Month: July 2016

10-minute digital experience health check of our new Dynatrace website

Yesterday we completely refreshed and relaunched our website. I’m in Asia this week, so I woke up early to check everything was OK overnight. This blog is a simple overview of what I looked at, step by step, as I drank my morning coffee. I’m not in the development team, I’m just one of the stakeholders who cares deeply about our website performance. In just 10 minutes I am reassured that … read more

Pokemon Go Performance Issues – Gotta Catch Them All

Pokemon Go has stormed onto the scene this past week and the buzz is everywhere about it! However, being so successful in such a brief period of time can have a downside. Reports of players being unable to access services started appearing in relatively short order. Amazon’s CTO jumped into the fray offering their cloud services to help scale NiantecLab’s (creators of Pokemon Go) server-side infrastructure. While the Pokemon Go … read more

‘Dynatrace Ruxit’ becomes ‘Dynatrace’

Now, nearly two years since the launch of Dynatrace Ruxit—thanks to the extraordinary success and value that Dynatrace Ruxit brings to our customers—it’s time for a product name change that reflects the deepest possible commitment of the world’s #1 performance management vendor. Going forward, Dynatrace Ruxit will be known simply as ‘Dynatrace’, same as our company name. This is an exciting time for us to move the Dynatrace Ruxit technology and architecture to the forefront of our full-stack digital … read more

Introducing the Time frame selector

A long-awaited feature is finally here! In combination with our new support for multiple dashboards, a globally available Time frame selector is now also available. As this is the first release of the Time frame selector, support is currently limited to dashboards and other key pages. The Time frame selector will eventually be available application-wide. You’ll find the Time frame selector in the upper-right corner of all pages that support time frame … read more

User action detail page enhancements

With the latest release of Dynatrace we’ve greatly enhanced our user action detail pages with their own look and feel that distinguishes them from application pages. User action detail pages are now more compact and provide quick access to all relevant data. To access user action detail pages: Select Web applications from the Dynatrace menu. Select an application. Scroll down to the Top consumers section and click View full details. Select an action listed on the Top … read more

Create and share custom dashboards!

Dynatrace custom dashboards can now be cloned and shared. Time-frame selection and support for simultaneous use of multiple dashboards is now also available. Different needs, different dashboards Modern digital businesses are application-based. Businesses rely on applications to deliver services and to automate and optimize sales, marketing, customer relations, and more. The thing is, every application is different. They feature varying components, resources, connected services, and infrastructure deployments. Not to mention, every application … read more

Integrated user-behavior & performance analysis views

Dynatrace is proud to present completely redesigned application overview pages. The new application pages are more compact and present a lot more information—making it unnecessary to switch between views to find the information you need. Beyond interface and navigation updates, we’ve also added some awesome new features. The new application overview pages integrate the Performance analysis and User behavior analysis infographics and content sections into an integrated design. You can still switch between performance analysis and … read more

Network overview page & dashboard tile

According to our customers, Dynatrace infrastructure monitoring is best-of-breed. One of the reasons for this is our comprehensive network monitoring. We’ve enhanced our platform even further with two valuable and intuitive network monitoring features, a Network status dashboard tile and a powerful Network overview page. Network status tile The new Network status tile is included in the Infrastructure section of the basic dashboard layout by default. The Network status tile shows you the activity and health … read more

Don’t just let Node.js take the blame

No matter how well-built your applications are, countless issues can cause performance problems, putting the platforms they are running on under scrutiny. If you’ve moved to Node.js to power your applications, you may be at risk of these issues calling your choice into question. How do you identify vulnerabilities and mitigate risk to take the focus off troubleshooting the technology and back where it belongs, on innovation? There is no … read more

Mobile HTTP request performance & error rates

The user experience of your iOS and Android apps depends largely on the performance of your app’s web requests. Slowly reacting app pages are often caused by low-performing web requests that call third-party providers—such as Facebook or Twitter—or your own backend services. High error rates are often the cause of missing data on app pages. Even high crash rates can be caused by your app not gracefully handling missing data. All … read more