#fullstack

3 years of AI at Dynatrace. What it takes to succeed.

In the three years the Dynatrace artificial intelligence (AI) engine has been in production, we’ve seen what it takes to solve real problems. While our competitors are finally entering the world of AI, I’m skeptical whether their approaches will work without a fundamental re-engineering of their products. Here’s why. AI is only as good as the data that feeds it As Data Science advisor… read more

Looking for answers in a bunch of charts and metrics? No thanks.

Let’s take a look at what many monitoring tools have in common When it comes to “full stack” performance monitoring, you will find a collection of vendors including New Relic, Datadog, SignalFx, Wavefront, and Sysdig offering solutions that are remarkably similar in many ways. With this article, I’d like to explore something that all these tools have in common – lots of metrics and lots of charts. Lots of easy… read more

Easy Azure monitoring with the Dynatrace VM extension

The Azure VM Extension Gallery makes extending your virtual machines with additional functionality a matter of a few clicks. Following is a brief explanation of how to find the required information you’ll need to set up the Dynatrace OneAgent Azure VM extension. Please be aware that Azure VM extensions are available via the new Azure Portal only. Installation Generate PaaS Token The first step is to get your environment ID and generate a PaaS… read more

OneAgent and Security Gateway – Release notes v1.109

Java Support for TIBCO Business Works job scheduling. This ensures that TIBCO Business Works requests are monitored completely within JVMs. .NET Support for Windows Communication Foundation within standalone .NET processes. For assistance in enabling this within your Dynatrace environment, please contact Dynatrace Support. Nginx Support for Nginx (stable branch) version 1.10.2 and support for Nginx (mainline branch) versions 1.11.6 and 1.11.7 is now available. General improvements and fixes Greatly reduced CPU overhead… read more

Introducing Couchbase monitoring (beta)

We’re excited to announce the beta release of Dynatrace Couchbase monitoring! Couchbase server monitoring provides a high-level overview of all Couchbase components in your cluster. To view Couchbase monitoring insights From the navigation menu, click Technologies. Click the Couchbase tile. Note that the monitoring of multiple Couchbase clusters isn’t supported in this beta release. All nodes are presented under a single process group. To view cluster metrics, expand the Details section of the Couchbase process group. read more

Introducing CouchDB monitoring (beta)

We’re happy to announce the beta release of Dynatrace CouchDB monitoring! CouchDB server monitoring provides a cluster overview and all relevant nodes metrics. With CouchDB metrics, you’ll know immediately if your CouchDB installation is under performing. And when problems occur, it’s easy to see which nodes are affected. You can then drill down into the metrics of individual nodes to find the root causes of problems and potential bottlenecks. read more

Advanced filtering for mobile-app crash reports

Dynatrace mobile-app crash reports now provide detail related to the device types that lead to specific crashes due to their exotic hardware configurations, enabling you to better understand the causes and scope of crashes that your mobile customers experience. Reviewing mobile-app crash stack traces is one of the most important activities that an app developer can undertake. High crash rates have an immediate negative impact on marketplace reviews and business… read more

Custom anomaly detection for key requests

A key feature of Dynatrace is its ability to continuously monitor every aspect of your applications, services, and infrastructure and to automatically learn the baseline performance metrics related to these components. Dynatrace also automatically learns the baseline response times and failure rates of all requests that are vital to the success of your business. Now, for the first time, you can adjust anomaly detection settings for individual web requests. By understanding the… read more

OneAgent, Security Gateway, & OneAgent for iOS/Android release notes (version 107)

OneAgent OneAgent log analytics now supports the Docker logging framework, making it possible to access all Docker container log data related to specific applications (i.e., process groups). Log files for processes that write to standard input/output errors and that run in containers that use the default Docker json-logging driver are also available for analysis in the Dynatrace Log viewer.  Docker container logs can now be downloaded from the Log files tab on related… read more

Docker log analytics has arrived!

With the introduction of OneAgent version 107 it’s now possible to access Docker container log files related to specific applications (i.e., process groups). Different approaches to gathering log data The Application Performance Management market has matured over the past few years. There are now a number of intelligent, automated approaches available for managing application lifecycle. Still, most applications continue to rely on logging as a foundation for diagnostics and tracing. read more