Complex Hybrid Cloud Environments: Tools You Need to Gain Visibility Into Services, Infrastructure and Applications

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud computing powerhouse with nearly half of the public cloud infrastructure market, according to Gartner. For organizations with hybrid cloud installations, essentially a mix of private and public cloud services working in conjunction, an effective monitoring solution must excel at managing this complex environment. If your organization leverages legacy, […]

AppDynamics Introduces Enhanced Amazon CloudWatch Integration and Support for Serverless APM

Serverless computing is flourishing, and for good reason. Serverless promises to make cloud operating models more efficient by expanding the cloud’s pay-as-you-go economics with consumption-based billing. At AppDynamics, we’re bringing our knowledge and expertise to help you maximize your Amazon Web Services (AWS) investments using our comprehensive observability platform. Case in point: AppDynamics Serverless APM […]

The New Serverless APM for AWS Lambda

To control costs and reduce the burden of infrastructure management in the cloud, more companies are using services like AWS Lambda to deploy serverless functions. Due to the unpredictable nature of end-user demand in today’s digital-first world, serverless functions that can be spun up as needed can also help resolve unplanned scaling issues. But that’s […]

Migrating to AWS Without Losing (Too Much) Sleep

As my fellow CIOs are well aware, the rapid changes to our digital economy can seem daunting. Despite the challenges of our digital world, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchisor, executed a significant digital transformation requiring change from our North American hotel owners that ultimately enabled them to provide better service to […]

Expanding Amazon Web Services Monitoring with AppDynamics

Enterprises are increasingly moving their applications to the cloud and Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the leading cloud provider. In this blog, I will provide some additional details on the expanded support of AWS monitoring. 20 AWS Monitoring Extensions The AppDynamics platform is highly extensible to monitor various technology solutions that are not discovered natively. […]

Amazon ECS or EKS? AppDynamics Supports Both

You’ve probably read our recent blog on monitoring Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) with AppDynamics, which integrates seamlessly into EKS environments. There are multiple approaches to running Docker containers in AWS, and we support them. The two main flavors are Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and EKS. Here’s how they differ, and why […]

Monitor Amazon EKS with AppDynamics

On the heels of announcing the general availability of AppDynamics for Kubernetes monitoring at KubeCon Europe, we’ve partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to bring Amazon EKS to the broader Kubernetes community. AppDynamics provides enterprise-grade, end-to-end performance monitoring for applications orchestrated by Kubernetes. Amazon EKS, AWS’s managed Kubernetes service, shoulders the heavy lifting of installing […]

The AppD Approach: Capturing 5M metrics/minute with AWS and Aurora

AppDynamics customers have always benefited from flexibility when it comes to where the AppDynamics Controller is hosted; be it in our SaaS environment managed by AppDynamics, or hosted “on-premises” under the complete control of the enterprise. While it has always been possible to host an AppDynamics Controller in AWS, achieving large scale required effort. Using […]

The AppD Approach: How to Monitor the AWS Cloud and Save Money

The AppDynamics platform is highly extensible, allowing our customers to monitor a variety of key Amazon Web Services (AWS) metrics. We have 20 unique AWS extensions that capture stats for everything from Auto Scaling which optimizes app performance and cost, to Storage Gateway which enables on-prem apps to use AWS cloud storage. We’re always fine-tuning […]

The AppD Approach: IoT and AWS Greengrass

As both data and processing power rise on the edge of the network, monitoring the performance of edge devices becomes increasingly important. In addition to deploying the AppDynamics IoT monitoring platform to monitor C/C++ and Java apps, end-to-end visibility can be extended to applications running in an AWS Greengrass core by using AppDynamics IoT RESTFul […]

This Is How Amazon’s Servers Rarely Go Down [Infographic]

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s best-in-class cloud services offering, had downtime of only 2.5 hours in 2015. You may think their uptime of 99.9997 percent had something to do with an engineering team of hundreds, a budget of billions, or dozens of data centers across the globe—but you’d be wrong. Amazon’s website, video, and music […]

A Guide to Performance Challenges with AWS EC2: Part 4

If you’re just starting, check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 to get up to speed on your guide to the top 5 performance challenges you might come across managing an AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), and how to best address them. We kicked off with the ins and outs of running your virtual machines in Amazon’s cloud, and […]

A Guide to Performance Challenges with AWS EC2: Part 3

If you’re just starting, check out Part 1 and Part 2 to get up to speed on your guide to the top 5 performance challenges you might come across managing an AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), and how to best address them. We kicked off with the ins and outs of running your virtual machines in Amazon’s cloud, and how to […]

A Guide to Performance Challenges with AWS EC2: Part 2

Amazon Web Services (AWS) revolutionizes production application deployments through elastic scalability and an hourly payment plan. Companies can pay for the infrastructure that they need for any given hour of the day, scaling up to meet high user demand during peak hours and scaling down during off peak hours. The AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), is […]