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Dynatrace Managed feature update for 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 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 user community, which … 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 advantage of … 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 customization … 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 time frame). … read more

Enhanced filtering for Service flow and response time analysis

Modern web applications typically feature complex service architectures that can process millions of different types of requests. With each unique request behaving slightly differently and triggering a slightly varied service flow, it can be a real challenge to analyze the performance and behavior of individual requests. The latest filtering enhancements on all Dynatrace service-analysis pages help you navigate the complexity of your application’s service architecture—enabling you to find the proverbial needle … read more

Introducing ActiveMQ monitoring (beta)

We’re happy to announce the beta release of Dynatrace ActiveMQ monitoring! ActiveMQ server monitoring provides information about queues, brokers, and more.  You’ll know immediately when your ActiveMQ nodes are underperforming. And when problems occur, it’s easy to find out why. To view ActiveMQ monitoring insights Click Technologies in the navigation menu. Click the ActiveMQ tile on the Technology overview page. Note: Monitoring of multiple ActiveMQ clusters isn’t supported in this beta release. To view cluster metrics, expand the Details section … read more

Dynatrace API can now automate tagging of related components

Tags have long offered a great means of organizing lists, notifications, and charts for related components across all Dynatrace views. Now, with the latest release of the Dynatrace Smartscape and Topology API, you can automate the push of relevant tags to monitored components. This new API feature opens the way for all sorts of powerful automation use cases. Use tags to group related components, services, or applications Tags allow you … read more

Manage Security Gateway and OneAgent installations from a single location

The Deployment status page enables you to check the status and version of all the Dynatrace OneAgents installed on the hosts in your environment. Now, with the latest release of Dynatrace, you can also manage your Security Gateways from the Deployment status page (Security Gateways were previously listed at Settings > Monitoring overview). To access the Security Gateway list Open the navigation menu. Select Deployment status. The Deployment status page shows you at … read more

Introducing Cassandra monitoring (beta)

We’re happy to announce the beta release of Dynatrace Cassandra monitoring! Apache Cassandra server monitoring provides information about database exceptions, failed requests, performance, and more. You’ll know immediately if your Cassandra databases are underperforming. And when problems occur, it’s easy to see which nodes are affected. To view Cassandra monitoring insights Click Technologies in the menu. Click the Cassandra tile. Note: Monitoring of multiple Cassandra clusters isn’t supported in this beta release. To view … read more

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