How the Cisco-AppDynamics Partnership Delivers Optimal Solutions to the SAP Ecosystem

This quarter marks two years since AppDynamics began delivering code-level SAP visibility, real-user business transaction performance monitoring, and overall Advanced Business Application Programming (ABAP) stack health. For enterprises running SAP, our solution significantly improves service quality, reduces costs, and enhances speed and end user experiences.   Additionally, AppDynamics is celebrating three years of being an integral […]

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 […]

Focusing on Business Transactions is a Proven Best Practice

In today’s software-defined business era, uptime and availability are key to the business survival. The application is the business. However, ensuring proper application performance remains a daunting task for their production environments, where do you start? Enter Business Transactions. By starting to focus on the end-user experience and measuring application performance based on their interactions, […]

Holographic Haystacks — Capturing Business Transactions

Why Archive Every Business Transaction? The other day I found myself in a discussion with a prospect regarding the merits of capturing complete stack traces for every transaction that flowed through their production system. You see AppDynamics doesn’t do that; we capture problematic business transactions, and this bloke seemed concerned someone would one day ask him […]

AppDynamics & Splunk – Better Together

A few months ago I saw an interesting partnership announcement from Foursquare and OpenTable.  Users can now make OpenTable reservations at participating restaurants from directly within the Foursquare mobile app.  My first thought was, “What the hell took you guys so long?” That integration makes sense on so many levels, I’m surprised it hadn’t already […]

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 […]

Getting to the Root of Swisscom Application Performance

Here’s a guest blog from one of AppDynamics’ international partners, Stefan Zoltai from sysPerform. Stefan wanted to write about how he used AppDynamics to solve a performance problem for a major telecom company in Switzerland—and we said, sure!  Take it away, Stefan… I’d like to talk about how we used AppDynamics for a major production […]

Less is More When Monitoring Business Transactions

In my last post, I wrote about how using Business Transactions as a management unit is critical for managing modern-day applications efficiently. Sticking to this train of thought, I will focus on how this applies to various aspects of application management. The first area I want to cover is monitoring and troubleshooting. In a highly […]