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Solaris support for Java & Oracle/Apache HTTP Server now available (beta)

Dynatrace is proud to announce the availability of support for Solaris for Java and Apache HTTP Server (beta). What you get Service monitoring, code-level insights for Java with full framework support Service monitoring and real user monitoring for OHS/Apache Basic process and host-level monitoring metrics For complete instructions on setting up Dynatrace to monitor your Solaris based applications, please see How do I install OneAgent on Solaris? View… read more

Track business transactions using advanced request naming rules

According to most common definitions of the term “business transactions,” Dynatrace has provided business-transaction monitoring for some time already. For example, Dynatrace automatically detects your services and your requests. This means you can use request naming rules to adjust how your web requests are tracked and to define business transactions in your customer-facing workflow that are critical to the success of your digital business. With such end-to-end tracing, Dynatrace enables you… read more

Define custom events via custom plugins or the Dynatrace API

Dynatrace root-cause analysis relies on AI-driven event- and data-correlation to collect and analyze lots of information about your environment, including all transactions, events, metrics, and topology. Dynatrace uses all this information to quickly pinpoint the root causes of abnormal situations. As of today, Dynatrace correlates hundreds of different types of built-in events, including CPU saturation, Response time degradation, and Error rate increase. By writing and deploying your own monitoring plugins,… read more

Custom charting now supports metrics from custom monitoring plugins

Charts can now be set up to display metrics that are gathered via any custom monitoring plugins you’ve built to monitor 3rd party technologies that aren’t detectable by Dynatrace out-of-the-box. Build custom charts To create a custom chart Select Create custom chart from the navigation menu. Alternatively, you can select the Build custom chart tile in the Tile catalog. On the Build a custom chart page, select metrics related to the processes you want to chart. read more

End-to-end tracing now available for batch style queue programs

We recently announced the availability of end-to-end request tracing across JMS and RabbitMQ queues. Such request tracing works perfectly as long as you use the recommended approaches to consuming messages: the JMS Message Listener or, in case of RabbitMQ, the Message Consumer. This is not always the case however. Consider the following example: while (true) { GetResponse resp = channel.basicGet(QUEUE_NAME, true); if (resp != null) { processMessage(resp); }else Thread.sleep(500);… read more