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Why Application Intelligence + Network Intelligence Equals Better Business Outcomes

As more enterprises distribute applications not only between data centers, but also across data centers and multiple clouds, the application footprint is growing in size and complexity. And with companies increasingly relying on better end-to-end performance as a key requirement for business success, performance implications for these highly distributed and scalable applications are greater than […]

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WWT is Taking AppDynamics from the War Room to the Board Room

One question has loomed in the minds of CIOs and enterprise technology leaders for years, “How is  our investment in technology and software, impacting the success of the enterprise?” As advanced technology has helped mature this question over the years, organisations have sought to better understand the importance of technology and applications, and how these […]

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Tips for Modern Software Testing

Developers often dream of starting a new code project from scratch, but most have to make do with a legacy project. The best they can hope for is a rewrite. I was lucky. In my previous role as a development manager at a large financial institution, I had the pleasure to work on a greenfield […]

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4 Types of Continuous Performance Testing for a DevOps World

No one wants to write fragile, unreliable code. Developers want to build software that is bulletproof and that bounces back if there is a deficiency in a backend service. Coding well takes talent and experience. But resiliency is ultimately the result of performance testing, rigor, and quality feedback. In my last blog post, “The Importance […]

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Improve the Productivity of Relationship Managers and Financial Advisors with Business iQ

Every job has its mundane administrative tasks, and we all hate them. In the world of wealth management, relationship managers are pressured to serve as many existing customers and prospects as they can with the ultimate goal of increasing the assets under management (AUM)—one of the key metrics used to measure their productivity. Similarly, in […]

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Bridging the Gap – AppDynamics from a leading Cisco-partner’s perspective

Looking at the sponsors slide above, it is not difficult to conclude that the Conscia Netsafe logo is the odd one out. It is, after all, not very often that we are mentioned in the same sentence as our two neighbours in that slide, especially when the context is mostly about things seemingly going on […]

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Monitor Amazon EKS with AppDynamics

On the heels of announcing the general availability of AppDynamics for Kubernetes at KubeCon Europe, we’ve partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to bring Amazon EKS to the broader Kubernetes community. AppDynamics provides enterprise-grade, end-to-end performance monitoring for applications orchestrated by Kubernetes. Amazon EKS, AWS’s managed Kubernetes service, shoulders the heavy lifting of installing and […]

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How to Optimize Enterprise-Scale Node.js Applications

Node.js is rapidly becoming one of the most popular platforms for building fast, scalable web and mobile applications. In fact, the 2017 Node.js User Survey reveals that there are currently over 7 million Node.js instances online, with three in four users planning to increase their use of Node.js in the next 12 months. And it’s […]

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Strangler Pattern: Migrate to Microservices from a Monolithic App

In my 20-plus years in the software industry, I’ve worn a lot of hats: developer, DBA, performance engineer and—for the past 10 years prior to joining AppDynamics—software architect. I’ve been coding since sixth grade and have seen some pretty dramatic changes over the years, from punch cards and 8-inch floppies to DevOps and microservices. This […]

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Mean Time to Repair: What it Means to You

We’ve all been there: Flying home, late at night, a few delays. Our flight arrives at the airport and we’re anxious to get out of the tin can. Looking outside, we see no one is connecting the jet bridge to the aircraft. Seconds seems like minutes as the jet bridge just sits there. “This is […]