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New ways of introducing compiled code – Java 9

In Java 9, compiled code is no longer exclusively created using the built-in just-in-time (JIT) compilers. This blog post explores two ways that compiled code can be introduced without using a built-in JIT. Java Virtual Machine Compiler Interface (JVM CI) Java 9 specifies a new interface for JIT compilers that’s written in Java (JVMCI). This means that anybody can ship a JIT compiler that can be easily attached to… read more

Announcing Dynatrace availability in the SAP App Center and how to get started

At the SAP TechEd event in Las Vegas, we announced our availability in the SAP App Center. Customers can now leverage full insights into their application ecosystem running on the SAP Cloud Platform with zero manual configuration. I was joined on the beanbags with Pieter Van Heck to discuss the announcement. Getting started and deploying your first monitored app is simple as Alois Mayr explains in this… read more

Analyze the impact of backend services on your Android and iOS apps

One of the big advantages of Dynatrace is its full-stack approach to monitoring. Dynatrace monitoring enables you to analyze how backend problems affect the customer experience your customers. Dynatrace OneAgent for Android and iOS injects an HTTP header into each request that’s sent by your mobile app. OneAgent—which runs on the backend—picks up this header information and uses it to correlate each web request with a specific user action and… read more

Announcing immediate availability of Java 9 support

Oracle has finally released its long-anticipated Java 9 release, this includes the opensource OpenJDK. Because we at Dynatrace strive to remain at the forefront of technical innovation, we’ve been working on our Dynatrace Java 9 support for some time now. Because of this, we can proudly announce the immediate availability of Java 9 support in the latest version of Dynatrace OneAgent, v1.129! Java 9 features… read more

Request attributes: Numerical values, aggregations, & deep object access

Dynatrace recently introduced the ability to capture Java method arguments and use them as request attributes. This valuable new service-monitoring feature enables fine-grain service filtering and performance analysis. By defining request attributes for your service’s requests, you can enable advanced filtering of service requests across all Dynatrace analysis views. Once configured, request attributes help you to better understand the relationships between performance, errors, and application-specific metadata in your requests. read more

AIX support for Java & IBM/Apache HTTP Server now in general release

Dynatrace is proud to announce the general availability of support for IBM AIX for Java (specifically IBM JVM and WebSphere) and IBM HTTP Server (Apache HTTP server). These two modules have been in Beta for the last six months or so. They’ve proven themselves at numerous customer locations and they’re now ready for prime time. What you get Service monitoring, code-level insights, and real user monitoring for… read more

Analyzing memory dumps for Java and Node.js

When your application experiences memory leaks or high object churn it’s important that you get your hands on the memory dumps so you can analyze these issues. In production environments, this is often quite a challenge as you most likely can’t log into the environment, and you may have no other means of triggering memory dumps. Dynatrace now enables you to both trigger and securely download memory dumps to subsequently… read more

Dynatrace Managed feature update, Version 128

Aggregate multiple LDAP groups to a single Dynatrace user group Dynatrace now allows you to map a single Dynatrace user group to multiple LDAP groups. This enables more effective configuration of access rights, without requiring duplication of groups and configurations in cases where multiple LDAP groups share the same access rights. Other new features Additionally, all new features introduced with Dynatrace SaaS Version 127 and Version… read more

A layer cake recipe to improve business service and customer satisfaction

Cloud computing has revolutionized the way businesses operate, resulting in major digital transformation initiatives across the globe. With this transformation comes layers of complexity and challenges for managing and monitoring multiple products and applications. In fact, IDC recently forecasted $1.2 trillion will be spent globally on technologies underpinning digital transformation initiatives. That may seem like a tremendous amount of money to invest in an initiative but companies are banking on… read more