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



News

Q&A with Matt Murphy of Menlo Ventures

Following up on my discussion with Steve Harrick, I had the opportunity to speak with Matt Murphy of Menlo Ventures. Matt is a longtime industry veteran focusing on mobile and cloud enterprise investments including Instart Logic, Puppet Labs, Shazam, and several others. He’s also an investor and board observer of AppDynamics. Along with asking about […]




Engineering

How We Synthetically Monitored the Republican Presidential Debate

Last week marked the first (of many) Republican presidential debates leading up to the 2016 election. All politics aside, we at AppDynamics were eager to see the investment these candidates made in their digital platforms, and how response time would be affected throughout the debate. As we saw with President Obama’s campaign efforts, modern-day candidates […]




News

Ten Minutes with Steve Harrick of Institutional Venture Partners

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Steve Harrick of Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) to discuss current trends and future outlook within the technology industry. Along with leading IVP’s investment in AppDynamics — and being a Board Observer — Steve also led investments in notable IT companies such as Pure Storage, Sumo Logic, […]




Engineering

Docker: The Secret Sauce to Fuel Innovation

Much has already been written about the virtues of Docker, and containers in general like CoreOS or Kubernetes. How life-changing Docker is, how innovative, etc. However, the real secret to Docker’s success in the marketplace is the hidden retribution of innovation. Innovation and R&D is the lifeblood of today’s technology success. Companies, no matter how […]




Product

Devs Read Mean App Reviews [VIDEO]

For mobile app developers, their app’s rating is the only metric that matters. In no other industry is your work graded with such a public display that directly relates to your future success. Imagine if restaurants had to display their Yelp and reviews on their front door.  This is why we decided to parody Jimmy […]




News

CIO’s Main Responsibility: Innovation Catalyst [PODCAST]

Recently, we had a guest post by Brandon Bichler of Elixirr. He discussed how the role of the CIO has transformed to be the epicenter of innovation within their company.  As new C-level roles emerge, such as the Chief Digital Officer (CDO), the IT budget allocated to the CIO is severely diminished. Gartner estimates that […]




Product

What kind of developer are you? [QUIZ]

Are you a code maverick? Maybe you’re a buzzword bandit quick to use “SoMoClo” and other trendy terms? Or maybe you’re just not sure which stereotypical bucket you fall under. That’s why we created this highly scientific personality quiz to assess your true developer personality. This quick test asks about your food preferences, tools you use, and even […]




Product

How Retailers Can Have a Successful Black Friday [INFOGRAPHIC]

Partnering with InternetRetailer.com, we wanted to see exactly how e-commerce sites prepared for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and how those preparations led to the success (or lack thereof) during the busy holiday season. One stat that jumps out at me is extremely telling: “Those that had a site performance troubleshooting process in place were […]




Product

How Black Friday and Cyber Monday Were Saved with Performance and Monitoring Tools

Ah, the holidays. A great occasion to spend quality time with your family, eat a little too much, and indulge on the fantastic shopping deals. Online shopping during Black Friday and Cyber Monday account for a critical chunk of a retailer’s yearly revenue. Any downtime or abnormal slow performance will directly impact the bottom line […]




News, Engineering

Monitoring NGINX with AppDynamics

Did you know the AppDynamics Application Intelligence Platform includes monitoring for hundreds of IT components out of the box, including NGINX and NGINX Plus? They’re all featured in the AppDynamics Exchange. With the AppDynamics extension for NGINX, you gain powerful capabilities and insights including: Business Context: Application transaction tracing automatically associates IT components with business […]