Month: February 2017

Perform 2017 ends with a standing ovation

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 innovative stride makes customers’ lives easier and more successful. “This is a gathering of the Dynatrace family,” one attendee aptly summarized on social media. Fast forward one week and… read more

Dynatrace Managed feature update, Version 112

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 automatically performs periodic checks to confirm that health of your infrastructure. When a problem with the response time or availability of your hosts or other infrastructure components is detected, a problem event is automatically… read more

Dynatrace makes life easy for OpenStack admins (EAP starting)

We’re thrilled to announce the Early Access Program for Dynatrace OpenStack monitoring 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. Organizations are increasingly opting to build public and private OpenStack clouds for their employees and customers. One reason for the rapid adoption of OpenStack is its vibrant… read more

Dynatrace Customer Award Winners: Redefining Monitoring in 2017

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 Customer Award Winners were recognized for their outstanding work “Redefining Monitoring in 2017 “. The Dynatrace Community is the largest collection of Digital Performance Management experts on the planet.  That’s a big… read more

Automated rule-based tagging for services

Using tags to organize and label all the monitored components in your environment is a great way to filter server-side services for purposes of developing component-specific dashboard charts and assigning responsibility to specific team members or groups. However, managing and applying tagging within large, dynamic environments can be a real challenge. To address this, Dynatrace now provides a rule-based approach to tagging that gives you the flexibility you need to take maximum… read more

Simplified process-group detection for non-Java processes

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 belong to the same application or deployment unit. While we’ve worked hard to provide you with 100% automated process group detection, there are some scenarios for which manual… read more

Zurich insurance: a transformational model for improving customer experience

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 address key transformational shifts through integrating Dynatrace technology within a service management framework. The industrialized approach to providing business and customer experience insights has increased transparency and… read more

Building Monitoring into Your Container Application Environment

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 session Martin Etmajer, Technical Lead for Dynatrace and Chris Morgan, Technical Director for the OpenShift Partner Ecosystem from Red Hat, discussed the tight partnership the two companies have and how Dynatrace… read more

User-session search and analytics have arrived

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) displays your environment’s user distribution on a world map. It also displays your environment’s top users (based on user session count during the selected… read more

NRG: Successful digital transformation takes unified effort across broad spectrum of people, processes, technologies

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, through a perfect #UX, is a key of success, it is a true business value. Christy Nolan, Senior Manager of Digital Operations at NRG Energy, explained… read more