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Cisco (AppDynamics) is Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for the Sixth Consecutive Year

Today, Cisco (AppDynamics) was named a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring Suites for the sixth year in a row. We…

By Thomas Wyatt | March 21, 2018 | Share

Cisco (AppDynamics) is Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for the Sixth Consecutive Year

Today, Cisco (AppDynamics) was named a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring Suites for the sixth year in a row. We…

Unlock the Value of IoT with Performance Monitoring

From cars to home appliances to wearables, the Internet of Things (IoT) has rapidly found its way into everyday objects, changing the way we live…

By Anupam Jindal June 22, 2018 | Share

The Pain of Not Doing DevOps

For planning new software projects and maintaining existing deployments, DevOps helps organizations creates stronger ties between all stakeholders throughout the development lifecycle. So it’s no…

By Sean Stanford May 18, 2018 | Share

Product

Using AppDynamics Business iQ to Uncover Airline Competitive Seat-Blocking

At AppDynamics, we frequently talk about how insights derived from application performance metrics can help achieve favorable business outcomes. It’s easy to imagine how this would be the case with a slow e-commerce application or full-blown outage, but there are many other use cases that don’t readily come to mind. Here’s a hypothetical use case […]

News

Accelerate Your Career: Become an Agent of Transformation

Technologists for tomorrow A new global research report launched today by AppDynamics reveals the emergence of a new breed of technologist, primed to drive positive and sustainable change within their organizations over the coming years – The Agents of Transformation. Technology advancements continue to change the world in ways we’re only beginning to imagine – […]

Engineering

AWS re:Invent—What do Black Friday and Cyber Monday Have in Common?

With the genesis of Amazon Web Services, enterprises of all sizes can now take advantage of the public cloud to deliver significantly more agility and control. With AWS, elastic infrastructure is easier to attain, and usage spikes are an afterthought. Only days apart, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are arguably the two biggest days in […]

Engineering

Why Kubelet TLS Bootstrap in Kubernetes 1.12 is a Very Big Deal

Kubelet TLS Bootstrap, an exciting and highly-anticipated feature in Kubernetes 1.12, is graduating to general availability. As you know, the Kubernetes orchestration system provides such key benefits as service discovery, load balancing, rolling restarts, and the ability to maintain container counts by replacing failed containers. And by using Kubernetes-compliant extensions, you can seamlessly enhance system […]

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Engineering

How to Build Hybrid Cloud Confidence

This blog post is coauthored by Vamsi Chemitiganti, Chief Strategist at Platform9 Systems. The hybrid cloud is not a new concept. Way back in 2010, AppDynamics founder Jyoti Bansal had an interesting take on hybrid cloud. The issues Jyoti discussed more than eight years ago are just as challenging today, particularly with architectures becoming more […]

News

Using Gartner’s Peer Insights to Evaluate APM Providers

Application performance management (APM) companies are quickly becoming some of the most important players in the IT landscape as enterprises strive to deliver best-in-class customer experiences. Last year, the application performance management market was valued at $4.6 billion, and that number is projected to nearly double within just a few years, reaching $8.7 billion by […]

Product

Unlocking Insights and Visibility Into TIBCO With APM Software

TIBCO Software is a global leader in integration, API management and analytics. The company recently was named a leader in the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management report for the fourth consecutive time. TIBCO’s traditional strength in application integration is based on its enterprise service bus (ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks), message-oriented middleware (Enterprise […]

Engineering

Blue-Green Deployment Strategies for PCF Microservices

Blue-green deployment is a well-known pattern for updating software components by switching between simultaneously available environments or services. The context in which a blue-green deployment strategy is used can vary from switching between data centers, web servers in a single data center, or microservices in a Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) deployment. In a microservices architecture, […]

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Culture

Defining My Legacy at AppDynamics

Taking off from McCarran International Airport, leaving behind GSX 2018, it hit me — this is why I chose AppDynamics. In a single week, I was given the opportunity to not only enjoy a change of scenery (albeit weather-wise, not far from Texas’ climate) but the opportunity to connect and learn with my colleagues from […]

Engineering

Best Practices for Instrumenting Containers with AppDynamics Agents

In this blog I will show some best practices for instrumenting Docker containers, using docker-compose with a few popular AppDynamics application agent types. The goal here is to avoid rebuilding your application containers in the event of an agent upgrade, or having to hard-code AppDynamics configuration into your container images. In my role as a […]