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Introduction to Application Observability Using Cisco AppDynamics and ThousandEyes

by Sean Douglas

This course will introduce you to how Cisco AppDynamics, ThousandEyes, and Intersight Workload Optimizer provide observability across the entire stack of applications, infrastructure, and security with real-time insights and business context.

What you'll learn

These days, many organizations are experiencing enormous challenges in providing, securing, and optimizing an ever-growing demand of web/mobile applications and digital services in a cost-effective manner. As these applications can now be deployed from anywhere – within their private data center, public cloud, SaaS – it is beyond human scale to monitor everything that impacts the applications. In this course, Introduction to Application Observability Using Cisco AppDynamics and ThousandEyes, you will be introduced to Cisco’s application observability solution and the foundation components of that solution – AppDynamics, ThousandEyes, and Intersight Optimizer. First, you’ll learn how the core foundational components of full-stack observability provides insight and visibility into both the application and user digital experience. Next, you will learn how to navigate AppDynamics and deploy ThousandEyes agents into your hybrid-cloud environments so that you can create various tests and process their results. Finally, you’ll learn how AppDynamics Secure Application can be used to protect the application against attacks in real time, as well as identify vulnerabilities and threats. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have fundamental knowledge of application observability to translate concepts and ideas from the hands-on demonstrations to be utilized for your organization, clients, and customers.

About the author

Sean Douglas has more than 17 years of experience working extensively with Cisco technology. He didn't always understand how IP networks, voice, and video solutions work. Sean remembers clearly what it was like to start from the beginning, when everything was new and somewhat confusing. Fortunately, he had some exceptional teachers that took the time to explain things in plain terms. He also has an enthusiasm for learning and finding solutions. Sean brings that same passion for learning and enth... more

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