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Buzzword Bingo by UrbanDictionary.com

It seems like every article, tweet, blog post I read someone has a different definition of the same buzzwords – especially in technology.  Mentioning cloud or big data on a tech blog is like bringing sand to the beach. That’s one of the reasons why we made The Real DevOps of Silicon Valley – to make fun of the […]

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The Real DevOps of Silicon Valley

Disclaimer: No DevOps were harmed during the filming of this production.

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Growth Happens: What We’re Going to Do with $50 Million in Funding

Today AppDynamics announced that we’ve secured a $50 million Series D funding led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). It is a milestone event for our company and I thought I’d take a moment to answer two key questions: Why another funding round, and why right now? The first answer is that we need the money […]

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AppDynamics for IT Optimisation Product of the Year

This week we received some exciting news that AppDynamics is nominated for IT Optimisation Product of the Year!  The Network Computing Awards annually recognizes the solutions and companies that are “most impressive in helping organisations function better through getting the most out of their networks”.  As AppDynamics’ first Network Computing nomination, it’s great to be nominated by peers […]

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Online Satisfaction Is $ In Your Company’s Pocket

This week Target announced that they will now be price matching BestBuy.com, Amazon.com, Walmart.com, and ToysRUs.com’s prices all year-long – not just during the holiday season.  Talk about competitive edge.  “Showrooming” is just one of the latest ways for retailers to make sure that THEY are the ones you spend your money with.  But it doesn’t […]

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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 […]

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DevOps: Fact or Fiction (Vol. 1)

Having Fun With DevOps In light of all the hype, we have created a DevOps parody Series – DevOps: Fact or Fiction.  For those of you who did not see, in October we created an entirely separate blog (inspired by this) – however decided that it is relevant enough to transform into a series on the AppDynamics […]

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Orbitz Deploys AppDynamics Across 2,700 Servers In Just 15 Days

Here at AppDynamics we’re very proud of how easy our solution is to deploy and maintain. We also tout the fact that in many cases there is no configuration required to gain the insight needed to solve complex application problems. All of this is absolutely true, but does it mean that AppDynamics doesn’t have enough […]

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Edmunds.com Saving over $1.2 Million With AppDynamics

Edmunds.com, the leading online automobile resource, is in the fast lane to achieve $1.2 Million in savings using AppDynamics to monitor their web application performance. John Martin, Senior Director of Production Engineering, opens up about his road trip through managing application performance.  Martin’s operations team was able to reach goals and destinations that were not […]

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Blood Sweat and Tears – AppDynamics Takes JavaOne 2012 by Storm

It’s pretty amazing working a booth at one of the world’s largest Java conferences as an application monitoring vendor. You get to hear hundreds of opinions on managing java performance, along with stories from users of competing products and their mixed experiences. What was clear from the conversations I had at JavaOne was that customers […]