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Eight months ago we set out to start a philanthropy program from the ground up.  While it has been a recent edition to the AppDynamics culture, it has had a huge impact in its infant stage. For the past three years, we’ve participated in San Francisco Adopt-A-Family. From the beginning...
by Omed Habib
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Before you jump into creating KPIs for your Oracle database, clearly state and test your assumptions right up front. That has to come first. Otherwise, you’ll go down a blind alley many times trying to achieve better performance that will never happen because your assumptions were wrong in the first...

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by Tracy Kraft
Dec 12
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With every enterprise-grade software tool, there’s a right and a wrong way to use it. Luckily for AppDynamics’ customers, we have superb customer success team to help facilitate this process and teach our users the best practices — this might be why they keep recommending AppDynamics to their friends and...
by Sasha Jeltuhin
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Here at AppDynamics, we build applications for both external and internal consumption. We’re always innovating to make our development and deployment process more efficient. We refactor apps to get the benefits of a microservices architecture, to develop and test faster without stepping on each other, and to fully leverage containerization....
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As you may have heard by now, Stephen Covey – the author of “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” passed away this week. He published this book for the first time in 1989, just as I was entering the workforce and had a strong influence on how I analyzed my...

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