Kevin Goldberg

Kevin Goldberg

Kevin is the Senior Content Marketing Manager for AppDynamics. He's a longtime suffering San Diego Chargers and Padres fan. You can follow him on Twitter at @Kevin_Goldberg


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5 Reasons to Attend AppSphere 2016

Here at AppDynamics, we’ve been gearing up to make AppSphere 2016 our best event yet, full of the expertise, networking opportunities, and tools you’ll need to enhance your abilities and be a leader in your field. Last year we brought together over 1,500 attendees from some of the world’s biggest businesses and heard speakers from […]




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The Importance of Monitoring Containers [Infographic]

With the rise of Docker, Kubernetes, and other container technologies, the growth of microservices has skyrocketed among dev teams looking to innovate on a faster release cycle. This has enabled teams to finally realize their DevOps goals to ship and iterate quickly in a continuous delivery model. Why containers are growing in popularity is no […]




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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 the reasons Gartner […]




Engineering

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 a Critical Capabilities […]




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The True Cost of Downtime [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you know how much your organization risks with every potential outage? Application performance issues can impact away more than revenue, your brand might take a substantial hit as well. Hundreds, thousands of potential customers could take to Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, the App Store and voice their complaints and give poor reviews simply because your […]




Engineering

5 Challenges for a Successful Enterprise DevOps Model

It’s surprisingly difficult to find a concise proper definition of just what exactly DevOps entails. However, I did come across this quote that seems to do a decent job, “DevOps is a culture, movement or practice that emphasizes the collaboration and communication of both software developers and other information-technology (IT) professionals while automating the process […]




Engineering

The Ultimate DevOps Toolkit for the Application Lifecycle

The right tools in your DevOps toolkit can help you successfully enable DevOps in your organization, highlighting an Agile release process and team collaboration. Let me start this post by stating DevOps is not only about tools — without the right people and culture behind it, even the best tools won’t help you succeed in […]




Engineering

An Introduction to Python WSGI Servers: Part 1

After releasing our new Python agent in early 2015, we’ve become obsessed with Python performance. One critical area that can impact the performance of your Python stack is your WSGI server. So, of course, we decided to collect the top 6 WSGI servers and put them to the test. In this post, we’ll provide an […]




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Top 5 Retail Performance Metrics You Should be Monitoring

Hopefully, by now you’ve recognized the vital importance application performance has on your bottom line. In retail, specifically, this is extremely apparent. Unfortunately, all too often we see some big online retailer have an outage during a peak period. Whether that’s on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or a special product launch, retailers can’t afford any […]




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The Relationship Between Software Performance And Retail Success

As customers’ demand for a convenient, seamless, and personalized digital shopping experience reaches critical mass, there’s been a magnifying focus on the technology underlying the entire process. Retails everywhere are becoming customer-obsessed, investing in innovations such as omni-channel, IoT, and geo-fencing. What’s being overlooked, however, is the performance of these applications. The software applications providing […]