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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

Engineering

Application Monitoring with JConsole, VisualVM and AppDynamics Lite

What happens when mission critical Java applications slow down or keep crashing in production? The vast majority of IT Operations (Ops) today bury their heads in log files. Why? because thats what they’ve been doing since IBM invented the mainframe. Diving into the weeds feels good, everyone feels productive looking at log entries, hoping that […]

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Free your Application Performance Management with AppDynamics Lite 2.0

In May last year we launched AppDynamics Lite 1.0, the first free application performance management (APM) solution to monitor and troubleshoot a production JVM. 18 Months and 50,000+ users later I’m pleased to announce version 2 of AppDynamics Lite is here and the innovation hasn’t stopped. In fact, I would say Lite 2.0 gives many […]

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Agent Intelligence

How intelligent is your monitoring agent? The agent should not do too much processing locally to ensure minimal impact to application performance by utilizing the smallest CPU and memory footprint possible. On the other hand, offloading some processing to the agent results in less network traffic and more scalability from the monitoring Mgmt Server.

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Application Performance Management On-Demand

I thought it would be good to start blogging about my experiences with customers just so you get an idea of how important Application Performance Management (APM) has become. A few weeks back I met with a customer who had issues, the expression on their face said it all. It started with an apology that […]

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Gartner’s APM Magic Quadrant: Application Mapping and Transaction Profiling Explained

Gartner recently released their latest magic quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM) and in this report mentioned five key dimensions, two of which were Application Mapping and Transaction Profiling. These two dimensions are critical for users to identify performance bottlenecks in distributed applications, whose architecture design is typically based around SOA or Cloud concepts. The […]

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Gartner publishes 2011 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring

On Tuesday, Gartner announced this year’s Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM).   I’ll make a few observations from reading the MQ and then suggest 3 additional criteria that APM buyers should consider to make informed buying decisions. The research report started with an analysis of the APM market growth at 15% year-over-year and $2 […]

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Cloud Migration won’t happen overnight

There is a massive difference between migrating some code to the cloud and migrating an entire application to the cloud. Yes, the heart of any application is indeed its codebase, but code can’t execute without data and there lies the biggest challenge of any cloud migration. “No problem,” you say. “We can just move our […]

Engineering

AppDynamics Monitoring for MongoDB

Back in April this year, we announced new monitoring support for NoSQL tecnhnologies like Cassandra and Memcached which was received really well by our customers. Due to further demand we’ve seen over the past few months from prospects and customers we’ve officially added MongoDB to our platform support, thus extending our coverage of NoSQL technologies. For those not […]

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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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Applications were failing long before Cloud came along

I’m fed up of reading about Cloud outages, largely because all applications are created and managed by the most dangerous species on the planet – the human being. Failure is inevitable in regards to everything the human being creates or touches, and for this reason alone I see no news in seeing the word “outage” […]

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AppDynamics takes Cassandra out for Beer and Big Data

Welcome Cassandra, let’s start with a quick introduction of who you are and what you can do. I am a high-performance distributed scalable database.  I am really good at doing lots of operations and growing as your data needs increase, and to top that all off I run on commodity hardware which means I’m really […]