Training and Certifications

One conference, two ways to uplevel your skills and supercharge your career. Join instructor-led Hands-on Training (HoT) sessions brought to you by Dynatrace University, or validate those skills with available Dynatrace Certifications.

Hands-on Training sessions

Get the basics or master the platform with our full list of instructor-led sessions below. You can sign up for specific sessions after registering for Perform (we’ll send you an email with details). Note that sessions fill up fast, and dates and times are subject to change.

Application security


Intelligent vulnerability detection and remediation

See how Dynatrace OneAgent collects deep monitoring information about all running processes in real-time, and how Davis detects vulnerable code, analyzes its impact on your environment, and provides deep insights. We’ll also talk about how security problems are raised and tracked over time, so you can focus your efforts where they’re most needed.

Applications & microservices


Mastering Dynatrace configuration: Tagging host groups, network zones, configuration as code and more

Learn how to configure your Dynatrace environment to ensure success as it grows. We'll cover best practices for process grouping, tagging entities, and creating Management Zones. Most importantly, we'll take an “Automation first” approach, so your Dynatrace environment manages itself.

Business analytics


Power dashboarding with Dynatrace 

Learn how to build world-class dashboards through advanced approaches including Dashboard design and concepts, with advanced USQL, dashboard linkage and dropdown simulation techniques, and new explorer custom chart builder; Dashboarding at scale, specifically looking at Dynatrace Dashboard API and BizOps Configurator (Dashboard Automation Tool); and Dashboard enhancements, roadmap, and experimental features.

Cloud automation


Cloud infrastructure observability: Power dashboarding & AI alerting

Managing infrastructure has never been so complex. New technologies, cloud-native environments, and dynamic infrastructure all increase complexity. Dev, SREs, and Operations all need comprehensive and actionable observability of their infrastructure. Build on the concepts of the “Advanced cloud platform monitoring: Ingest service metrics Prometheus, StatsD, Telegraph, etc.” session and get hands-on experience creating actionable AI-powered alerts, SLOs, and dashboards with metrics ingested by Dynatrace. You'll also learn how to leverage management zones and the metrics API to manage ingested metrics at scale.

Digital experience


Business Analytics and Digital Experience deep dive (RUM, Synthetics, & Session Replay)

Tackle advanced Digital Experience Management (DEM) topics with a focus on adapting DEM to the needs of your business. We’ll explore how to enable action and session properties and the best ways to visualize the resulting data with a combination of custom metrics, USQL, charts, and dashboards.

Infrastructure monitoring


Getting started with Dynatrace observability 

See how to get started with Dynatrace, including a hands-on look at how to install the OneAgent, understand the full-stack metrics captured, and review key use cases covered by the platform.


You’re a gamechanger. Now let’s make it official.
Validate your skills and training by earning Dynatrace Certification online.

Associate Certification

Validates that you have knowledge of the Dynatrace infrastructure, system capabilities and components, supported technologies, reporting, and analysis features and concepts.

All Perform attendees earn a free attempt.

Professional Certification

Validates that you have knowledge of the Dynatrace infrastructure, data collection and analysis, integration points and visualization concepts.

All Hands-on Training session attendees earn a free attempt.*

*Must be Associate Certified before attempting Professional Certification

To take advantage of your free certification attempt you must first request your promo code after Perform 2022 is finished from Promo codes will be sent out by February 18th. Attending the conference qualifies you for a free Associate attempt. Purchasing HoT sessions qualifies you for a free Professional attempt if you are already Associate Certified. After receiving your Promo Code, you can go to the Dynatrace University Certification page to prepare for and schedule your exam.

Please note this is a limited-time promotion associated with the Perform 2022 event. You must use the free attempt you request and receive by March 31st, 2022, 5:00 PM Eastern Time. There will be no exceptions, reissuing of codes, or extensions for any reason for this promotion.

We highly recommend setting the date and time for your exam as soon as you receive your code to avoid missing the time frame. You can set yourself up for success in taking the exam by ensuring your network and equipment meet all requirements that are linked in the exam appointment confirmation for taking the certification exam remotely. Please note exam may be proctored via Zoom or GoToMeeting and therefore your system must be ready to utilize either of those tools to take the exam before the date and time of your exam.

Why get Dynatrace Certified?

It’s not easy, but the most rewarding things rarely are. Dynatrace Certification helps you:

Validate your skills

that help you navigate the Dynatrace platform like a pro

Gain a competitive edge

for your company and career

Join a community

of thousands of passionate and brilliant IT experts