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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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Cloudfail: Lessons Learned from AWS Outage

The Amazon AWS outage has cast questions as to whether AWS (and the cloud in general) is ready for hosting revenue-critical production applications. The outage lasted for more than a day for many popular sites like Reddit and Zuora, and it raised many doubts about cloud computing. But before we write off the cloud, let’s […]

Engineering

Troubleshooting OutOfMemory Exceptions and Memory Leaks in Production

Many root causes ago I was working with a customer who suspected they had a memory leak in production. Their JVM console event logs were showing the famous OutOfMemory exception and these were being thrown periodically every three to four days causing production outages. To stop these exceptions, the operations team would restart all JVMs […]

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Fighting Application and APM Complexity

At AppDynamics I’m pretty excited to be involved with such a great bunch of people that are rewriting the rulebooks of how customers manage application performance. A pretty bold statement to make you might be thinking? Perhaps. But having spent my life traveling the world to conquer application performance and availability, I’m pretty happy to […]

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Migrating to the cloud — let APM Analytics Show You the Way

Transitioning distributed applications to the fast-changing environment of the cloud is a complex and risky process.  How do you move out of the safety of your data center, where you have successfully run for years (if not decades), without sacrificing the performance of your applications? There is no easy way to predict your application’s performance […]

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The Power of the Business Transaction

In our last post, we talked about the importance of business transactions for applications in the cloud. They’re also crucial for managing highly distributed applications. But what is a business transaction? Consider a business transaction to be a user-generated action within your system. The best practice for determining the performance of your application isn’t to […]

Product

How should you manage performance in the cloud?

I’m looking forward to my Cloud Connect panel, “Instrumenting Applications When Access Goes Away,” on Monday March 7th in Santa Clara. I’ve seen a lot of companies migrate their mission critical applications to the cloud. And what changes when companies start managing cloud-based apps?  To quote our customer, Adrian Cockcroft at Netflix– “Everything. Data center […]

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AppDynamics Lite: Free Just Got Even Better

A new version of AppDynamics Lite is available for download. One thing that makes AppDynamics unique is our 10-30 promise.  Users should be able to self-install Lite in 10 minutes and start getting value in 30.  We do this by auto-discovering your application dependencies and automatically instrumenting the app, with no manual code changes.

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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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Key Questions to Ask APM Vendors

At AppDynamics, we focus on listening to our customers and their needs.  We’ve also noticed their surprise and delight when they see our technology in action and realize they can defy the conventional wisdom of how Application Management can work. Over the last year, we’ve collected a short-list of key questions that APM buyers should […]

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15,000 Downloaders Can’t Be Wrong

It’s 2011, and AppDynamics got what we wanted as a holiday gift—15,000 downloads of our free java troubleshooting tool, AppDynamics Lite. To commemorate the 15,000th downloader, we emailed all of our Lite users and offered to send one of our patented “I Take No Crap From My App” T-shirts in exchange for a public screenshot […]