Another Epic APM User Conference

Amena Siddiqi

APM User Conference session

Back by popular demand, volume two of our APM User Conference was another resounding success!

This was a peer-driven technical conference for our AppInternals and Aternity users. After an inaugural event in Austin, TX last November, this time we held the event in Reston, VA, bringing it closer to home for our DC area customers. We plan to continue rotating through different locations every six to nine months, so if you have a strong preference for where we should have it next, especially if you are interested in hosting, let us know by emailing

By practitioners, for practitioners

From peer-to-peer interactions, technical “how to” sessions, and open discussions with our development teams, our users walked away with a wealth of knowledge, skills, and lots more product goodness to look forward to! We even included a pre-conference optional training day. So, if you weren’t already familiar with the product, you could learn the basics before attending the main sessions.

open spaces

Breakout sessions for peer-to-peer open discussions and product feedback

Our open CFP drew in a lot of interesting session content. Here is a sampling of what was presented:

  • Reducing the cost of IT with automation and shifting left by Raviv Chalamish
  • The combined power of APM and device-based EUE visibility by Dennis Kunstman
  • Observability for the cloud-native landscape: Kubernetes, Containers & Pivotal by Alex Kozlov
  • What’s on the horizon for Portal by Mike Lapadula
  • B2C analytics for better business outcomes by Tim Grant, CTO Blue Triangle
  • Integrating Web RUM and synthetic monitoring by Tim Grant and Jon Hodgson
  • Extending APM data with custom plug-ins by Levi Bracken
  • Best practices in performance engineering: People, Process, Tools by Marco Bicudo & Richard Manion
  • Integrating with the DevOps toolchain: Splunk, Grafana & ELK by Richard Juknavorian
  • Business activity monitoring with Aternity by Nabeel Khashan
  • Advanced Aternity dashboarding and reporting with Tableau by Thomas Telligman
  • Solving complex performance problems by Can Hircin
  • Operationalizing EUE/APM data with remediation & ServiceNow by Adi Mendel

Enjoying a night out at Topgolf

Download the presentations.

Here’s what you liked best

  • “I really enjoyed the breakout sessions”
  • “Networking with like-minded people”
  • “Access to dev and leadership”
  • “Learning about functionality we are not currently using”

We hope to see you again in the near future!

The APM Conference Team

APM Conference Team

From left: Judy Perez, Amena Siddiqi, Peco Karayanev

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