Asad Ali

Asad Ali is the Director of Product Specialists at Dynatrace. He has been working with customers and prospects alike for the last 5 years to help adopt APM in the software development lifecycle. Asad has a strong background in Object-oriented programming, databases and scripting languages.

Asad Ali's articles

When configuration settings from development wreak havoc in production

As applications are promoted from the development environment to the CI or the QA environment and then into the production environment, it is very common for the configuration settings to be changed as the code is promoted. For example, the settings for the database connection pools are typically lower in development environment than the QA/Load Testing environment. The primary reason for the existence of the configuration setting differences is to … read more

Key Metrics to ensure your IBM WebSphere Commerce investment delivers: Part I

IBM WebSphere Commerce (WSC) is a robust and highly scalable platform for powering omni-channel commerce.  However, to monitor WSC effectively for the purposes of maximizing revenue through the delivery of a high-performance customer experience, it is not enough to just monitor PMI metrics, CPU, memory and disk of the underlying infrastructure that runs the IBM WSC engine. It requires collection of a rich data set that can be presented to … read more

Guiding Principles for Building a Performance Engineering-Driven Delivery Model

While recently attending a Dynatrace User Group in Hartford, I had the opportunity to sit in on a great presentation from a leading US insurance company as they explained their 3 year APM journey. I see a lot of these success stories, but this one was especially impressive. To see how they have refined their internal processes, successes and performance best practices to ensure delivery of high quality, high performing … read more