Cloud-Native Application Performance Monitoring Requires a New Approach

Ovum recently released its first Market Radar focused on Cloud-native Application Performance Management, researched and written by Principal Analyst, Dr. Michael Azoff. You can download a complimentary version here. Ovum describes cloud-native development as “The new wave of microservices architecture and containerization” and says, “This approach has one of the fastest adoption rates of any new technology we have witnessed.” What is causing this fast shift in application… read more

PSD2 is Coming – Are You Ready?

Over the past few years, disruption within the banking industry has been prevalent and 2018 should be no different, especially for those institutions within the EU. PSD2 (Revised Payment Service Directive) is EU legislation that enables bank customers, both consumers and businesses, to use 3rd party providers to manage their finances. How does this impact banks? It means that as PSD2 is implemented, banks control of their customer’s… read more

Dynatrace at AWS re:Invent – Gearing up

This week, we’re at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, which promises to be jampacked with over 1,000 breakout sessions, hackathons and workshops providing hands-on experience with AWS. If you’re heading there yourself, feel free to drop by and say hi to the Dynatrace team at The Venetian Booth 807 and The Quad at Aria booth 205 – please don’t be shy. What lies ahead… What makes people’s mouths drop… read more

The Cure for CIO Performance Anxiety?

Performance monitoring is making CIOs anxious.  According to IDG Research, 80% of CIOs rank application and network performance as a top priority, but only 16% believe they are doing it well. What is holding them back?  A lack of visibility, to start CIOs don’t have the benefit of unified, dashboard-level insights into their domain that their CMO and CFO counterparts enjoy. CMOs can easily see the results and plans of… read more

Finding performance bottlenecks with Dynatrace in less than 5 minutes

As all of you (hopefully) know are we running load tests for Dynatrace in different stages, including regular regression performance tests on daily builds from the trunk. Looking into the performance of the Web UI – which is part of the load testing scenario, I found the following top contributing Web UI REST calls: The REST call /e/2/rest/startscreen/data/NETWORK_MEDIUM was identified as a hot spot from multiple perspectives (CPU time, response… read more

The top 5 reasons you can’t compare AppDynamics to Dynatrace for APM

When customers are selecting an APM solution we at Dynatrace are often shortlisted alongside Cisco AppDynamics. I’ve heard all sorts of stories as to the claims, half-truths, and false statements that are shared to try and sway the customer. The reality is, because of our relentless innovation, we are no longer ‘like’ other APM providers such as AppDynamics. It pays for the customer to stay up to… read more

Should the Twelve-Factor App now be Fifteen-Factor?

Dynatrace is proud to be sponsoring and offering a complimentary version of the O’Reilly eBook, ”Beyond the Twelve-Factor App”. The original Twelve-Factor App framework was created in 2012 by developers at early cloud pioneer Heroku as a set of rules and guidelines for organizations building modern web applications that run “as a service.” The framework was inspired by Martin Fowler’s work… read more

Just Do It: A snapshot of APM & Unified Enterprise Monitoring

As Bob learned in the first posting in this three-part series previous blog, technology alone can’t deliver a healthy lifestyle. Likewise, having a successful APM program isn’t just about seeing what’s happening on a computer screen; it’s about doing something about it. You have to align your strategy, culture, people and processes with your digital business goals to reach the summit — and that’s not easy. So, what does that kind… read more

The Dynatrace 2017 EMEA Partner of the Year award winners, headed by YMOR and Omnilogy

The Dynatrace Partner Summit is one of the most anticipated events of the year for us, bringing together 300 of our top partners across primarily Europe, but this year also Asia and North America. John van Siclen, CEO of Dynatrace opened the summit with a statement that reflects the importance of the Dynatrace partner community: “We thank our partners for our market leadership in the past, and we look… read more

What’s new in Dynatrace University 1 of 3: Our own digital transformation story

Recently, we’ve made some significant improvements to Dynatrace University (DTU), based on customer feedback along with information gathered electronically from actual customer experiences, and based on our own digital transformation. We had three goals in mind: innovate, optimize customer experience, and modernize our operations. Of course, since these are the same pillars that Dynatrace itself is built on, it made sense that this is also how we should align DTU. read more