Jay Livens

Jay leads product marketing for Dynatrace’s Applications and Microservices and Digital Experience portfolios. He has held a range of marketing roles in both large and small companies and has also worked as a quota carrying sales rep and financial analyst. In his free time, he enjoys running, digital photography and automating his home with open source technologies and custom Python applications.

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Jay Livens's articles

What is application modernization? How to pick an application modernization strategy

Dynatrace named global winner for best observability platform by Research in Action in their 2022 Vendor Selection Matrix™

What is function as a service? App development gets FaaS and furious

What is a message queue? How an observability platform eases message queue monitoring

Weighing a microservices approach means covering all architecture bases

What are microservices, and what are their benefits?

Microservices vs. monolithic architecture: Understanding the difference

What is full-stack observability?

Observability platform vs. observability tools

What is synthetic monitoring? How emulating user paths improves outcomes

How to overcome the cloud observability wall

AWS observability: AWS cloud monitoring best practices for resiliency

How to evaluate modern APM solutions

Observability vs. monitoring: What’s the difference?

What is Google Cloud Functions?

AWS serverless services: Exploring your options

What is API monitoring?

What is observability? Not just logs, metrics and traces

What is distributed tracing and why does it matter?

APM tools vs. APM platform: What’s the difference?

What is Azure Functions?

What is AWS Lambda?

What is serverless computing?