CIOs in Today’s Digital Landscape

Today’s CIOs face a daunting task: They must move their enterprises from a traditional organization, with some degree of optimization and automation, into the digital business age. Digital businesses are software-defined — dependent on or driven by software, and leveraging software-derived data to drive decision-making. In order to move businesses into the ...Read More

Get a handle on PHP Handlers

PHP Handlers? mod_php? FPM? How do we make sense of the inner workings of PHP outside of our lines of code? We know we can run PHP on the server to build web applications swiftly, but how can we optimize our environment and configurations to reach maximum scale? We know that PHP ...Read More

How Retailers Can Have a Successful Black Friday [INFOGRAPHIC]

Partnering with InternetRetailer.com, we wanted to see exactly how e-commerce sites prepared for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and how those preparations led to the success (or lack thereof) during the busy holiday season. One stat that jumps out at me is extremely telling: “Those that had a site performance troubleshooting process ...Read More

#AppDCares Philanthropy

Eight months ago we set out to start a philanthropy program from the ground up.  While it has been a recent edition to the AppDynamics culture, it has had a huge impact in its infant stage. For the past three years, we’ve participated in San Francisco Adopt-A-Family. From the beginning of FY15, ...Read More

3 Ways to Deliver 5-Star Mobile App Performance

Smart mobile teams know that delivering a 5-star app is more than just finding a good business use-case and designing an app with wow experience; it’s also about ensuring amazing app performance. Apps that perform well will engage the customer — poor app performance is a sure fire way to lose the ...Read More

Questioning the Application Performance Monitoring Magic Quadrant

There has been some discussions in emails, LinkedIn groups, and other forums on my move to AppDynamics, and calling into question impartiality at the time of researching and co-authoring the APM Magic Quadrant. The Gartner Magic Quadrant process is rigorous and backed by a large methodology which documents the process and steps ...Read More

BizDevOps: Taking DevOps a Step Further

Traditional siloed IT organizations, which were primarily driven by strictly gated Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) processes and workflows, created tremendously effective controls around operating, and evolving IT systems. This operational methodology was effective when the business expected methodical change to happen via large releases of hardware and software functionality that most ...Read More

5 Steps to DevOps Success with Application Analytics and BizDevOps

In my last blog, I talked about how the process of BizDevOps is emerging to utilize DevOps practices that further drive the overall business agenda and how a business transaction can be that common language for collaboration between Dev, Ops, and Biz. DevOps is an approach that improves collaboration among Dev and ...Read More

Keep CALM And Embrace DevOps – Culture

This is my first blog post at AppDynamics, and I have to say that it’s great to be aboard. It’s been a hectic first couple of weeks, but the energy, enthusiasm and friendliness of everyone I have met has made me very excited about 2015! AppDynamics has a market leading APM and analytics ...Read More

Bugs: The Secret Killer to 5-Star Mobile App Reviews

Bugs. Once upon a time – and not so very long ago – that word had only one meaning: annoying little critters that crawl, sting, bite, and can generally make your life a misery. But in today’s modern technological age, the word bug has a new meaning: flaws in software applications. Though ...Read More