Product

When Mobile Applications go Mad (and Crash)

Apple has done a stellar job with their development platform and iOS. In fact, they’ve done a stellar job turning my living room into an apple showroom. If you asked me 10 years ago whether my laptop, mouse, keyboard, monitor, phone, music player, TV and tablet would be colored white with an Apple logo I […]




Engineering

AppJam 2012: Accelerating DevOps Culture at Edmunds.com

John Martin, Senior Director, Production Engineering, Edmunds.com Collaboration between Dev and Ops is a critical part of how Edmunds.com manages its 30 critical web application. Development requires hard data from Operations so they can fully understand how to improve application performance. In this session John will discuss the key drivers for DevOps at Edmunds.com,  how […]




Product

AppJam 2012: Zero to Production APM in 30 days at ExactTarget

Kevin Siminski, Director of Infrastructure Operations, ExactTarget As a global Software-as-a-Service leader serving the world’s top brands, ExactTarget maintains an extensive .NET platform of several thousand nodes. In this session, Kevin will provide insight into how ExactTarget ramped up a full APM production deployment in approximately four weeks and added an entire new dimension of […]




Product

AppJam 2012: When Big Data Meets SOA at FamilySearch

Bob Hartley, Principle Engineer from Family Search Family Search’s distributed platform generates over 1.5 terabytes of data every day, servicing a user base of 3 million (and growing). Furthermore, Family Search’s application environment is highly dynamic, with code release cycles as short as 40 minutes. In this session Bob will discuss common challenges associated with […]




Product

AppJam 2012: How Netflix Operates & Monitors in the Cloud

Ariel Tseitlin, Director of Cloud Solutions, Netflix As an early adopter of many cloud technologies and the record-holder of the largest public cloud deployment, Netflix is often seen as a leading innovator in cloud computing. In this session Ariel will discuss the key drivers, challenges and design principles behind Netflix’s journey to the cloud. Ariel […]




Product

Black Friday and Cyber Monday thru the eyes of an APM solution

A week has passed since Black Friday, so I thought it would be a good idea to summarise what we saw at AppDynamics from monitoring one of several e-commerce applications in production. Firstly, things went pretty well for our customers who experienced between 300 and 500% increase in transaction volume over the holiday period on […]




News

AppDynamics Pro 3.6 – The Power of Simplicity

Application Performance Management (APM) solutions have been around for just over a decade. Unfortunately due to their high price tag the only organisations who benefited from APM in the last decade were large enterprises that had millions to spend. Today, things are a little different with solutions like AppDynamics who are changing the game so […]




Product

What’s Sucking the CPU in your Applications?

If I had a dollar for every time I heard the phrase “We used to throw hardware at performance issues”–well, I wouldn’t be writing this blog; I’d be sitting on a beach somewhere in Hawaii, retired with millions in the bank and suffering from an addiction to tequila and nachos. Hardware over the years has […]




News

AppDynamics Pumps up the Jam in San Francisco

It’s been a week since we hosted AppJam Americas, our first North American user conference in San Francisco. With myself as master of ceremonies, and a minor wardrobe malfunction at the start (see video at the end of this post), the entire day was a huge success for us and our customers. One thing that […]




Engineering

Come visit AppDynamics at JavaOne 2012!

  We came to JavaOne for the first time in 2011, and we liked it so much that not only are we sponsoring the event again, but this year we’re pulling out all the stops. At JavaOne 2012 we’ll have a bigger booth (#5115 – come check it out!), more demo stations, more awesome AppDynamics […]