Month: June 2017

OpenStack monitoring beyond the Elastic (ELK) Stack – Part 1: What is OpenStack?

We’ve been talking a lot about OpenStack over the past few months, and with good reason. Its explosive growth in popularity within the enterprise has enabled large, interoperable application architectures and, with this, a need for app-centric monitoring of the OpenStack cloud. There are several open source monitoring tools for OpenStack out there – like the Elastic Stack (ELK Stack) – but are they mature enough for the challenges… read more

Customer Corner – Nordstrom, Citrix, Red Hat and more

One of the more rewarding parts of my job is working with our team on customer stories. I always feel like a great case study has so much external and internal value, that they should be shared as widely as possible. So, after just a few moments on our site and YouTube channel, I’ve collated a few stand outs to share in the first Dynatrace “Customer Corner” blog post. Nordstrom: From… read more

Live from Velocity San Jose 2017

Velocity has transformed over the last couple of years – such as how organizations transformed their way of building, scaling and maintaining the software that powers their business. I remember the early days of Velocity where it was all about Web Performance Optimization, then it moved over to Web Scale, DevOps, Building Resilient Systems and now we arrived at this years theme which is: Building and maintaining complex… read more

OneAgent & Security Gateway – Release notes v1.121

OneAgent General improvements and fixes Early Access Program for Linux PowerPC (Little-endian) hosts running on RedHat and CentOS. The EAP includes deep monitoring of Java, Node.js as well as system, network, plugin metrics and log analytics. Garden injection for new garden-runc 1.2.0 release Reporting of CPU usage for Windows protected processes Changes to Erlang grouping. Programs with undiscovered modules will be grouped as ‘Erlang’ Plugins – Technology names in plugin.json are now… read more

The Weekly Wrap – Cloud Foundry, Market Share, Perform 2017, Interop and VictorOps

It was a huge week in digital performance last week. In what I hope is the first of a weekly series (depending on your feedback), here’s the lowdown. Dynatrace is the first monitoring solution to provide full stack insight into Cloud Foundry We are thrilled to announce that Dynatrace is the first monitoring solution to provide full stack insights into Cloud Foundry clusters — automatically and with no configuration. This… read more

Optimize your dashboard with new filters and custom charts

With the latest release of Dynatrace, we’ve introduced a new way to configure custom charts that makes dashboard creation easier and more intuitive. We’ve also introduced a valuable new type of dashboard tile called a “blinking light” tile. Create custom charts Custom charts enable you to analyze any combination of monitoring metrics directly on your dashboard. To create a custom chart Select Create custom chart from the navigation menu. Alternatively, you… read more

Dynatrace is first monitoring solution to provide full-stack insight into Cloud Foundry

Dynatrace support for Cloud Foundry applications has been available for some time now, helping application teams better understand and optimize their distributed microservices environments. As we work tirelessly to provide you with full insights into your technology stack, I’m happy to announce that Dynatrace is the first monitoring solution to provide full-stack insights into Cloud Foundry clusters — automatically and with no configuration. This includes monitoring of both Cloud Foundry cluster… read more

A Thousand Points of Light: Critical Performance Insights from Wire Data

Modernizing and optimizing. Transforming. If you’re in IT, you hear these terms frequently. They likely mean different things to different organizations, but there are a couple of recurring themes. Increasing agility to respond in real time to shifts in business demands. Managing the costs associated with increased complexity, through automation and intelligence as well as rationalization and consolidation. Cloud – private, hybrid, public – is not the result; rather, cloud… read more

Comey Hearings: What digital experience management means to news media

Politics aside, today’s testimony by James Comey provides a fascinating look at how events can impact Digital Experience Management for news media organizations. I’m using the term Digital Experience Management (DEM) because the industry (Including Gartner and Forrester Research) has identified that Digital Experience needs to be considered and managed in a unique way. DEM draws the relationship between performance, availability, and end-user/consumer behavior when they interact with digital properties like… read more

Dynatrace Managed feature update, Version 120

Help us improve Dynatrace Managed To better understand how you and your organization’s end users make use of Dynatrace Managed, we now provide you the option of sending Dynatrace usage data from your end-users’ browsers directly back to Dynatrace. We analyze this information to ensure that we focus our efforts on the aspects of Dynatrace that are most relevant to you and to identify areas where you may be having trouble… read more