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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

How to Identify Impactful Business Transactions in AppDynamics

New users of APM software often believe their company has hundreds of critical business transactions that must be monitored. But that’s not the case. In my role as Professional Services Consultant (EMEA) at AppDynamics, I’ve worked at dozens of customer sites, and the question of “What to monitor?” is always foremost in new users’ minds. […]

News

The Future of Voice Technology And What It Means for the Enterprise

Today, over 47 million Americans have access to smart speakers like the Amazon Alexa and Google Home — a staggering 128% increase from 2017, when the devices first spiked in popularity. But the meteoric rise of the smart speaker doesn’t stop there: Between now and the end of 2019, industry experts say that voice-activated speaker […]

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 […]

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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 […]

News, Product

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 […]

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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 […]

Culture

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 […]