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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…

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Bhaskar Sunkara on application performance challenges and solutions

Listen to App Dynamic’s Director of Engineering talk about three main issues (the advent of the cloud, agility, and low-cost memory) that affect application performance in this IBM Java Zone technical podcast. >> Listen to the Podcast

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The Real Overhead of Managing Application Performance

Have you ever tried to troubleshoot a production bottleneck or outage? Let me guess: the first place you’ll look is log files, right? And in those log files lay all the answers to your problems? Err, not exactly. Log files are like haystacks; they take up lots of space and take hours to find the […]

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Will NoSQL and Big Data Kill the DBA?

Remember the good old days where developers and DBAs would argue over who and what was killing the relational database? “It’s your crap SQL,” “You forgot to create an index,” “You don’t know what an index is”…and so on. Do you remember when the DBA occasionally spoke and served out humble pie on how to […]

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Self Tuning Applications in the Cloud: It’s about time!

In my previous blog I’ve written about the hard work needed to successfully migrate applications to the cloud.   But why go through all that work to get to the cloud? It’s to take advantage of the dynamic nature of the cloud with the ability (and agility) to quickly scale applications. Your application’s load probably […]

Take a Guided Tour of AppDynamics Application Performance Management

Accelerate your understanding of our product by taking the Guided Tour that walks you through key AppDynamics APM features and benefits. Take a tour

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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 […]

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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 […]

Take a Guided Tour of AppDynamics Application Performance Management

Accelerate your understanding of our product by taking the Guided Tour that walks you through key AppDynamics APM features and benefits. Take a tour

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

Schedule a Live Demo of AppDynamics

Learn about our complete application mapping, transaction profiling, deep diagnostics, real-time analytics, and advanced alerting.Schedule a demo

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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 […]

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A Holiday Greeting in Verse

‘Twas nearly 2011, a brand-new year But app owners stared sadly at their beer. They had a problem, and it seemed just enormous They craved a surefire solution to application performance.