and even our own bodies, data has opened our eyes to behavior patterns and allowed us to catch on to small issues before they become bigger problems. This phenomenon has made huge waves in the healthcare industry, including reduc...
You’ve probably read a lot on what the new year has in store for the enterprise when it comes to digital transformation. The statistics are overwhelming; it’s clearly not an option to maintain your legacy framework in the next generation of innovation and enterprise. IDC reports in its...
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 wor...
PHP 7 is the latest version of the popular programming language PHP. Released in December 2015, PHP 7 offers fast performance for websites and online applications. There are some significant differences between PHP 7 and the previous version of the language, PHP 5.6. Let’s take a...
In the age of digital transformation, customer experience is the ultimate battleground. Every sector is striving to cater to their customers in effective and convenient ways. Therefore, the need to understand these customer journeys has never been more vital than it is right now —...
Wow, what a year! We know everyone is extremely busy, and maybe, just maybe, you weren’t able to read all of the blogs we produced throughout the year. It’s ok, we forgive you. Don’t worry, you’re in luck. We’ve decided to roll-up all of our most popular b...
The Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference was held in Las Vegas earlier this month, and attracted over 3,500 attendees and over 113 sponsors including AppDynamics. We had a lot of users stop by, and I spent at least 8-10 hours at the booth talking t...
The previous article presented an introduction SQL and NoSQL. This article builds on these topics by reviewing six of the top performance metrics to capture to assess the health of your database in your enterprise application. Specifically this article reviews the following: Business T...
The 2015 edition of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for APM published this week. There were several interesting changes, the first being that the name of the research has been changed. The research is now titled “APM Suites” versus simply APM. The second big change is the lead author; the 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 wor...
Stuck in Vegas for two weeks, longing to be back home, it was a trial of might and perseverance. The first week was spent at AppDynamics AppSphere, and the second at the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference. (Look for a post next week on the Gartne...
Matt Mullenweg, the CEO of Automattic, the parent corporation of WordPress, generated a lot of excitement when he announced recently that WordPress.com was beginning to migrate away from PHP to JavaScript and Node.js in particular. Why would the No. 1 content management system in the w...
With more than 1500 attendees, 45 speakers and a cherry red Tesla, the second annual AppSphere was a total success. After 5 days in Vegas, you can bet there was probably a little too much poker, a ton of interesting breakout sessions, and a lot of tweets coming from the application int...