Kevin Goldberg

Kevin Goldberg

Kevin is the Senior Content Marketing Manager for AppDynamics. He's a longtime suffering San Diego Chargers and Padres fan. You can follow him on Twitter at @Kevin_Goldberg



Engineering

Top Performance Metrics for Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, and Python

No application is the same. Some legacy apps were built in a monolithic environment built on a homogeneous language, say Java or .NET. As environments become more distributed, and technology has innovated to a near-breaking speed, application architectures tend to be built using a multitude of languages often leveraging the more dynamic languages for specific […]




Engineering

In Defense of Java

So we have an eBook, The Top 10 Java Performance Problems, that we tweet out from time to time. Without exception, a few people reply with some version of “the problem is you’re using Java.” Java, apparently, is constantly criticized, and people have been predicting its demise for some time. Sure, it’s not as cool, […]




Product

How AWS Views the Future of Enterprise IT [VIDEO]

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 of Enterprise Strategy at AWS, was one of the keynotes at AppDynamics […]




Product

From Code to Customers, how Barclays uses AppDynamics

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 — your company needs to provide the digital services yours users […]




Engineering

Top 7 Blogs from 2015

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 blogs for you so you can add to […]




Engineering

Franken-Monitor Visits a War Room [COMIC]

Having silo’d monitoring toolsets will often provide more trouble than they’re worth. All too often, monitoring tools don’t work well together, provide conflicting data, or just simply can’t diagnose the problem. In a War Room scenario — where people from the database team, servers, developers, IT operations, and anyone else involved — need to huddle […]




Product

Why IoT Could Cripple Your Business

When the subject of the Internet of Things (IoT) arises, all-too-often it’s around forward-looking statements such as budgets and market share, number of devices, and the multitude of use cases. However, the topic of the complexities in the backend systems, third party calls, and exactly how taxing this will be on the IT operations department […]




Product

Franken-Monitor Doesn’t Give Insightful User Metrics [COMIC]

Following up on our previous comic where Frank’s boss declares they’re adding database monitoring, Frank and his boss have another encounter about user metrics. Since Frank, and his company, are using several tools to monitor their users the data they gain doesn’t give them clear results or context. A lot of the supposed “insights” are […]




News

Q&A with Ravi Mhatre of Lightspeed Venture Partners

Recently I had the opportunity to speak with investor and board member of AppDynamics, Ravi Mhatre of Lightspeed Venture Partners. Ravi is a lead investor focusing on enterprise, mobility, and cloud-based services and applications, leading investments in Bromium, MuleSoft, Nutanix, among several others. Similar to my conversations with Steve and Matt, Ravi and I spoke […]




Product

The Franken-Monitor adds Database Monitoring [COMIC]

In June with our Summer ‘15 Release, we introduced the IT world to true Unified Monitoring — a single pane of glass to monitor your whole environment. Finally obtain complete visibility into your entire IT Infrastructure with an industry-first application-centric integrated monitoring platform. Coinciding with the release, we re-introduced the concept of Franken-Monitoring, the antithesis […]