.NET Core 3.0 and the Rise of Azure in the Multicloud World

Microsoft Azure debuted in 2010 as the company’s answer to Amazon Web Services (AWS), the public cloud platform that launched four years earlier to provide online services for websites and client-side applications. By using these services in their applications, developers could gain a more efficient development process and build complex apps without having to reinvent […]

How to Leverage ARM Templates in Azure for Intelligent Deployment

We previously showed in a blog post, The AppD Approach: Deployment Options for .NET Microservices Agent, how the advanced portability and refinement of AppDynamics’ new .NET Microservices Agent delivers great value to our customers who monitor .NET Core applications. Let’s dig further into how to deploy this agent following Infrastructure as Code (IaC) practices. Azure […]

The AppD Approach: Deployment Options for .NET Microservices Agent

There are numerous ways to develop .NET applications, and several ways to run them. As the landscape expands for .NET development—including advances in .NET Core with its cross-platform capabilities, self-contained deployments, and even the ability to run an ASP.NET Core app on a Raspberry PI with the upcoming .NET Core 2.1 ARM32 support—it’s only fitting […]

Application Architecture With Azure Service Fabric

Is Azure the dominant cloud-based development infrastructure of the future? There’s some good evidence to support that claim. At last year’s Dell World conference in Austin, TX, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced on stage that there are only two horses in the contest for control of the cloud. “It’s a Seattle race,” Nadella said. “Amazon […]

Instrumenting .NET applications with AppDynamics using NuGet

Introduction One of the coolest things to come out of the .NET stable at AppD this week was the NuGet package for Azure Cloud Services. NuGet makes it a breeze to deploy our .NET agent along with your web and worker roles from inside Visual Studio. For those unfamiliar with NuGet, more information can be […]