Why Gartner identified IT Ops as a key use case for application performance monitoring suites

As application and infrastructure complexity continues to increase, caused by increased abstraction and dynamism creates challenges when monitoring your environment. End-to-end transaction tracing becomes not just ideal, but essential. Without this visibility, application performance issues become like trying to find a needle in a very expansive haystack. This is just one of ...Read More

Javascript: Beyond Just Web Apps

The age of computers is over. You are now living in the age of intelligent processing by just about everything else. Like vacuum tubes and tape drives, desktops and laptops are on their way to becoming odd relics of a distant age, if people remember them at all. That may sound a ...Read More

AppDynamics Hosts FinTech Leaders on the Future of Digital Banking

Last week AppDynamics hosted an exclusive networking evening for Financial Services executives at SushiSamba in London. Over 70 tech leaders gathered to enjoy great views over the City (the weather was on our side), excellent food and a panel discussion moderated by Shane Richmond, former tech editor for the Telegraph. We sat ...Read More

Beacon Technology: Everything You Need to Know to Start Coding

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last couple of days, it’s been almost impossible to miss the wildly popular release of Pokemon Go mobile application. Central to the application is geo-location, which is used in conjunction with augmented reality to place virtual characters in the real world where they can ...Read More

Why Gartner Identified DevOps as a Key Persona for Application Performance Monitoring Suites

Research firm, Gartner, conducts two important research projects yearly in the application performance monitoring space. The first is the well known Magic Quadrant. The Magic Quadrant compares the vision and execution of vendors in a specific market. In 2014, Gartner also began requiring a second research report with each Magic Quadrant called ...Read More

Python: Beyond Just Web Apps

Python has long been a go-to language for developers creating cutting-edge web applications. However, Python’s advantages of power, versatility, flexibility and ease of programming have made it a favorite language in a multitude of applications, industries, and niches. Examples of Python being used outside the world of Web apps include: The development ...Read More

Dynamic Digest: Week of 7/4

Welcome to the Dynamic Digest, a weekly recap of the latest news happening in our industry. Want the pulse of what’s going on in enterprise software and analytics, performance management, cloud computing, data, and other like topics? We got you covered! This week in the world of technology, Microsoft introduced a new ...Read More

Why Gartner Identified Application Support as a Key User for Application Performance Management

Esteemed analyst firm, Gartner, conducts an annual research report to compliment their popular Magic Quadrants. While the Magic Quadrants focus on plotting vendors, not products, in any given industry along x- and y-axis based on their vision and execution. The idea of the Magic Quadrant is to understand the vendor and the ...Read More

A Guide to Performance Challenges with AWS EC2: Part 4

If you’re just starting, check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 to get up to speed on your guide to the top 5 performance challenges you might come across managing an AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), and how to best address them. We kicked off with the ins and outs of running your virtual machines in ...Read More

A Day in the Life of Tech Torment: Part 4

This is the final installment of a four-part series on ‘A Day in the Life of Tech Torment’ Chapter 4: The Holistic Approach to End User Monitoring If you’re just checking in, catch up on Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of Sooraya’s story here.  Sooraya, our modern day protagonist, relies on an application-focused ...Read More