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Here at Dynatrace, we were pretty excited (but not completely surprised) to see a number of our partners making the A-list in Gartner’s newly launched Magic Quadrant report, which identifies the top 20 Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers Worldwide. There stood HCL Tec...
Next month will mark the 47th anniversary of Apollo 13. The film that recounts the story is a favorite of mine, probably because it so masterfully captures the incredible suspense, fear, and hope felt by people everywhere, that I personally recall very well. I also know how an organiza...
Keeping up with new mobile-app features has traditionally been a real challenge when relying on manual instrumentation. Automatic instrumentation has proven to be extremely efficient at quickly instrumenting mobile apps—without requiring manual configuration of source code. With auto-i...
Managing highly dynamic service and application infrastructures with a CMDB database can be cumbersome and error prone. Modern microservices infrastructures commonly contain thousands of individual business-critical services and related dependencies. Dynatrace automatically discovers a...
Over the past months, we’ve added numerous enhancements to our Service overview pages. To maximize the value of these enhancements, it became necessary to build an entirely new page design. We’re now proud to present all the new views and features that the enhanced Service ...
The third topic of the “black box” series brings us to VBScript. For people interested in the first part, generated code, please click here. For the second part, Python, please click here. The first question which came to my mind when someone wanted to instrument VBScript w...
Last week I made my way through Europe, touring our offices in the UK, France, Germany and Austria. It was a spectacular week encompassing media interviews, fresh technical unveilings, team lunches, and meet ups with some very significant brands. For me, it was a week that truly showed...
You can’t really say that I participated in SAP Hybris’ Digital Live Summit (#SAPHybrisLive) yesterday. It was a global event spreading multiple timezones – so yesterday doesn’t apply here. It was a unprecedented online event of a kind I’ve never experienc...
Once upon a time, I set up an OpenStack cluster and experienced some strange connectivity problems with all my OpenStack instances. It was the perfect opportunity to learn more about OpenStack, perform a head-long deep dive into Neutron, and update my network troubleshooting skills. Th...
All Dynatrace installers are now signed and validated To further improve the security of Dynatrace Managed, we now sign all Dynatrace Managed installers. Now when a Dynatrace Managed installation is upgraded, the signature of the new installer is automatically verified. The installatio...
The Dynatrace DevOps Pipeline State UFO was built out of the necessity to visualize alerts, problems, health and CI/CD pipeline state within the Dynatrace R&D organization. It sparked a cultural transformation as it made code quality that we pushed more frequently through our Deliv...
As technologists, we find ourselves in the middle of tumultuous times and radical change: cloud, containers, automation, artificial intelligence, mobility, the Internet of Things, cyberwarfare, digital transformation, and more! When the $&#! hits the fan, military strategists reference...
As I reflect on 2016 and move well into 2017, I couldn’t be more excited about our position and the year ahead. I believe that, with our focus on innovation, we’ve turned application performance management on its head, completely re-defining how the world’s best businesses will approac...
This is the second topic of the “Black Box” series, bringing us to Python. For people interested in Part One, generated code, please click here. In this post I’ll go through how to take a simple Python script and instrument it using the AppMon Native ADK. I will also shed s...
With the requirement to deliver new software releases faster, and more frequently, many companies choose to automate some, or all, of the code development. Developers can create flows in an integrated development environment (IDE) such as JDeveloper, Eclipse or another tool without see...
We’re happy to announce the beta release of Dynatrace PHP-FPM monitoring! Dynatrace PHP-FPM monitoring provides information about connections, slow requests, and processes. Now you’ll know immediately if your PHP-FPM is underperforming. And when problems occur, it’s easy to...
The Dynatrace API can now be used to seamlessly integrate the process-group attributes that are discovered by Dynatrace OneAgent—for example, technology overview and topology details—into your existing reporting and operations processes. Process-group properties returned by the API can...
OneAgent Java Support for Tibco JMS Support for Spring web services Support for CXF 3.x JAX-RS client .NET Support for Service Fabric remoting General improvements and fixes Efficiency improvements for many technologies, resulting in lower CPU usage. Support for user-defined bridge net...
Perform 2017 finished as it should: with all 75 presenting customers and partners back on stage to receive a standing ovation. That’s what this global event is all about –  customer networking, shared learnings, and proud moments that showcase how Dynatrace’s innovati...
Following the release of version 112, here are the latest enhancements that we’ve introduced to Dynatrace Managed. Improved notifications for infrastructure issues To ensure the continuous, reliable operation of Dynatrace Managed Server in your environment, Dynatrace Managed now ...
We’re thrilled to announce the Early Access Program for Dynatrace OpenStack integration! This blog post is the first in a two-part series that explores how Dynatrace supports the monitoring of OpenStack environments. OpenStack has become quite popular in recent years. Organizatio...
Every year at the Perform customer event, we recognize individual users and customer organizations that have made great strides—and helped others make such strides—in digital transformation. Last week at Perform 2017, in the Chelsea Theater at the Cosmopolitan Hotel, nine Dynatrace Cus...
Dynatrace automatically detects process types such as Tomcat, JBoss, Apache web server, MongoDB, and many others. We also take technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Cloud Foundry, and Azure into account. A process group is a set of processes that run on separate hosts but be...
As we move further from a physical world towards software based architectures, transformation of management approaches need to change! Customer experience has become the primary focus for best in class service delivery. Zurich Insurance have recognized this need and have taken steps to...
Dynatrace is the first and only OpenShift Primed monitoring solution powered by artificial intelligence.  OpenShift is based on docker and Kubernetes, and the next generation PaaS for developing, deploying and running containerized applications conveniently and at scale.  In this sessi...
The new User sessions search and analytics view enables you to search for specific users and analyze your user sessions across applications based on specific criteria. To access User sessions view, click the new User sessions link in the navigation menu. User sessions view (see below) ...
In this session “Aligning innovation to the needs of the customer and the business”, we heard how NRG consistently puts the customer first, and what that means for their future, and their digital transformation going forward. At NRG they strongly believe that customer satisfaction, thr...
Backed by the right technology and expertise, Digital Experience Centers (DECs) offer visual platforms for dynamic collaboration between dev, prod, and ops teams together with business stakeholders. They support an agile DevOps culture across an entire organization. This in turn positi...
Did you know that the volume of healthcare data just reached 150 exabytes, and will soon be at zettabyte and yottabyte scale?  Moreover, 80% of healthcare data is invisible to current systems because it is unstructured! In this session “Evolving performance engineering: How business dr...
In this presentation, Johannes Engelke (twitter: @quablab), SAP Hybris, Product Owner for Backend Services, gave us an overview of what his team is doing to run and build their Hybris as a service (YaaS) microservices platform on AWS.  Their application uses many different technologies...
Digital transformation depends on advanced technology, but that’s not all. Even the most innovative tech solutions need to be supported by the right human experience and process knowledge for digital business to grow. By establishing effective procedures behind the implementation and a...
Digital transformation is a moving target that keeps accelerating. It requires the ongoing management of expanding new projects and platforms that affect operations, testing, development and the business. Cloud and microservices initiatives add significant complexity to this landscape....
Successful digital transformation requires visibility across silos of technology, development, and operations. While tracking some of this information can be relatively simple, gaining visibility into third-party applications–“black boxes”—is a serious challenge for many organiza...
A day ahead of the official kickoff to Perform 2017, we were joined by 375+ of some of the best minds in IT for a series of (sold-out) Hands on Training sessions. This group was exposed to leading, in-demand technologies in the APM market and experienced our latest product updates and ...
I am very excited, and proud, to let you know that we brought Visually Complete and Speed Index to real user monitoring. This used to be available only in Synthetic. Whilst this was great now being able to immediately correlate Visually Complete metrics against core business metrics li...
TOC: Don’t let digital complexity fumble your 3rd and goal opportunity, Feb 1 Don’t let digital complexity fumble your 3rd and goal opportunity. It’s that time of year again! The final game of the NFL season!  According to reports from Adweek 30-second spots are running $5 million USD....
Imagine that it’s 9 a.m. in England on a Monday morning. Customers are going to start hitting our CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace.  If there are web application or connectivity issues interfering with the digital customer experience in England, or anywhere in Europe, Dynatrace Synthetic ...
Modern web applications typically feature complex service architectures that can process millions of different types of requests. With each unique request behaving slightly differently and triggering a slightly varied service flow, it can be a real challenge to analyze the performance ...
If you are responsible for marketing digital products in the financial services industry, or any industry, you are undoubtedly interested in reducing the impact of card payment failures on operations on your business, all while enhancing the user experience. But what are the indicators...
Innovating faster to meet end-user demand is one of the challenges addressed by DevOps. DevOps bridges the knowledge gap about the impact between business and application teams. Application teams have to better understand the impact they have on business with code or deployment changes...