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7-minute-workout: Why process responsiveness is really a key-metric

Monitoring resource consumption of processes alone may not give you the insights you’re looking for because processes that consume excessive resources usually don’t suffer from performance problems (it’s the other processes that suffer). There are two ways to approach such network-health analysis: read your network or read the tea leaves. This post explores one of these options; read on to find out which. Most modern applications are built on a… read more

7-minute-workout: How app-centric dashboards save the day

Most Ruxit customers host multiple applications on their infrastructure. They range from “applications” that are as simple as basic Internet/Intranet presence to complex “Platform as a service” (PaaS) environments. From time to time, we come across a customer’s use of Ruxit that is so innovative and powerful, we just have to share it with you. PaaS(es) for the masses! One of our earliest customers offers an e-commerce Paas-solution. Their environment… read more

7-minute workout: Analyze your performance in different locations

Editor’s note: This is the first post in our Ruxit 7-minute workout series. Over the coming weeks we’ll share a number of such helpful posts to help you identify valuable insights in your environment. Does your website perform equally well in every corner of the globe? Before you invest time and energy into ensuring peak performance worldwide, ask yourself this question: Which markets are critically important to the success of… read more

How to get Visibility into Docker Clusters running Kubernetes

Disclaimer: we hope you’ll enjoy this article! If you want to know more about our hot new capabilities around Kubernetes monitoring with Dynatrace, please make sure to visit our Kubernetes monitoring page. Google officially launched today the final version of their cluster manager project Kubernetes, which treats Docker containers as first-class citizens. In this blog post, I will show you how you can monitor the performance of your Kubernetes cluster using the… read more

Three ways to analyze your failure rate

How do you pinpoint all the trouble spots in your application’s code? Failure rate analysis can easily become a very tedious task. This post explains how I did it when I was still a developer (and why I never quite got the feeling that I was doing it right). And—SPOILER ALERT—I’ll tell you how I would (and you should) investigate trouble spots today. Know your log files When I was… read more

Dynatrace shows Cloud leadership becoming an AWS advanced technology partner

We’re excited to announce that Ruxit is now a technology partner in the AWS Partner Network. Since the launch of Ruxit last September, we’ve had the opportunity to work with a number of AWS customers, enabling them to more efficiently manage their applications in AWS. As Ruxit itself runs on Amazon Web Services, we know firsthand what’s needed to provide effective monitoring within . Everything we build is… read more

Get Started Today: 15 Simple Steps to Save Time & Money for Your DevOps Teams

Software development can be an arduous endeavor with numerous steps spanning a few programmers to a couple hundred developers.  And keeping that software running smoothly can be even more costly and time-consuming as a few features are added, bug fixes applied, or third party tools integrated.  A recent post from Gartner estimated the cost of downtime could be as high as $5,600 per minute which translates to over $300K per hour!  Of course this figure varies based on the industry, size of the organization, and other factors but no organization can afford extended downtime in today’s competitive marketplace. Your Dev/Ops team needs the right application monitoring tools, processes, and culture to avoid downtime and support aggressive revenue and customer retention targets. So how can you simplify your development process to deliver tangible savings and minimize downtime?  Here are 15 simple steps you can implement to save time and money for your Dev/Ops teams. read more

Top Docker influencers to follow

Container technology is the killer app when it comes to building and running microservices architectures. There are a countless number of articles, events, and resources out there related to the hot topics of containers, microservices, and DevOps. Docker is a player in the container market that has great momentum behind it at the moment—they recently raised $95M in a Series D funding round. Following is my list of… read more

Dynatrace integrates CloudWatch API for full-stack AWS monitoring

Ruxit now offers integration with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) CloudWatch API and has expanded its intelligent monitoring to services running in Amazon Cloud. Other APM vendors offer limited CloudWatch monitoring support, providing you with raw data and ambiguous notifications. Only Ruxit delivers powerful CloudWatch analytics that provide deep insights and solutions to performance problems. What’s so special about Ruxit that differentiates it from CloudWatch and makes it superior to other AWS monitoring solutions? Read on to find out. Automatic discovery of dynamic… read more

Newsletter: Feature unlocked – Dynatrace .NET monitoring

Hi there! Welcome to the Dynatrace Ruxit newsletter. This week’s edition is packed full of hot stuff! Feature unlocked: Dynatrace Ruxit .NET beta support The addition of full-stack .NET monitoring marks another major milestone in Dynatrace Ruxit technology support. Among other great .NET monitoring features, you gain database monitoring, method-level code visibility, and full insight into browser activities. Find out how to unlock Dynatrace Ruxit .NET monitoring. Dynatrace… read more