From APM to Business Monitoring with AppDynamics Analytics

Sessions run Monday, November 14, 8am-12pm & 1pm-5pm This is a hands-on session, bring your laptop. No need to have AppDynamics or the Analytics plug-in installed. If you can’t make it, sign up for one of our AppDynamics in Action for Analytics courses.

Expand your application performance monitoring practice to business intelligence by harnessing the power of Transaction and Log analytics provided in the AppDynamics Analytics plugin. Find the information you most need to make your app perform better, to assess your IT operations and infrastructure from top to bottom, to make sure your user experience is optimized, and, most importantly, to make your business perform the best it can. Full-stack performance and transaction metrics give you performance data you can trust. This session will show you how to make the most of it.

To get the most out of this session, you should have a solid grasp of controller navigation, data collectors, health rules, policies, and actions.

What's unique in this session

We will cover the specific business-related topics most needed for enterprises with mission-critical apps. Learn how to answer crucial questions like "how much revenue is lost because of failed checkout transactions," "what's daily revenue for specific geographic areas," and "what revenue was driven in what products by specified marketing campaigns."  After this session, you won't believe you used AppDynamics without the Analytics plugin.

What you’ll learn in this session

  • How to use AppDynamics Analytics to expand your application performance monitoring practice to business intelligence
  • How to obtain and visualize business impact, usage, and advanced analytics
  • How the Analytics plugin fits in the in overall AppDynamics Intelligence Platform architecture
  • How to use event data as well as custom method and HTTP request data collectors to search and analyze business transactions
  • How to visualize search results simply with the custom widget builder
  • How to use business impact analytics to compile a list of users affected by an outage to facilitate marketing with a win-back campaign
  • How to visualize application, server, and network performance data as it relates to business transactions
  • How to interpret fine-grained customer usage and make data driven decisions
  • How to perform infrastructure troubleshooting by searching logs and analyzing with aggregated error dashboards