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Attention TraceView Apt Repository Users: GPG Key Expiry

On Sunday September 28th 2014 the GPG key for our Apt repo data expired. This affects users of Debian, Ubuntu, and other Apt-using systems. This is the key for the package version info and metadata provided by the repo to your favorite package manager, not the key with which all our packages themselves are signed. […]

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AppNeta Performance Management

Announcing SAM: SaaS Application Monitoring

To monitor SaaS applications, IT teams have been using traditional application monitoring tools that are for monitoring internal applications — looking at servers and devices on the network to make sure they are functioning properly. However, SaaS applications aren’t on their network — they are over the Internet and in the cloud — making these […]

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AppNeta Response to “Shell Shock” Bash Vulnerability

[UPDATE Thursday September 25th 2014 23:59 ET] This is a progress update to notify all users that remote Appliance patching is underway. Once completed the Appliance build should read 7.9.0.11818. IMPORTANT: For those Appliances with Upgrade Type set to Manual or Scheduled, you must upgrade yourself to ensure protection from this vulnerability [UPDATE Thursday September 25th […]

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Internet Slowdown Day: Too Painful to be Real?

Yesterday was Go Slow Day on the Internet. As lawmakers consider the latest arguments on how much control ISPs should be allowed to exert over the networks that support the wider internet, websites like Reddit, Etsy, and Vimeo are staging a protest. Yesterday, they committed to slowing down their main sites, giving users a glimpse […]

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Introducing TraceView for Node.js Applications

Today, we’re expanding the diversity of application environments TraceView supports by bringing node.js support out of private beta to general availability.  AppNeta provides full-stack monitoring designed to cover critical production environments and all their moving parts, so it’s exciting to be able to support even more diverse and heterogeneous environments. Support for http-server, http-client, mongodb […]

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Apdex Updates: Synthetic Apdex, Geographic Apdex, and Errors as Fails

Since we released Apdex in April, we’ve been tossing around ideas to improve and extend our support of Apdex.  You might have noticed that last week we introduced a few big changes: “Synthetic Apdex” – separate Apdex scoring for AppView monitoring performance, to better compare synthetic vs RUM experience Experience filters – easy drill down on requests […]

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Designing Babel: Leveraging Polyglot Architectures

The story of the Tower of Babel is one of western civilization’s earliest cautionary tales. Encoded in its telling, we find the earliest known argument against polyglot architectures. The plethora of languages, the argument states, impedes productivity and detracts from the oneness of the people. In fact, there’s very little argument against polyglot programming or […]

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Down for Everybody? Wednesday’s Fantasy Football Draft

Here at AppNeta we have a tradition of creating a Fantasy Football league every year.  Each year we decide who the commissioner is and then we start the grueling process of selecting draft order, league rules, team names, date of draft and most importantly selecting the platform to draft on.  Our league consists of members […]

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Full Stack Load Testing in Boston

We had a great turn-out last night at the Boston Web Performance Meetup, where we talked about full stack load testing. Performance testing is funny, because unlike a lot of correctness testing, it frequently relies on having a full replica of production, with production level data, servers, and more. The inspiration for this talk was […]

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JRuby: Performance Plus the Whole Java World on a Silver Platter

We’re happy to announce that we just recently released our first java platform gem with JRuby instrumentation for AppNeta Traceview. It’s been exciting and at times a bit challenging but we’re very happy to now offer full JRuby support for application performance monitoring. We found JRuby to be very interesting. You have this hard-core team […]

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