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The Agents of Transformation Report 2020: COVID-19 Special Edition

Huge segments of the workforce have gone remote, and companies are switching to digital-only strategies to deliver services and products. Millions of people are accessing…

By Laura Slade | May 26, 2020 |12 min read| Share

The Agents of Transformation Report 2020: COVID-19 Special Edition

Huge segments of the workforce have gone remote, and companies are switching to digital-only strategies to deliver services and products. Millions of people are accessing…

AppDynamics is Positioned Highest in Ability to Execute and Named a Leader for the Eighth Time in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant

After a landmark year with an unparalleled rate of innovation, we’re beyond thrilled to announce that AppDynamics has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2020…

By Danny Winokur April 24, 2020|4 min read| Share

Our Plans with ThousandEyes: Expanding Monitoring Across the Public Internet for All Applications at the Heart of Today’s Digital Businesses

By Danny Winokur. Last week, Cisco announced its intent to acquire ThousandEyes, Inc., marking a major milestone as we build toward our vision to provide…

By Danny Winokur June 1, 2020|2 min read| Share

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France’s #1 Travel Site Karavel Selects AppDynamics for APM over Compuware Dynatrace & CA Wily

2011 was an amazing year for AppDynamics. We experienced tremendous growth and success, largely down to the many customers around the world who believed in our vision, technology, and ability to help Dev and Ops teams better manage application performance in production. The Application Performance Management (APM) market isn’t an easy market to succeed in, […]

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The 12 Days of DevOps

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Storm Clouds in 2012? – Results of AppDynamics APM Survey

We recently finished conducting our annual Application Performance Management survey. Over 250 IT professionals participated, and they shared insights such as: – Many Ops and Dev teams are anticipating growth in their applications by 20% or more – Over 50% are planning to move to the cloud, and are architecting brand-new applications to be cloud-ready […]

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Just how complex can a Login Transaction be? Answer: Very!

People in our industry always talk about IT complexity and cost. Cost is pretty easy to calculate, because IT budgets are allocated and audited every year. Complexity is very different–we know it exists, but we can’t really see or measure it. Complexity is often when our brain tries to understand something and stalls in the process, […]

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Why Testing in Production isn’t as stupid as it sounds

One of my colleagues this week was consolidating the results from our recent Application Performance Management survey, and one interesting finding was that 40% of customers have at least one release cycle a month. Out of those respondents, one third experience a Severity-1 incident each month as well. That’s a pretty compelling pair of statistics, […]

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What is normal application performance?

Peter Drucker proclaimed: “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” Do you know what’s “normal” for your mission-critical application? Actually, wait a second–with Halloween having just finished up,  maybe the following Young Frankenstein reference is more appropriate. Whenever I focus on the word “normal,” the first thing that pops into my head (pardon […]

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Learn about our complete application mapping, transaction profiling, deep diagnostics, real-time analytics, and advanced alerting.Schedule a demo

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Online media company gets proactive with application monitoring in production

On Wednesday I delivered a keynote at WJAX in Munich. Everything went really well, but I was a little shocked at the response I got when I asked the audience “How many of you monitor the performance of your apps in production?” As I scanned the audience, I counted 9 out of ~950 developers had […]

Engineering

Just how useful is JMX Monitoring?

I’ve always been a skeptic of JMX monitoring, largely because I felt it was often wrongly positioned as the pillar stone of application monitoring software. An application for me is a collection of business services or transactions that users perform, that causes application logic (code) to request and process data. Without visibility into the performance […]

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Software that “Just Works”

This is my first blog.  I’ve been a sales engineer for three application performance management (APM) products over the last 7 years (CA Wily Introscope, SpringSource/Hyperic, and now AppDynamics). I hadn’t really considered myself much of a “blogger” because I have alway thought that actions speak louder than words.  So I guess you are wondering […]

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Not Everyone is an Application Expert

The majority of us in IT are specialists, with the exception of a few VPs of engineering who are “special” in their own “special” world of being “special.” What I mean by this is that no single person has the skills or experience to do everything well in IT. IT is too big for me […]