Month: October 2016

Dynatrace Managed feature update for version 106

Following the release of version 106, here are the latest enhancements that we’ve introduced to the Dynatrace Managed deployment option. Yearly quotas for web checks & user sessions In addition to the monthly quotas that we offer for web checks and user sessions, you can now additionally set annual quotas for web checks and user sessions. You can even combine your monthly and yearly quotas to cover overages that occur during peak traffic … read more

OpenStack monitoring for enterprises

Dynatrace announces OpenStack support at Barcelona Summit OpenStack monitoring In today’s world, applications are the lifeblood of your business. When problems arise, reactive troubleshooting is no longer good enough. You can take control with 24/7 visibility into applications and cloud platform, even in the most demanding and dynamic environments. With OpenStack monitoring from Dynatrace, you get a single pane of glass that gives you deep insights into OpenStack and allows … read more

The Artificial Intelligence-Driven Vision for Digital Performance Management

The goal is now in sight – if not yet in reach: a fully-automated operational production environment. The rise of DevOps shows the progress we’ve made in automating the provisioning and configuration of ops, as well as application deployment. Management of the ops environment isn’t far behind. IT Operations Management (ITOM), and in particular Application Performance Management (APM) are now well on their way to realizing this hands-off vision. But … read more

Have you been taking DNS monitoring for granted? Not today!

DNS Incident, Friday, October 21, 2016 Update: 5:30pm EST, November 9, 2016 Andi Grabner provides some great insight in how DNS issue harm applications.  This is a must read. Analyzing DNS Outage Impact on 3rd party Applications Update: 9:30am EST, October 26, 2016 The dust is still settling from Friday’s DDoS attack.  Cogeco Peer 1 provided an interesting infographic highlighting some of factors which businesses need to consider when trying to understand … read more

Introducing RabbitMQ monitoring (beta)

We’re excited to announce the beta release of Dynatrace RabbitMQ monitoring! RabbitMQ server monitoring provides a high-level overview of all RabbitMQ components within your cluster. With RabbitMQ message-related metrics, you’ll immediately know when something is wrong. And when problems occur, it’s easy to see which nodes are affected. It’s then simple to drill down into the metrics of individual nodes to find the root cause of problems and potential bottlenecks. To … read more

Introducing Elasticsearch cluster monitoring (beta)

We’re excited to announce the beta release of Dynatrace Elasticsearch monitoring. Elasticsearch server monitoring provides a high-level overview of all Elasticsearch components within each monitored cluster in your environment. Elasticsearch health metrics tell you everything you need to know about the health of your monitored clusters. So, when a problem occurs, it’s easy to see which nodes are affected. And it’s easy to drill down into the metrics of individual nodes … read more

New “Low datastore space” problem type for VMware monitoring

We’ve enhanced anomaly detection for VMware environments with the introduction of a new problem type called Low datastore space. This problem type is triggered whenever a datastore runs out of capacity. When datastore space gets low, virtual machines can become corrupted, which can lead to major outages. Below is an example of a Low datastore space problem card. In this example, seven instances of this problem were detected. Seven ESXi hosts … read more

Monitoring Docker container environments

If you’re responsible for running and monitoring Docker environments, you likely have two main concerns: (1) are the applications and services deployed on your clusters performing well, and (2) are your clusters healthy and properly sized for running your apps with the required workload? Monitoring dockerized applications, not just containers The metrics you get from your orchestration tool (e.g., Kubernetes, Openshift, or Mesos/Marathon) or by Google’s cAdvisor can help you to … read more

Code-level visibility now available for Node.js

Dynatrace has long provided code-level visibility for Java, .NET, and PHP. Code-level visibility is now also available for Node.js services! You can use Dynatrace to access Node.js code-level insights in several different ways. Global CPU profiler The environment-wide CPU profiler view shows the CPU activity of all monitored processes down to the code level, enabling you to profile the CPU consumption of each individual process, process group, service. Click CPU profiler … read more

10 Tips to Deliver Outstanding Liferay v7 Performance

While the words “Digital Transformation” can mean many things, in the case of Liferay, we regularly see how organizations have transformed and enriched online journeys and experiences for their customers and employees by unlocking rich data, information, and applications hidden deep within their IT department. This feat should not be understated because, as Forrester points out, the challenge of integrating numerous and complex back-end systems and data sources poses a real … read more