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In the first installment of this series, I talked about why analytics matters for IT Operations teams and drilled into the first of five ITOA use cases — visualizing your environments. I described our flow map feature at length, which automatically maps the topology of the application environment so customers can understand the dependencies between application components. In this post I’m going to focus on the second common ITOA use case, rapid troubleshooting. Rapid troubleshooting Once you can visualize the inter-dependencies inside your environment, the second common ITOA use case involves leveraging this visibility to solve operational problems. Being able to pinpoint root cause of an issue using data generated from your application environment is of the utmost importance for businesses whose livelihood depends on these types of applications. Typically Operation... (more)

AppDynamics Brings Big Data Science to APM in Summer ’14 Release

Today I am pleased to announce the availability of the AppDynamics Summer ‘14 Release.  With this release, AppDynamics brings the first event store to capture and process big data streams in real-time to the APM industry.  Large and complex applications generate data at an extremely high velocity, requiring a monitoring platform to scale along with them. Many business critical applications and operational insights are hidden in the data generated by these applications. This unified platform delivers a central, massively scalable platform to manage all tiers of the application i... (more)

The Future of Ops | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

In my first post, I discussed how software and various tools are dramatically changing the Ops department. This post centers on the automation process. When I was younger, you actually had to build a server from scratch, buy power and connectivity in a data center, and manually plug a machine into the network. After wearing the operations hat for a few years, I have learned many operations tasks are mundane, manual, and often have to be done at two in the morning once something has gone wrong. DevOps is predicated on the idea that all elements of technology infrastructure can be c... (more)

Fall 2014 Release Enables Modern Collaborative Troubleshooting

Today, I am very pleased to announce our Fall 2014 Release which is packed with exciting new features and platform enhancements. We gave a sneak peak of some new features at AppSphere back in November, but for those who couldn’t make it to Las Vegas I wanted to highlight what our team has been working on. At a high level, the features and capabilities can be grouped into four themes: Cutting edge collaboration capabilities Deep visibility into complex applications Application Analytics Platform collection & processing enhancements Modern collaborative troubleshooting for rapid r... (more)

AppDynamics Joins the Cloud Foundry Foundation

I’m pleased to announce that AppDynamics is now a member of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, the nonprofit organization committed to rapid and robust development of the open-source Cloud Foundry Platform-as-a-Service. This organization is playing a critical role in ensuring that the Cloud Foundry ecosystem remains open and available to users, developers, and providers, and that it continues to grow and advance to serve the increasing number of enterprises migrating to the cloud. AppDynamics joins a stellar cast of technology leaders — including IBM, Pivotal, SAP, EMC, Verizon, Akama... (more)