Performance Analyst Learning Track

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This track is designed for individuals who will deploy and configure AppDynamics across enterprise-wide applications. Typically, they are responsible for applications and monitoring, or members of the Center of Excellence leveraging customized configurations to monitor and respond strategically for those who need to balance their deep dives with the big picture. The Performance Analyst track begins with the Essentials and Core APM series so you can monitor systems, applications, and business process performance like a pro. And you’ll learn to recognize, analyze, and potentially remediate, performance issues within your application. Beyond Core APM you can choose from a wide array of courses and topics to help you deploy and configure various features of AppDynamics across your application, including Database Monitoring, End User Monitoring, Business iQ Analytics, and more.

Recommended Courses In This Track

Primary Courses

APM Essentials (Instructor-Led or Self-Paced)
Core APM I (Instructor-Led or Self-Paced)
Core APM II (Instructor-Led or Self-Paced)
Core APM III (Instructor-Led or Self-Paced)
Core APM IV (Instructor-Led or Self-Paced)
Core APM V (Instructor-Led or Self-Paced)

What You Will Learn In The Performance Analyst Learning Track

A deep dive into AppDynamics solutions, the Performance Analyst track will educate and empower you to become an AppDynamics champion in your enterprise, and enable you to bring application performance management to every facet of your operation. In the initial Core APM series you’ll learn:

  • How to troubleshoot Business Transactions using flow maps, snapshots, metric browser, diagnostics sessions, and events
  • How to extend your monitoring capability by using development monitoring mode, custom entry points, exit points, information points, data collectors, custom Business Transaction rules & custom transaction thresholds
  • How to proactively address potential issues by setting up custom dashboards, health rules, actions, policies, and runbook automation
  • How to conduct more complex troubleshooting sessions to resolve common issues like too many database calls, over-synchronization, intermittent problems, resource misuse, and memory leaks
  • How to use AppDynamics in a DevOps practice
  • How to leverage additional AppDynamics monitoring features, including: Transaction Analytics, Log Analytics, Database Monitoring

Beyond Core APM you can extend your learning and experience with the AppDynamics platform by attending additional courses to learn about End User Monitoring, Business iQ Analytics, Database Monitoring, and more.

All of this is designed to prepare you to effectively use the AppDynamics platform to monitor your applications’ performance. After completing the appropriate courses for your application, you will gain the valuable real world experience necessary to prepare you for one of our AppDynamics Performance Analyst Certification exams.

AppDynamics tracks are instructor led either onsite or virtually and include student lab practice following each instructor demo. The lab exercises link theory to practice and make sure you leave the training with the ability to use AppDynamics to the fullest.

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