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AppDynamics Cognition Engine FAQ: Your Top 25 Questions Answered

AppDynamics Cognition Engine uses sophisticated machine learning to automate anomaly detection and significantly reduce MTTR for fast root-cause analysis. In this post, we answer some of your most frequently asked questions about it.   Is Cognition Engine available for SaaS and on-premises environments?   Currently it’s available for SaaS only, but we’re working hard to […]

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Anomaly Detection and Root Cause Analysis with AppDynamics Cognition Engine

When we talk about AppDynamics’ powerful Cognition Engine, we’re talking about the automatic detection of anomalies in business transactions. Cognition Engine enables you to pinpoint deviating application performance, isolate resource problems, and respond with automated actions. By leveraging a variety of specialized machine learning (ML) models, AppDynamics can detect anomalies in real time and at […]

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Using Chaos Engineering to Test AppDynamics Monitoring in PCF

Infrastructure failures can expose gaps in system monitoring and inspire a chaos engineering approach—essentially tossing the proverbial monkey wrench into a system to proactively find and fix problems before they lead to outages. If you’re running a Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) environment on Amazon AWS, for example, you may get notification of failures via an […]

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To Restart or Not Restart? Managing Stateful Kubernetes Deployments with Operators and ConfigMaps

Stateless apps are easy, stateful are not. How about those apps in between? Those that cache things for performance reasons but can tolerate data loss. Those apps that can reobtain the data from some other highly available entity—the uptime of which is someone else’s headache. Let’s consider the AppDynamics ClusterAgent, a monitoring solution for various […]

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The AppD Approach: Monitoring Cloud at Scale

To keep pace with dynamic scaling needs in the enterprise, AppDynamics has released its next-generation controller architecture. This new release allows users to rapidly on-board distributed applications into a single, scalable monitoring platform. Most importantly, these applications can constitute a large number of nodes, containers, serverless functions and other service components. Cloud Adoption Doesn’t Happen […]

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

Today, thanks to companies like Uber — which recently had the biggest IPO of 2019 — along with the likes of Amazon, Airbnb, and more, consumers can order a ride, buy groceries, transfer money, or book a place to stay — all in just a few clicks within an app. In this new world, how brands […]

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What Is Application Performance Monitoring?

In today’s digital economy, an application isn’t just part of a business — in most cases, it is a company’s business. That’s why performance problems create headaches for IT teams and significant obstacles to business growth and profitability. What’s more, outside of the enterprise, consumer expectations regarding application performance are changing. Today, people want flawless […]

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Choosing the Best Application Performance Monitoring Tools for your Organization: A Primer

Application performance monitoring (APM) tools have become essential to enterprises as their technologists deal with increasingly complex apps. Of course, as you might have experienced, dealing with a complex set of disparate tools across siloed teams doesn’t make things any easier. The answer: a one-stop solution containing everything you need — for complete visibility — […]

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What Does APM Stand For? A Newbie Guide

Today’s blog post is headed back to the basics. I’ve been using and talking about APM tools for so many years sometimes it’s hard to remember that feeling of not knowing the associated terms and concepts. So for anyone who is looking to learn the basics of what is APM, this blog is for you. […]

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AppDynamics Business iQ Named Best Data/Analytics Technology at Techies 2019

Boom! AppDynamics’ acclaimed Business iQ, which enables enterprises to see how their digital experience impacts customer behavior, revenue and business goals, has won the Best Data/Analytics Technology of the Year award at the Techies 2019 in London. Now in its fourth year, the Techies recognizes the best products, projects, teams and individuals in the UK […]