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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 […]

Engineering, Product

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 […]

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Fewer Bugs, Faster Releases: How APM Improves the Software Development Life Cycle

Breaking down a series of interdependent movements into discrete actions is often the first step to improving the performance of everything from professional orchestras to sports teams. And so it is with software. The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) evolved out of an effort in the late 1960s to put formal quality processes in place […]

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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 and work. In fact, IDC estimates in its Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide that by 2021, global IoT spending is expected to total nearly $1.4 trillion. It’s easy […]

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8 Reasons Enterprises Are Slow to Adopt Machine Learning

As CTO of Data Science at AppDynamics, and in my previous role as co-founder of Perspica, I’ve seen machine learning make huge strides in recent years. ML has helped Netflix perfect binge watching, taught Siri how to sound more human and made Amazon Echo a fashion consultant. But when it comes to machine learning use […]

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The AppD Approach: Monitoring Kubernetes Events

Just recently we launched AppDynamics for Kubernetes, giving enterprises end-to-end, unified visibility into their entire Kubernetes stack and Kubernetes-orchestrated applications for both on-prem and public cloud environments. Our industry-leading APM provides visibility into Kubernetes by leveraging labels such as Namespace, Pod or ReplicaSet. And AppDynamics customers can organize, group, query or filter Kubernetes objects or […]

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The Importance of Application Decomposition in App Performance Testing

DevOps is changing the way companies develop and maintain software. By embedding operations engineers into software development teams, companies are reducing the average number of days from code completion to live production and eliminating wait time and rework, among other benefits. But as I pointed out in my previous post “Performance Testing in a DevOps […]