application Archive

APM vs aaNPM – Cutting Through the Marketing BS

Marketing; mixed feelings! I’m really looking forward to the new super bowl ads (some are pure marketing genius) in a few weeks but I really dislike all of the confusion that marketing tends to create in the technology world. In todays blog post I’m going to attempt to cut through all of ...Read More

The Digital Enterprise – Problems and Solutions

According to a recent article featured in Wall Street and Technology, Financial Services (FS) companies have a problem. The article explains that FS companies built more datacenter capacity than they needed when profits were up and demand was rising. Now that profits are lower and demand has not risen as expected the ...Read More

DevOps Scares Me – Part 3

Hey, who invited the developer to our operations conversation? In Devops Scares Me – Part 2 my colleague Dustin Whittle shared his developer point of view on DevOps. I found his viewpoint quite interesting and it made me realize that I take for granted the knowledge I have about what it takes ...Read More

Intelligent Alerting for Complex Applications – PagerDuty & AppDynamics

Today AppDynamics announced integration with PagerDuty, a SaaS-based provider of IT alerting and incident management software that is changing the way IT teams are notified, and how they manage incidents in their mission-critical applications.  By combining AppDynamics’ granular visibility of applications with PagerDuty’s reliable alerting capabilities, customers can make sure the right ...Read More

AppDynamics & Splunk – Better Together

A few months ago I saw an interesting partnership announcement from Foursquare and OpenTable.  Users can now make OpenTable reservations at participating restaurants from directly within the Foursquare mobile app.  My first thought was, “What the hell took you guys so long?” That integration makes sense on so many levels, I’m surprised ...Read More

Exceptional Performance Improvement

This post is part of our series on the Top Application Performance Challenges. Over the past couple of weeks we helped a few DevOps groups troubleshoot performance problems in their production Java-based applications. While the applications themselves bore little resemblance to one another, they all shared one common problem. They were full ...Read More

Application Virtualization & A Free iPad!

Interested in winning an iPad? Take our Application Virtualization survey, and we’ll give you a more-than-decent shot at winning your very own! In talking to our customers, AppDynamics recognizes that virtualizing mission-critical applications is at the top of everyone’s mind, even though some companies are at different stages of the process than ...Read More

It’s All About The Business

I’ve never written a blog post before, but Jyoti tells me, from experience, that if you write about your passion, it’s a piece of cake. So here goes. My passion is to create technology to make application management easier and more productive so that companies can focus on delivering value instead of ...Read More

Who owns the application?

The debate over who owns an application in production continues to unfurl.  What I’ve found interesting is, after a period of time where writers and bloggers were looking towards IT Operations to be application owners, I’ve started to detect a bit of a backlash. The arguments for IT Operations owning the application ...Read More

Is this thing on?

I haven’t written a blog post before, but I’m told that writing is easy if you write about your passions. So let me discuss why I founded AppDynamics. I began the company because I saw a gap that I wanted to fill. The world is host to countless thousands of applications, and ...Read More
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