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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

Extended service filtering provides even more powerful analysis

Over the past couple of months, we’ve extended Dynatrace service-analysis capabilities with powerful hierarchical filtering with Service flow and back trace view. This filtering has so far only been available in Service flow view and via drill-downs within other views (for example, response time analysis view). We’ve now extended Dynatrace filtering functionality to make it globally available across all service-analysis views. To use extended service-analysis filtering Select Transactions & services from the… read more

Improve team awareness: Integrate Atlassian Trello & Dynatrace

Atlassian Trello is a great tool for visually planning and organizing team tasks. Atlassian Trello also promotes team awareness of open issues and incidents. With our latest release, Dynatrace now supports Trello teams by automating the push of auto-detected problems directly to your Trello boards. Atlassian Trello allows your teams to organize their tasks using boards, lists, and cards. Each board represents a logical grouping of related lists that are associated with… read more

Diagnostic tools now consolidated for easy access

Dynatrace has long featured numerous capabilities for detecting and analyzing performance problems in your application environment. In addition to performance-analysis features related to services, we have other powerful tools, like the CPU Profiler which enables you not only to understand which are the biggest CPU consumers in your environment but also to drill down to the method level (Java or .NET) of any CPU problem. Dynatrace also automatically detects… read more