APM Archive

EMA Report: The Need for Unified Monitoring [INFOGRAPHIC]

One of the first things I learned when I started working in application intelligence was how central the application economy is to connecting components like code, data, and design, with concepts like IoT. Applications drive the network between enterprise and their end-users. As its economy skyrockets, the back-end requirements to scale that growth ...Read More

Why IoT Could Cripple Your Business

When the subject of the Internet of Things (IoT) arises, all-too-often it’s around forward-looking statements such as budgets and market share, number of devices, and the multitude of use cases. However, the topic of the complexities in the backend systems, third party calls, and exactly how taxing this will be on the ...Read More

Franken-Monitor Doesn’t Give Insightful User Metrics [COMIC]

Following up on our previous comic where Frank’s boss declares they’re adding database monitoring, Frank and his boss have another encounter about user metrics. Since Frank, and his company, are using several tools to monitor their users the data they gain doesn’t give them clear results or context. A lot of the ...Read More

Q&A: How The Container Stores uses AppDynamics for Continuous Testing

Last week, I had the pleasure to host and co-present with August Azzarello from The Container Store in a webinar titled “How The Container Store uses AppDynamics for Continuous Testing”. In this webinar, August explained how they have taken application performance management (APM) one step further by embracing APM in their development ...Read More

The Franken-Monitor adds Database Monitoring [COMIC]

In June with our Summer ‘15 Release, we introduced the IT world to true Unified Monitoring — a single pane of glass to monitor your whole environment. Finally obtain complete visibility into your entire IT Infrastructure with an industry-first application-centric integrated monitoring platform. Coinciding with the release, we re-introduced the concept of ...Read More

Got Apache? Now Add it to your Unified Monitoring toolkit

In one of the webinars I presented towards the end of June What’s New in the AppDynamics Summer ’15 Release?, we polled more than 200 attendees about their application environment. I anticipated seeing a higher number of responses for Java and .NET environments, but, I was a bit surprised to see more ...Read More

DIRECTV tunes in to AppDynamics Application Intelligence

Read more about DIRECTV’s work with AppDynamics in the full case study here. The more I’m learning about application intelligence, the more I’m realizing the competitive advantage that our customers gain with AppDynamics. DIRECTV is one of the world’s leading providers of digital broadcast entertainment, providing a premium experience in television through ...Read More

65% of enterprises need more than 3 hours to troubleshoot application problems

Recently conducted research by Enterprise Management Associates and AppDynamics showed that IT organizations are spending extensive amounts of time and resources on application support. This research based on a survey of 302 IT professionals, also suggested that the majority of companies are still trying to manage complex applications using siloed tools and ...Read More

Industry Insights: Regulating failure (Reg SCI)

When examining the complexity in today’s applications and environments, and why APM technologies are becoming more critical by the day, those responsible for an application’s lifecycle must understand what an application does. Aside from providing application visibility, APM tools help troubleshoot issues. The failure to see and troubleshoot is a constant struggle ...Read More

CGI uses AppDynamics unified monitoring to gain performance insight

This blog post is a summary of a case study that I conducted with CGI. You can see the full case study HERE. Quite often, the vast majority of the AppDynamics customers that I interview maintain only their own in-house software applications. Speaking to CGI about its performance demands gave me an interesting ...Read More