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 ...Read More

A Chat With Drew Paroski, Co-Creator of HHVM and Hack

The HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM) and the Hack programming language haven’t really gotten the coverage they deserve. The biggest news in DevOps culture over the past few years had to do with the performance of PHP 7 and the Zend Engine 3. The quieter developments in HHVM may end up being a ...Read More

Site Reliability Engineering: DevOps 2.0

Has there ever been a better time to be in DevOps? TV shows like “Person of Interest” and “Mr. Robot” are getting better at showing what developers actually do, using chunks of working code. Movies like Michael Mann’s “Blackhat” (2015) won praise from Google’s security team for its DevOps accuracy in a ...Read More

From Students to Engineers: Experience Built to Last

Over the course of their 12-week program, our interns were given a glimpse of life at AppDynamics. Entering the program wide-eyed and eager to learn beyond expectations, they were exposed to our culture of constant improvement and process optimization. From learning to write “cleaner” code to preparing presentations with our executive staff, ...Read More

Dynamic Digest: Week of 8/29

Welcome to the Dynamic Digest, a weekly recap of the latest news happening in our industry. Want the pulse of what’s going on in enterprise software and analytics, performance management, cloud computing, data, and other like topics? We got you covered!   This week in the world of technology, a rocket explosion ...Read More

Industry Insights: The Threat Behind Digital Transformation

The age of digital disruption is upon us, as the last decade alone has proven in terms of technology and disruption with the progression of organizations like Uber, Airbnb, and Netflix. We are also on the brink of new disruptions in industry, including banking or payments, insurance, healthcare, construction, packaging, and many ...Read More

Back to School: Optimized for the Mobile Retailer

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s that time of year again. My Facebook feed is back from vacation, filled with stories of parents’ struggles with their children to get them ready for the return to school with new clothes and the necessary supplies. That probably helps to explain one rising trend of ...Read More

Battle of the PaaS: Python Apps in the Cloud

In the early days of the web, web pages were static and did not change. Today, however, most websites you visit are like applications you might find on your desktop — they offer dynamic content that changes on the fly. Users can interact with the app and get different information from another ...Read More

Exploring the AppDynamics Integration with OpenShift Container Platform

This was originally posted on OpenShift’s blog. Introduction Regardless of whether you are developing traditional applications or microservices, you will inevitably have a requirement to monitor the health of your applications, and the components upon which they are built. Furthermore, users of OpenShift Container Platform will often have their own existing enterprise ...Read More

Pokémon Go: A Developer’s Perspective

Every app developer dreams of the kind of success that Pokémon Go is enjoying right now. A month ago, it was just a rumor. Just 24 hours after it was released, it was the number one top grossing app, even though it was free to download and play. Within a single week, ...Read More