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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

Engineering

Why Idempotency and Ephemerality Matter in a Cloud-Native World

The first time I heard “idempotent” and “ephemeral,” I had no idea what they meant. Perhaps I should have, though, because idempotent and ephemeral patterns are not new to the computing world. In mathematics and computer science, idempotence is a property in which no matter how many times you execute some operations, you achieve the […]

Culture

Meet AppDynamics Intern and Agent of Transformation, Connor Thompson

Connor Thompson joined the 2018 Summer Internship cohort as part of the AppDynamics Partnership Marketing team. During his time at AppDynamics, he took on the mission of building out strategic approaches to marketing content and partnerships. In this installment of the Intern Spotlight series, Connor tells us what he’s learned from his team and mentors, how […]

Engineering

Deploying AppDynamics Agents to OpenShift Using Init Containers

There are several ways to instrument an application on OpenShift with an AppDynamics application agent. The most straightforward way is to embed the agent into the main application image. (For more on this topic, read my blog Monitoring Kubernetes and OpenShift with AppDynamics.) Let’s consider a Node.js app. All you need to do is to add […]

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Pivotal Cloud Foundry: Two Tiles Are Better Than One

In an earlier blog in our series on monitoring applications deployed to the Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) platform, my colleague Jeff Holmes described how AppDynamics provides an intuitive and user-friendly dashboard for a single view of all your key performance indicators for system health and availability. This broke new ground and has been warmly welcomed […]

Culture

Spotlight: Meet AppDynamics Intern and Agent of Transformation, Vishaka Sekar

This summer, AppDynamics brought on 24 talented individuals as part of our intern program. Each intern was tasked with the mission of learning the core values of AppDynamics and making an impact within their respective teams. As part of our weekly Intern Spotlight series, we’ll highlight a few of the amazing interns that have shared […]

Engineering

Monitoring Kubernetes and OpenShift with AppDynamics

Here at AppDynamics, we build applications for both external and internal consumption. We’re always innovating to make our development and deployment process more efficient. We refactor apps to get the benefits of a microservices architecture, to develop and test faster without stepping on each other, and to fully leverage containerization. Like many other organizations, we […]

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Meet AppD Intern and Agent of Transformation, Cheyenne Biolsi

Cheyenne Biolsi is a recent graduate of Cornell University, where she majored in Computer Science and Economics. This summer, she was chosen as one of 24 interns at AppDynamics, a select few who were encouraged to do something more with their summer off. They took a leap as interns and made a huge impact across the […]

Engineering

How Top Investment Banks Accelerate Transaction Time and Avoid Performance Bottlenecks

A complex series of interactions must take place for an investment bank to process a single trade. From the moment it’s placed by a buyer, an order is received by front-office traders and passed through to middle- and back-office systems that conduct risk management checks, matchmaking, clearing and settlement. Then the buyer receives the securities […]

Engineering

How Anti-Patterns Can Stifle Microservices Adoption in the Enterprise

In my last article, Microservice Patterns That Help Large Enterprises Speed Development, Deployment and Extension, we went over some deployment and communication patterns that help keep microservices manageable as you use more of them. I also promised that in my next post, I’d get into how microservice patterns can become toxic, create more overhead and […]

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The Serverless Revolution: Why and How The Movement Will Allow Teams to Deploy With More Velocity and Confidence

The serverless movement has recently received another jolt of momentum with Google’s recent release of KNative. Leveraging some of the hottest technologies including Kubernetes and Istio, KNative raises the bar of serverless by supporting a wide set of platforms including Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Red Hat OpenShift. With such a set of heavy hitters, if […]