Anand Akela

Anand Akela

Anand Akela is Director of Product Marketing for Application Performance Management (APM) at AppDynamics. Prior to his current role, Anand was head of product marketing of APM at CA Technologies. Earlier he worked at Oracle and HP in various product marketing, product management, and engineering roles in the systems management, servers, data center energy efficiency, and enterprise software areas. Anand has more than 20 years of experience in product marketing, product management, strategic planning and software development. Anand received his MBA from The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and a B.S. in Computer Science from Pune University in India. You can follow Anand on twitter at https://twitter.com/aakela



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Pokémon Go: A Developer’s Perspective

Every app developer dreams of the kind of success that Pokémon Go is enjoying right now. A month ago, it was just a rumor. Just 24 hours after it was released, it was the number one top grossing app, even though it was free to download and play. Within a single week, Pokémon Go servers […]




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Introducing Microservices iQ

As part of AppDynamics Summer ‘16 release, we are announcing Microservices iQ, a new intelligent application performance engine, that enables enterprises to efficiently manage microservice based application environments and deliver performance that delights their customers while exceeding their scale, sophistication and velocity expectations. Microservice architecture is an increasingly popular style of enterprise application development where […]




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5 Up-and-Coming Programming Languages to Know About

Staying current in the programming field can sometimes make you feel like the Red Queen in “Alice Through the Looking-Glass.” She said, “It takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!” You’re a […]




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4 Cluster Management Tools to Compare

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 they have delivered 2 billion image “pulls”; in November of 2015, that total […]




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SAP Hybris: Achieving Omni-channel with Application Performance

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 integrated through an omni-channel strategy. This requires retailers to become customer obsessed and strive to […]




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Cyber Monday: Past, Present, and Future

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 retailers view Cyber Monday as […]




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A Deep Dive into Docker – Part 2

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 difference between Docker elements […]




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An Introduction to Docker – Part 1

What is Docker? 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 it all out as one […]




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Introducing Availability Monitoring for HTTP Services

As businesses are undergoing digital transformation and the application complexity is exploding, many companies are moving their applications and services to the cloud or leveraging web services from third-parties whose core competency is their service. Increasingly enterprise applications are consuming third-party web services, however, they do not usually have direct control nor visibility into those […]




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Instrumenting C/C++ application performance monitoring

With the AppDynamics Winter ’16 Release, AppDynamics now supports monitoring of C/C++ applications via a monitoring SDK that enables the same real-time, end-to-end, user-to-database performance visibility as other supported languages, for rapid root-cause analysis and issue resolution. C/C++ has been around a while, and it’s regarded as the language for high-performance applications primarily because it […]




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Gain insight into your infrastructure with Server Visibility

To succeed in today’s hyper-competitive and fast-changing marketplace, enterprises must pursue digital transformation leveraging software to deliver and support their products and services — with the goal of creating an ideal user experience and maximizing business agility and efficiency. To provide excellent end-user experience, enterprises need to manage their applications end-to-end including their dependencies on […]




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Announcing the AppDynamics Winter ’16 Release (4.2)

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 Intelligence Platform helps today’s customer-focused enterprises successfully execute digital transformation by enabling them to proactively monitor, manage, analyze and optimize the most complex […]




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AppDynamics Winter ’16 Release teased at AppSphere with new features

Earlier today at AppDynamics AppSphere™ 2015, we announced the AppDynamics Winter ’16 Release (4.2) that  brings significant enhancements to our Application Intelligence Platform to provide essential support for businesses’ digital transformation initiatives. The new release extends the capabilities of AppDynamics’ industry-first, application-centric Unified Monitoring solution, providing greater visibility into the user journey with detailed user […]




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Get Into the Cloud: AppDynamics at Amazon Web Services re:Invent

The AppDynamics and Amazon Web Services (AWS) relationship grows stronger each year, with marquee joint customers such as Nasdaq. Our Application Intelligence Platform continues to evolve enabling enterprises to manage their cloud applications more efficiently and gain complete visibility and control into an expanded set of AWS monitoring services, with an exclusive 60 day free […]




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Q&A: Add Apache Web Server to your Unified Monitoring Toolkit

Last month Amod Gupta and I presented in a webinar titled “Add Apache Web Server to your Unified Monitoring Toolkit”. I kicked off the webinar by providing an overview of AppDynamics Unified Monitoring solution and an overview of Apache Server Monitoring solution. Figure 1. Application Flow Map with Business Transaction starting from an Apache Server […]