Java applications have many troubleshooting issues that can be resolves with Java profiling tools. There are a variety of tools to choose from such as free Java profilers that ship with the JDK to commercial software. Although Java profiling tools are useful they create a large overhead and latency that are unacceptable for any production application.
AppDynamics is a production-ready alternative to free Java profilers. With AppDynamics, the dev and ops teams can now easily locate and troubleshoot bottlenecks to the exact line of code, without impacting the performance of the production application.
Lower Overhead than Java Profiling Tools
You no longer have to worry about impacting your end users because AppDynamics runs in production with less than 2% overhead on the application. Many other Java profilers have significant overhead, which is unacceptable for a production environment. As a result, many organizations have no visibility into their app because they only use Java profiling tools when a crisis occurs.
Automatic Application Discovery and Instrumentation
AppDynamics automatically maps and discovers the application tiers that the monitored JVM interacts with - app servers, web services and databases. In addition, AppDynamics allows you to locate your application bottleneck by giving you a breakdown of where the latency occurs in the application.
Business Transaction Monitoring
AppDynamics provides Business Transaction monitoring, which helps you understand your application as your end users experience it. No other Java profiling tools are able to provide Business Transaction information for bottlenecks.
With AppDynamics, you can set up alerts to find and fix problems before they even have a chance to affect your end users. Most other free Java profilers don't offer alerting, and the Java profiling tools that do offer alerting use static, universal thresholds that often result in alert storms.
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If you need more visibility and monitoring across your entire application you can sign up for a free trial of AppDynamics. This product goes way beyond any other Java profiling tool. AppDynamics allows you to monitor and manage a large, distributed application all in a single pane-of-glass.
We engaged the AppDynamics Enablement Team and within a week we found over a dozen major defects that were affecting the performance and stability of our products. Great team, great enablement.
Bob Hartley, Family Search, Development Manager
We're enthusiastic with the support we received from the AppDynamics training team. They helped us gain critical visibility into our applications that's helped us make better architectural and design decisions.
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