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The Power of Real-Time: How the On-Demand Revolution Is Changing Performance Monitoring

How brands engage with customers and drive revenue depends on the digital experiences powered by applications. Today, thanks to companies like Uber…

By Thomas Wyatt | May 30, 2019 |3 min read| Share

The Power of Real-Time: How the On-Demand Revolution Is Changing Performance Monitoring

How brands engage with customers and drive revenue depends on the digital experiences powered by applications. Today, thanks to companies like Uber…

The Rise of AIOps: How Data, Machine Learning, and AI Will Transform Performance Monitoring

Over the last decade, application environments have exploded in complexity. Gone are the days of managing monoliths. Today’s IT professionals are tasked with ensuring the…

By Sonja Jacob December 17, 2018|10 min read| Share

The Pain of Not Doing DevOps

For planning new software projects and maintaining existing deployments, DevOps helps organizations creates stronger ties between all stakeholders throughout the development lifecycle. So it’s no…

By Sean Stanford May 18, 2018|3 min read| Share


APM for the Non Java Guru – Threading & Synchronization Issues

This is the first post in a series on the Top Application Performance Challenges. Of the many issues affecting the performance of Java/.NET applications, synchronization ranks near the top.  Issues arising from synchronization are often hard to recognize and their impact on performance can be become significant. What’s more, they are often, at least in […]


It’s All About The Business

I’ve never written a blog post before, but Jyoti tells me, from experience, that if you write about your passion, it’s a piece of cake. So here goes. My passion is to create technology to make application management easier and more productive so that companies can focus on delivering value instead of fretting about just […]


Application Performance Issues? You’re Not Alone…

Last week we hosted a presentation by AppDynamics customer, Priceline, along with an informative customer roundtable on application performance. During our roundtable, we polled the audience on their challenges with application performance – we asked questions about their architectures, development philosophies, common performance problems, downtime and visibility. Roughly 100 attendees from companies big and small […]


“This Week in Cloud Computing” – Agility & the Cloud

I recently had a chance to visit the webcast “This Week in Cloud Computing” and share some of my thoughts about cloud trends and application performance management. One thread of the conversation that I found particularly interesting was the discussion of agility in cloud computing. Although this theme comes up from time to time, most […]


The Best Lines from DevOps Days

AppDynamics recently had the privilege of speaking at the first U.S.-based DevOps event, held at the LinkedIn corporation in Santa Clara. We had some web operations rock stars on hand–including John Allspaw from Etsy, John Willis from Opscode, and Patrick Debois, father of the DevOps movement. But perhaps the true stars of the event were […]

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2001: A Download Odyssey

Over the past few days, we’ve shot past 2001 downloads of our free java performance tool, AppDynamics Lite. What does that mean? Well, first and foremost, it’s an excuse to post a picture of the monolith from the movie 2001:Equally as important, perhaps, is that the milestone of 2K downloads in only a matter of […]


The ROI of APM: Application Performance and Impatient End Users

How much time will your customers spend on your web site if it slows to a crawl? Will they linger patiently, or will they immediately surf away to a competitor? According to a 2009 research study by Forrester Consulting, 47% of users expect a web page to load in two seconds or less–and 40% will […]


AppDynamics Lite Turns…500

It’s only been a few weeks, but AppDynamics recently reached the benchmark of 500 downloads of our free product, AppDynamics Lite. So far the response has been amazing. Dev and ops alike seem to enjoy having a free tool that they can use to troubleshoot java performance in production–as opposed to having to do everything […]


Moving to the Cloud? Know Thy App

If you’re thinking about moving to the cloud, you’re not alone. From what we hear, the majority of IT departments are planning to at least take tentative steps into the cloud. They’re enticed by the promise of elastic computing for mission-critical applications, and they want the ability to only pay for what they need. They’re […]


AppDynamics Lite: Why We’re Giving It Away

We announced the AppDynamics Lite Edition today, which is available at no charge. It’s the first Java performance troubleshooting tool designed for production environments that can be installed in 2 minutes, and allow people to start troubleshooting problems in less than 15 minutes. To put it another way, this tool provides 80% of the value […]