Accelerate Your Digital Business with AppDynamics Winter ‘17 Product Release

Last month at AppD Summit New York, we unveiled the latest innovations in our Business iQ and App iQ platforms, paving the way for a…

By Amit Sharma | November 1, 2017 | Share

Accelerate Your Digital Business with AppDynamics Winter ‘17 Product Release

Last month at AppD Summit New York, we unveiled the latest innovations in our Business iQ and App iQ platforms, paving the way for a…

AppDynamics Welcomes Perspica to Cisco

Changing the Way People Think about Business Performance from the Packet Flow to the Customer Experience This morning, Cisco announced the intent to acquire Perspica.…

By Bhaskar Sunkara October 19, 2017 | Share

2017 App Attention Index: 80% of Users Delete Apps Due to Poor Performance

Today’s consumers are now accustomed to lightning-fast digital experiences thanks to the high bar set by Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. Every second counts and…

By Prathap Dendi November 7, 2017 | Share

Engineering

Tales from the Field: Spectre, Meltdown, and Patching Performance

By now you’ve certainly heard of – or perhaps been impacted by – Meltdown and Spectre, two newly discovered vulnerabilities that affected nearly every modern processor. If not, you might want to take a moment and visit Meltdownattack.com for a good overview, and Ars Technica for some good examples of how the vulnerability affects processors. […]

Engineering, Product

Tales from the Field: Debugging Applications in Production with Information Points

Production debugging is one of the most difficult parts of the job for any software engineer and one of the most underrated problems faced by IT. Developers usually rely on logs to troubleshoot production issues. They go through hundreds of lines of logs, sorting through complex logic as their stress levels rise, acutely aware that […]

Engineering, Product

The AppD Approach: Using Flame Graphs to Debug Node.js Apps

In my day job, I work to help people understand performance and reliability issues in distributed applications across a number of different technologies including Java, .NET, and Node.js. A few years ago, I started to see a rise in the adoption of Node.js, with some large organizations like PayPal making a major shift to the […]

The App Attention Index 2017

See what keeps users interested — and what turns them off — in this must-read report. Download now

News

The AppD Approach: IoT and AWS Greengrass

As both data and processing power rise on the edge of the network, monitoring the performance of edge devices becomes increasingly important. In addition to deploying the AppDynamics IoT monitoring platform to monitor C/C++ and Java apps, end-to-end visibility can be extended to applications running in an AWS Greengrass core by using AppDynamics IoT RESTFul […]

News

Tales from the Field: Application Performance and the Tax Bill

One of the benefits of a unified application performance solution is that it enables companies to prepare for the unexpected. But agreeing on the value of being prepared in the abstract and experiencing it directly can be two different things. On Friday, November 16, some of our customers in the health insurance industry began getting […]

Culture

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon: A Diverse and Growing Community

The motto for this year’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, “Keep Cloud Native Weird,” proved to be as much a prediction as a slogan when temperatures plummeted last week and snow began to fall in Austin, Texas. Despite Austin uncharacteristically turning into a winter wonderland, the attendance for this third annual event was truly impressive, boasting over […]

The App Attention Index 2017

See what keeps users interested — and what turns them off — in this must-read report. Download now

News

A Look Back: Evolven Software at AppD Summit New York

One of the highlights of 2017 for AppDynamics was AppD Summit New York. We took over NYC’s Pier 36 with over 1200 attendees and made big announcements around the next generation of Business iQ, new machine learning capabilities, and upcoming IoT and network visibility. We were also able to share the spotlight with some amazing partners, […]

News

Gartner Report: The ‘3B’s’ of Engagement: Business Architecture, Business Process, and Business Outcomes

Today, many IT leaders are missing opportunities to help their business grow, add value, and transform operations because they aren’t aligned with business leadership. In Gartner’s recent report, The ‘3B’s’ of Engagement: Business Architecture, Business Process, and Business Outcomes, Gartner shares how CIOs can leverage existing competencies to successfully engage with business leaders, enabling strategic […]

Engineering, Product

Tales from the Field: Migrating from Log4J to Log4J2

The AppDynamics Java agent, like many Java applications, uses logging extensively. We have used Log4J as our logging framework for many years. And while the latest release of Log4J was in 2012 – and the Apache Foundation announced end-of-life for Log4J in August 2015 – we didn’t upgrade to Log4J2 because of the need to […]

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Engineering, Product

The AppD Approach: Java 9 Support

We are excited to announce full support for Java 9 as part of our Winter ‘17 product release. Java 9 introduces some interesting features such as incubator support for HTTP/2 and making the G1 Garbage Collector (GC) the default GC for the Java virtual machine (JVM). But the most fundamental change that impacted all Java […]