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Cisco AppDynamics Is a Leader for the Ninth Time in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring

Thanks to you, our amazing employees, customers and partners, we’ve done it again. For the ninth year, AppDynamics is named a Leader in the Gartner…

By Linda Tong | April 13, 2021 |3 min read| Share

Cisco AppDynamics Is a Leader for the Ninth Time in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring

Thanks to you, our amazing employees, customers and partners, we’ve done it again. For the ninth year, AppDynamics is named a Leader in the Gartner…

Engineering

Staying current matters: Why to upgrade PHP?

PHP 5.2 was released in 2006. If you are still running PHP 5.2, it is time to join 2013 and upgrade to at least PHP 5.4 if not to the currently stable PHP 5.5.6. There are many reasons to upgrade your PHP stack to the latest and greatest — not only does every release include […]

Culture

Take a look inside the new AppDynamics headquarters

AppDynamics recently moved to a beautiful new office space in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood. Our new headquarters aren’t far from our old ones – only a few floors up, in fact – but we couldn’t be more excited about our new space. With over 41,000 square feet and room for over 300 employees, this new office marks […]

Engineering

A Real Example of the Database to Storage Performance Relationship

Most enterprise databases today run on shared storage volumes (SAN, NAS, etc…) that are accessed over the network or via Fibre Channel connection. The shared storage concept is great for helping to keep storage infrastructure and management costs relatively low but creates cross silo finger pointing when there are performance issues. In this blog post […]

Product

Going live with a mobile app: Part 4 – Monitoring your mobile application

In the third part of this series I discussed preparing to launch a mobile application with load testing and beta testing and highlighted the differences between the iOS and Android ecosystems. In this post I will dive into monitoring your production mobile application. Production consideration: Crash and Error Reporting Crash and error reporting is a […]

Product

Death by Garbage Collection

Every man and his dog knows that Garbage Collection (GC) is a “stop the world” event. Java memory becomes filled with redundant objects/data which over time must be collected so that memory can be reclaimed and reused by the JVM. When the GC thread in the JVM kicks in all other threads grind to a […]

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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Going live with a mobile app: Part 3 – Launching a mobile application

In the second part of this series I discussed developing a mobile application and choosing a backend platform and building for various network conditions. In this post I will dive into some considerations when launching a mobile application. Mobile app audiences are a notoriously fickle bunch and a poor first impression often results in a […]

Engineering

What’s up with the Network and Storage teams?

A few weeks ago I was presenting at CMG Performance and Capacity 2013 and during my presentation we (myself and a few audience members) got slightly side-tracked. Our conversation somehow took a turn and became a question of why it was so hard to get performance data from the network and storage teams. Audience members […]

Engineering

AppDynamics goes to Forum PHP

The AppDynamics team went to Forum PHP in Paris, France this week. If you are in the area, stop by our booth and say hello. I presented on Scaling PHP in the real world which is a talk based on my series of blog posts on php performance. If you weren’t able to make it […]

News

Total Product Marketing Names AppDynamics CEO Jyoti Bansal a top cloud Trust Leader

We’re happy to announce that AppDynamics Founder & CEO Jyoti Bansal was recently named one of the Top 101 Trust Leaders in Cloud & Hosting for 2014 by Total Product Marketing, a digital marketing and design agency. The list features prominent members of the cloud industry including Marc Benioff who have contributed to the cloud’s […]

Product

How Garmin attacks IT and business problems with Application Performance Management (APM)

If you’ve used a GPS product before you’re probably familiar with Garmin. They are the leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and technologies. In addition to their popular consumer GPS products, Garmin also offers devices for planes, boats, outdoor activities, fitness, and cars. Because end user experience is so important to Garmin and its customers, ensuring the […]

The App Attention Index 2019

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

Product

Going live with a mobile app: Part 2 – Developing a mobile application

In the first part of this series I discussed planning your mobile application and how to decide between HTML5 vs Native, iOS vs Android, and how to get started going live with a mobile app. In this post I will dive into some considerations when developing a mobile application. With a large and mature developer […]

Engineering

An Example of How Node.js is Faster Than PHP – Part 2

In my previous post I installed and configured Ghost (a node.js based blogging platform) and WordPress (a PHP based blogging platform and CMS). The purpose of that blog post was to test relative performance of the 2 platforms to see which one could handle more load. The test doesn’t compare like code between node.js and […]

Product

Going live with a mobile app: Part 1 – Planning a mobile app

There are many concerns when going live with a modern mobile application, from project planning, to development, to quality assurance and managing a successful launch. In this series we will dive into what it takes to go live with a mobile application on iOS and Android. Whether you are a brick-and-mortar retailer or an eCommerce […]

News

AppDynamics goes to QCon San Francisco

AppDynamics is at QCon San Francisco this week for another stellar event from the folks at InfoQ. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. If you are in the area this week stop by our booth and say hello! I presented the Performance Testing Crash Course […]

Engineering

PHP Performance Crash Course, Part 2: The Deep Dive

In my first post on this series I covered some basic tips for optimizing performance in php applications. In this post we are going to dive a bit deeper into the principles and practical tips in scaling PHP. Top engineering organizations think of performance not as a nice-to-have, but as a crucial feature of their […]