Dynatrace adds Cassandra monitoring via Thrift

In Agent version 1.61 we introduced support for the communication protocol Thrift.

Thrift is a cross-platform cross-language communication framework that behaves very much like web services and so therefore automatically show ups in Dynatrace monitoring. It’s used by a wide variety projects, most prominent among them, Cassandra. Thus you can now see Cassandra databases as a service, see traffic into Cassandra from your Java application’s perspective, and analyze Cassandra query code performance.

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