Dynatrace newsletter: Network monitoring for DevOps & database error analysis!

Welcome to the February Dynatrace Ruxit newsletter! Our team has been researching monitoring challenges for DevOps teams, and we’re excited to share the findings with you! 3 levels of network monitoring for DevOps Basic network interface statistics like received and sent traffic aren’t as useful as they once were because multiple microservices may share the same network interface. DevOps teams now need to dig deeper and correlate network-traffic metrics… read more

Service flow visualizes service requests end-to-end

If you’ve ever wondered what your services are calling, you’ll love our new Service flow feature. Ruxit understands your applications’ transactions from end-to-end. We use these transactional insights to construct smartscape topological views of all your services, including your infrastructure. As smartscape is a topological model however, it necessarily lacks detail about individual requests and response-time contributions. Service flow isn’t a topological overview. Service flow shows the actual execution of each… read more

Web Service Monitoring 101: Identifying Bad Deployments

Have you ever deployed a change to production and thought “All went well – Systems are operating as expected!” but then you had to deal with users complaining that they keep running into errors? When deployments fail you don’t want your users to be the first to tell you about it: Sit down with the Business and Dev to define how and what to monitor We recently moved… read more

Can SAP Related Problems Impact Your Commute?

Just as Walt started the engine the car beeped. He realized he might be out of gas by the time he reached his office in the downtown of Ragpo, Glovania. Luckily he recalled there was a gas station at the main junction just before getting to the speedway. He pulled over and rushed to the dispenser only to find a notice saying: Sorry, we are out of gas. Waiting for the delivery Now he had to find another gas station but was not too sure whether he will get there. A few days before, the manager at that gas station had noticed it was time to order more gasoline; he opened up the application for making orders at GlovaniaGas. But the process kept hanging for quite a while and eventually he got disconnected. He called the help desk and learned that the company was currently experiencing some problems with their oil derivatives order processing running on SAP system. read more