How Kraft is able to scale using AppDynamics

This blog post is a summary of a case study that I conducted with Kraft. You can see the full case study HERE. Have you ever come across KraftRecipes.com? When it comes to receiving large amounts of traffic, KraftRecipes.com is definitely no exception. A collection of excellent recipes for all sorts of meal ...Read More

So You Want to Buy Some APM – You Need Intelligent Contingencies

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn. Consider that the benefits derived from proactive monitoring do not necessarily come from just one tool, albeit tool selection is a key element, but it is not the only one. “A fool with a tool is still a fool” – Grady Booch. Listening to what your business partners need ...Read More

China bucking the trends of IT growth

I’m writing this blog flying over China on my way to Asia. I always enjoy spending time in this side of the world, since there is so much change and innovation happening at a massive scale. At the same time this pace of change causes a lot of chaos and opportunity. When ...Read More

Introduction to PHP Security – Part 2

  In Part 1 of this series, we were introduced to some of the fundamental security flaws that may afflict your PHP applications. In Part 2, let’s dive a bit deeper into some of the most advanced security flaws that may afflict your environment. Truth be told, there are potentially an infinite ...Read More

Top 10 Application Performance Problems

A transaction is defined as one or multiple threads running in or across server boundaries on multiple runtime environments. And with today’s rapid enterprise growth, the demand for high-performance transactions through software run applications is higher than ever before, which means a greater need for these threads to be run on their ...Read More

What Every CIO Needs to Know about the Internet Of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things. Cloud. Big Data. Real-Time Analytics. To those who do not quite understand what these phrases mean (and let’s be honest, that’s likely to be a large portion of the world), words like “IoT” and “Big Data” are just buzzwords. The truth is, the Internet of Things encompasses much ...Read More

Women in Technology SoulCycle was a huge success!

Despite the craziness of San Francisco’s 45th Annual Pride Celebration and Parade on Sunday, June 28, 2015, AppDynamics celebrated an event of our own. AppDynamics help a Women in Technology (WiT) event and united 53 women from various Bay Area Tech Companies came together to ride as one towards an equal workforce. We ...Read More

Too many tools, not enough big picture: A case of Franken-monitoring

In recent interview, an IT operations director told us, “We frankly have too many tools, and many of them weren’t performing to our expectations.” If you are an enterprise ops leader managing complex applications, chance are pretty high that you can relate to that statement. At AppDynamics, we call this “Franken-monitoring,” a situation ...Read More

Apartments.com uses AppDynamics to find issues New Relic couldn’t

This blog post is a summary of a case study that I conducted with Apartments.com. You can read the full case study HERE. Every company is becoming a software company In this post, I would like to discuss a common theme that is beginning to emerge as I speak to our diverse ...Read More

AppDynamics: Unified Monitoring for the Enterprise

This article originally appeared on Intellyx blog Rounding Out Platform with Synthetic Monitoring A decade ago, the Application Performance Management (APM) market was a dusty corner of enterprise IT, focusing on keeping creaky enterprise apps up and running. Today, the world has changed. Applications have changed. Enterprise IT is undergoing rapid reinvention. ...Read More