AppDynamics is aiming right for larger, enterprise-grade installations and the gradual trip into cloud computing. The company's dashboard works at going beyond simple profiling of the servers by presenting the flow of data through the constellation of servers. I think that especially complex websites assembled from more than a handful of sources will need instrumentation like this if they're going to keep running smoothly.
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