Aakrit Prasad

Aakrit Prasad

Aakrit is an industry professional presently responsible for leading product growth and innovation initiatives for Core & APM products at AppDynamics. With 7+ years of professional industry experience, he has worked in multiple different engineering & product leadership roles, gaining necessary skills to head enterprise grade, disruptive technology products. He was previously a Product Owner and Senior Staff Software & Performance Engineer at Salesforce, managing the core product performance & scale growth and capacity strategy. Prior to Salesforce, he worked as a Sr Software & Process Automation Engineer for numerous years. He has a M.S. in Computer Science with a focus on high performance computing & back-end distributed systems from the University of Chicago and a B.S.E. in Materials Science & Engineering specializing in Electronic Materials & Polymers from the Ohio State University.



Engineering

How to Master Your Java Memory (and Save Your Programming)

You spent countless hours working out the bugs in your Java application and getting its performance where you need it. During the testing, you noticed the application getting progressively slower over time, outright crashing or exhibiting poor performance. You go through your code and make sure you haven’t missed anything else that could cause these […]




Engineering

What’s exciting about Java 9 and Application Performance Monitoring

In today’s modern computing age, constant enhancements in software innovations are driving us closer to an era of software revolution. Perhaps in the distant future, that may be how the 21st century is remembered best. Among the popular software languages out there, however, Java continues to have the largest industry footprint, running applications around the […]