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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…

Getting Started with Containers and Microservices

Get Ahead of Microservices and Container Proliferation with Robust App Monitoring Containers and microservices are growing in popularity, and why not? They enable agility, speed,…

By Matt Chotin March 15, 2018 | Share

Attaining Nirvana: The Four Levels of Cloud Maturity

Cloud adoption is atop every CIO’s priority list, and for good reason. Technology stacks are advancing at lightning speeds. Application architectures of the past decade…

By Maneesh Joshi March 2, 2018 | Share

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AppD Hackathon Project Shows APM Power in Digital Marketing

AppD Hackathon Project Shows APM Power in Digital Marketing Back in the days when my AppDynamics colleague, Piyush Mathur, and I worked for a social media analytics company, we often heard digital marketers complain about their IT systems not scaling due to the additional load generated by big budget campaigns. We also saw enterprises lose […]

Engineering, Product

The AppD Approach: Database Monitoring with Service Endpoints

I keep running into cases where the 80/20 rule (also known as the Pareto Principle) helps me prioritize my efforts in APM. I find that 80% of my problems are easy to fix, and once they are fixed, they stay that way. The other 20% require constant attention. It’s even tougher when one of the […]

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The AppD Approach: How to Identify Problematic Database Queries with Business Transactions

It happens all the time: the engineers notice your application is slowing down just as a health rule fires a warning. Now you are in a race to identify and fix the issue before customers feel its impact. One tried-and-true solution is database query optimization. But how do you know which queries to optimize? And […]

The App Attention Index 2017

See what keeps users interested — and what turns them off — in this must-read report. Download now

Engineering, Product

The AppD Approach: How to Monitor the AWS Cloud and Save Money

The AppDynamics platform is highly extensible, allowing our customers to monitor a variety of key Amazon Web Services (AWS) metrics. We have 20 unique AWS extensions that capture stats for everything from Auto Scaling which optimizes app performance and cost, to Storage Gateway which enables on-prem apps to use AWS cloud storage. We’re always fine-tuning […]

Product

Keeping App-Centric Consumers Happy

Poor app performance is a serious business problem. Customer loyalty depends on good app performance, so organizations have to deliver the best experience for every user, every time. In fact, The App Attention Index research reveals that 80 percent of consumers have deleted apps because they don’t perform correctly, and 53 percent have abandoned a […]

Engineering, Product

The AppD Approach: How to Monitor .NET Core Apps

For the past few months we’ve been collecting customer feedback on a new agent designed specifically to monitor microservices built with .NET Core. As I discussed a few weeks ago in my post “The Challenges of App Monitoring with .NET Core,” the speed and portability that make .NET Core a popular choice for companies seeking […]

The App Attention Index 2017

See what keeps users interested — and what turns them off — in this must-read report. Download now

Culture

Unstoppable: How Belief Helped Fuel the AppDynamics Journey from Start-Up to Market Leader

“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” ― Gail Devers Yesterday marked the 10-year anniversary of the founding of AppDynamics on April 1, 2008. Coincidentally, it was also the five-year anniversary of my first […]

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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 were also positioned highest among 15 vendors for ability to execute – something we’re incredibly proud of. Since joining AppDynamics over a year ago, one of the things I love […]

Product

Tales from the field: Building an effective test environment for a scalable service

This blog series highlights how we at AppDynamics use our own products to test our Events Service, which currently receives more than three trillion events per month. The first post in this series, Automation Framework in Analytics – Part 1, was published in September. To summarize part one of the series, the key requirements to […]

The App Attention Index 2017

See what keeps users interested — and what turns them off — in this must-read report. Download now

Engineering

Getting Started with Containers and Microservices

Get Ahead of Microservices and Container Proliferation with Robust App Monitoring Containers and microservices are growing in popularity, and why not? They enable agility, speed, and resource efficiency for many tasks that developers work on daily. They are light in terms of coding and interdependencies, which makes it much easier and less time consuming to […]