We are excited to announce that AppSphere 2014 will feature keynotes from
Jonah Kowall, Research Vice President, IT Operations at Gartner; Lance
Crosby, Chief Executive Officer of SoftLayer, an IBM Company; and Bill Platt,
General Manager of Amazon Web Services.
Secure your seat for these must-see sessions at AppDynamics AppSphere 2014
— November 3-5, 2014 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
The conference will also include a panel of cloud experts from Microsoft,
Google, Red Hat, and AWS discussing the future of the Cloud. Including
breakout sessions featuring industry thought leaders from American Express,
MongoDB, CoreLogic, Lithium, and more. See the full list of speakers at
Jonah Kowall’s bio:
Jonah Kowall is a Research VP in Gartner’s IT Operations Management group.
He focuses on application performance monitoring (APM), event correlation and... (more)
Data is dumb but we can't seem to get enough of it these days. An entire
industry has evolved to make sense of the massive amounts of data being
generated every day. Massive data collection by itself does not guarantee the
context required to solve business and IT problems... If we are smart about
data, however, it will lead us in the right direction.
Today's businesses are defined by the software they run on, enabling them to
innovate and create new services faster. Apple re-invented the music industry
through software; Netflix changed the way we consume movies through software; ... (more)
This post originally appeared on APM Digest
Welcome to the fourth era of digital.
The first three periods or ages or phases — call them what you like —
were each defined clearly by transformative events.
First, the dawn of the personal computer age in April 1977 with the debut of
the Apple II (and validated in August 1981 with the introduction of the IBM
Next, the beginning of the Internet age when the Netscape browser was
released in 1994, which redefined forever the way we connect.
Then, on June 29, 2007 — ushered in again by Steve Jobs and Apple — the
mobility era began ... (more)
AppDynamics is excited to unveil details behind our new Application
Intelligence Platform which is the technology foundation for the AppDynamics
portfolio of performance monitoring, automation and analytics solutions
(transaction analytics was also announced today).
Today’s software defined businesses need the ability to see everything in
their application environment, act with certainty, and know faster. See, Act,
& Know, the three core pillars of Application Intelligence.
Making sense of all the data, transactions, events and user interactions in
these environments is increasi... (more)
I was recently reading Freakonomics’ authors Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J.
Dubner’s latest book, Think Like a Freak, and passed over a quote that
really resonated with me:
So rather than address their root causes, we often spend billions of dollars
treating the symptoms and are left to grimace when the problem remains.
Sure they were referring to socioeconomic issues such as poverty and crime
and not application monitoring, however, the statement still holds true.
Since my time at AppDynamics I’ve seen and overheard customers claiming
they don’t need an APM solution because they ... (more)