New in Traceview: 5 more ways to drill down on your APM data

Over the past few months, we’ve been reaching out to users, doing user testing, and compiling a collection of the most complex traces TraceView has encountered to date. What have we found? Unsurprisingly, our customers’ apps (and ecologies thereof) continue to grow more sophisticated, distributed, and asynchronous. We’re obviously excited about this trend, as instrumenting […]


3 New Customization Options for .NET Apps in TraceView!

With the latest update to our .NET instrumentation we’re expanding our commitment to our power users by offering additional customization options. Our TraceView instrumentation team works incredibly hard to make sure that the install experience for first and long-time users is quick and easy. While we strive to provide an excellent out-of-the-box experience we realize […]


We’re NOT Announcing Docker Support Because We Already Supported It

Towards the end of 2014, Docker expanded support for three major players in the cloud space: AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Compute. Series D funding of Docker reached almost $100 million. With growing adoption, Docker is an important trend for future application architectures. But this isn’t new here at AppNeta. We’ve heard announcements for Docker […]

TraceView - Total Requests

Check out the total requests to your apps!

The TraceView team has been busy spending time with our users, especially our users in operations who are responsible for making sure their apps can deal with fluctuations in traffic. We are happy to announce that on top of recent UI updates, we are rolling out a chart of the total number of requests to your […]


California Dreaming: Velocity 2015

Join AppNeta at Velocity in Santa Clara May 27th through 29th! Let us know you’re there, tweet @AppNeta, and come grab a t-shirt from booth #413. Velocity is next up on an already strong 2015 of conferences for AppNeta and it is all about performance! With a great lineup of speakers and just under one […]


PyCon 2015 Wrap Up

The AppNeta team has just returned from a fantastically fun, edifying, and exhausting weekend at PyCon 2015. PyCon was held in Montreal this year, giving team members the opportunity to brush up on their French, binge on poutine, and absorb the many fabulous talks given by this year’s speakers (including our very own development manager, […]


Performance Analysis as Performance Art: my experience speaking at PyCon 2015

Sunday afternoon, I had the pleasure of addressing my largest audience ever on a topic very dear to my heart. With each talk I attended, my anxiety increased: it was once again a fantastic conference filled with tons of exceptional talks. I fretted with my slides almost daily, making very few substantive changes but staring […]


APM Deployments Shouldn’t Fail

The topic of why APM deployments fail comes up often. APM Digest did an article in 2012 providing 15 reasons offered by industry experts, and Jonah Kowall over at AppDynamics recently revisited the topic. Something’s in the water, apparently. From our point of view as an APM vendor, APM deployments don’t fail. APM is just […]


Configuring fault-tolerant path alerts

For many years, AppNeta has provided best-of-breed performance management for apps you build and apps you buy.  Central to this service is the ability to create timely alerts when latency and network connectivity exceed your established thresholds. At present, alerts are dispatched by email which – in certain configurations – can create a circular dependency: […]


Don’t Just Log: A Case for Why You Need APM

Companies have written extensively on the debate between using Application Performance Monitoring or using Logging to analyze web applications. Logging is a catch-all tool that’s both convenient and necessary for running web applications in production. Have an app? I bet it makes logs; drop in your favorite solution here! But if you’re concerned with end-user […]