Month: July 2017

Enhanced global Time frame selector functionality

It’s been about a year since we first introduced the Time frame selector feature in Dynatrace (available in the menu bar of most Dynatrace pages). The Time frame selector enables you to select a specific analysis time frame that remains persistent across all product pages and views as you navigate through your analysis. This is an extremely helpful feature for analyzing issues that affect multiple aspects of your environment. Thanks… read more

Dynatrace Managed feature update, Version 122

Trial licenses now support multi-node clusters Trial Dynatrace Managed licenses now support the monitoring of multi-node clusters. This enables more realistic evaluations of Dynatrace Managed for production environments that utilize server clusters. Now proof-of-concept trial users can test the failover and high availability features of Dynatrace Managed before purchasing. OneAgent support for AIX (beta program) For some time now, Dynatrace SaaS has supported the installation of OneAgent on the IBM AIX… read more

Weekly Wrap: Visually Complete, the UFO is hacked, Forbes on AI start ups, Openstack monitoring 1,2,3…and more

I’m continually surprised as I pull together these weekly wraps just how much is done in a week. Here’s a quick video summary of the latest installment, and read on for more details: Visually Complete, the most accurate performance user experience metric, available in Dynatrace RUM and Synthetic. Traditional web performance metrics primarily focus on load times and resource sizes. But these attributes typically aren’t the best indicators of… read more

Optimize user experience with ‘Visually complete’ & ‘Speed index’ measures

Traditional web performance metrics focus primarily on load times and resource sizes. These attributes typically aren’t, however, the best indicators of user experience. Resources that don’t have an impact on user experience can result in delays of the loadEventEndevent and other W3C navigation timing metrics that skew your analysis. Conversely, you may experience the opposite effect, particularly when monitoring single-page applications. With such apps, W3C navigation timings may be triggered too early—even before JavaScript code… read more

Federal DevOps: Learning from Government

In June I was invited to present my view on DevOps at the ATARC – Federal DevOps Summit in Washington, DC.  Little did I know that my assumption of government agencies lagging in the adoption of the latest technologies and practices was WRONG.  And this was proven so many times throughout the day as representatives from government agencies took the stage and explained how their teams are fully… read more

What do Velocity San Jose, UFOs and hackathons have in common?

I recently attended Velocity, in San Jose, and live blogged my reactions, highlights and takeaways from the show here. However, one conversation I had while on “booth babe” duty was worth separating out from the rest. It was a conversation I had with Greg Stark, Sr. Software Engineer at Study.com. Greg tracked me down at Velocity, as he wanted to share their own Dynatrace Pipeline State… read more

OpenStack monitoring beyond the Elastic (ELK) Stack – Part 3: Monitoring with Dynatrace

This post is the third and final installment in our OpenStack monitoring series. Part 1 explores the state of OpenStack and some of its key terms, Part 2 is about the OpenStack monitoring space and how open source tools like the Elastic Stack (ELK Stack) compare to Dynatrace. In this last part let’s take a closer look at how Dynatrace monitors OpenStack. Since we started our journey… read more

Weekly Wrap – AWS Summit London, the iPhone turns 10, Verizon shares their story, upcoming webinars and voice dashboards

Another stellar week. The AWS Summit in London had another 10,000 attendees, and most of them found their way to the Dynatrace stand. The iPhone turned 10, and we have a stack of upcoming webinars. Live chat on the Dynatrace couch at AWS Summit London with Daniel Khan and Nick Ross Ease of install, auto discovery, docker monitoring and more. Dave Anderson, VP Marketing has a chat with solutions… read more