Monitor Express Performance


Express.js is an open-source lightweight Node.js framework used to build single-page, multi-page, and hybrid web applications. Working exclusively with the MongoDB document-oriented database system, Express provides the flexibility to structure an application based on its scale. Developers may place routes and other application-specific logic in however many files needed and in any directory structure. Express includes route listings, route maps, route bootstrapping, and MVC-style controllers in its core installation.

Third-party extensions are available to simplify such patterns as resourceful and namespaced routing. Express also enables easy API creation through a variety of HTTP utility methods and Connect middleware. Many well-known node.js frameworks were built using Express, including Derby, a real-time collaborative application framework, Kraken.js, a web application framework, and Mojito, Yahoo’s MVC node.js framework.

With the AppDynamics platform you can monitor, troubleshoot and diagnose performance issues in your Node.js applications built on the Express framework – in real time, and in production.

Process wide snapshots

Understand which functions are blocking the event loop and maxing out CPU with a call graph of all executing functions within the Node.js process that executed.

Business transaction call graphs

Dive deep into an individual busines transaction with a complete call graph view per unique business transaction. (coming soon)

Custom match / exclude rules

Choose which business transactions are most important for you to monitor and include or exclude them from view in real-time.

Web and mobile user experience correlation

Understand how client-side performance correlates to the server transaction by correlating browser and device performance to the originating business transaction performance metrics.

Database/NoSQL visibility

Understand the impact of database performance by correlating database performance to originating business transaction performance metrics.

On-prem deployment

Choose to deploy our platform via SaaS or on-premise with the ability for Node.js agents to report into an on-premises controller.


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