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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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If Your App Had a Facebook Status It’d Be, “It’s Complicated”

AppDynamics is founded on a set of deeply held beliefs regarding our industry and how it’s changed over the last several years.  But it’s never good to let deeply held beliefs stay unchallenged.  So every now and then, we do a reality check. Our most recent reality check was during our webinar presentation of AppDynamics […]

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Netflix Takes on the Cloud

At the recent Silicon Valley Cloud Computing Meetup, Netflix presented their lessons learned from their migration to the Amazon Cloud for its revenue-critical applications.  Netflix is the leading online movie service and their business growth has been astonishing.  Take a look at their stock chart for the last year. The presenter was Adrian Cockcroft – […]

Engineering

Getting to the Root of Swisscom Application Performance

Here’s a guest blog from one of AppDynamics’ international partners, Stefan Zoltai from sysPerform. Stefan wanted to write about how he used AppDynamics to solve a performance problem for a major telecom company in Switzerland—and we said, sure!  Take it away, Stefan… I’d like to talk about how we used AppDynamics for a major production […]

Engineering

APM for the Non-Java Guru: What leak?

Memory, Memory, Memory…   Memory is a critical part of Java, in particular, the management of memory. As a developer, memory management is not something you want to be doing on a regular basis, nor is it something you want to do manually. One of the great benefits of Java is its ability to take […]

Engineering

What’s Under Your Hood? APM for the Non Java Guru: ORMs & Slow SQL

It’s time for another update to our series on Top Application Performance Challenges. Last time I looked at Java’s synchronization mechanism as a source for performance problems. This time around I take on what is likely the Performance Engineer’s bread and butter … slow database access! Behind this small statement lies a tricky and multifaceted […]

The App Attention Index 2019

See what keeps users interested — and what turns them off — in this must-read report.Download now

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Less is More When Monitoring Business Transactions

In my last post, I wrote about how using Business Transactions as a management unit is critical for managing modern-day applications efficiently. Sticking to this train of thought, I will focus on how this applies to various aspects of application management. The first area I want to cover is monitoring and troubleshooting. In a highly […]

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Application Virtualization Survey Reveals Hesitation

Taking a break from the rush of activity at VMWorld, today we released the results of our first Application Virtualization Outlook survey.  With virtualization a top priority for many CIOs in the next year, we wanted to hear from IT professionals about their plans to virtualize mission-critical apps. Most importantly, we wanted to learn how […]

Engineering

DevOps Days – Visibility & Aligning Goals

This summer, I had a chance to sit on a panel at DevOps Days with a few industry colleagues to discuss the role of monitoring, testing, and performance in solving DevOps issues. It was a lively discussion on the teams, tools, and techniques that play a role in managing application and network performance.

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AppDynamics Lite Turns 5000!

It’s a big day for us here at AppDynamics as we mark (and pass!) the 5000th download of AppDynamics Lite! Released just a few months ago, AppDynamics Lite is our free APM tool for troubleshooting Java performance in production.  We hear every day from companies who have deployed Lite in production environments and are using […]

Engineering

Exceptional Performance Improvement

This post is part of our series on the Top Application Performance Challenges. Over the past couple of weeks we helped a few DevOps groups troubleshoot performance problems in their production Java-based applications. While the applications themselves bore little resemblance to one another, they all shared one common problem. They were full of runtime exceptions. […]