Deep dive application monitoring and performance management

Monitor and optimize application performance and business transactions at scale with gap-free code-level data

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See all performance metrics in real-time

Application performance monitoring (APM) is critical to business success today. Dynatrace automatically sees and analyzes every single user transaction, all the time. All relevant metrics, environment changes, and application deployments are shown in real-time.

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Customizable dashboards shows all important facts related to your web application in a single location.
Dynatrace shows you .NET system performance metrics like CPU, responsiveness, memory, and worker processes.
Dynatrace provides you with all relevant metrics.
See the top contributors to response time, failure rate, and CPU consumption.

Get all the details you need for application performance monitoring

  • Every single click and page load
  • Response time and code-level hotspots
  • Failure rate and root causes of errors
  • Throughput and cluster distribution
  • Request and response sizes
  • All database statements
  • All Apache and Nginx module timings
  • Restarts, crashes, & deployment changes
  • Apdex score
  • CPU and memory usage
  • Garbage collection metrics
  • Network traffic for each host and process
  • TCP requests and retransmissions
  • All requests, all dependencies
  • All CDN and 3rd party requests

Follow every single transaction, end-to-end

Dynatrace uses patented PurePath Technology® to capture timing and code-level context for every transaction, across every tier, without gaps or blind spots.

  • Drill into all services and components called upon with each user interaction.
  • Analyze response times and find hotspots at the method level.
  • Understand the impact of methods and database statements on user experience using our unique Service backtrace feature.
Continuously auto-discover and map all applications and business transaction-flows.
Dynatrace PurePath technology captures timing and code-level context for every transaction, across every tier, without gaps or blind spots.
Service flow visualizes service requests end-to-end.
Understand where service calls originate in your Java code.

APM solutions vs. APM tools

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APM solutions vs. APM tools

Why does some APM succeed where others fail? This blog post Choose an APM tool for the solution—not for the problem! summarizes 4 factors to consider when looking at APM vendors.

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PurePerformance podcasts

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The brutal truth about application performance engineering and operations

If you're responsible for your company's application performance, then don't miss out on our PurePerformance podcasts—the industry's leading source of real-world practical advice, best practices, and hard-won lessons learned. Be prepared to learn a lot about metrics.

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“Dynatrace told us exactly how we’re using our environment, so we know what resources to move to the cloud for greater productivity and efficiency. You get instant value from Dynatrace.”
Lead Systems Administrator, Citrix

Go from user click to code-level in seconds

Dynatrace application performance monitoring locates problematic methods throughout your entire stack, from user clicks to the application code.

  • Identify methods that result in CPU or network bottlenecks.
  • See a breakdown of service execution times at the method level and analyze failure rates.
  • Get an overview of how much time is spent on garbage collection so you can tweak your application’s heap memory settings.
Dynatrace locates problematic Java methods that have CPU or network bottlenecks, at the code level.
Dynatrace locates problematic .NET methods that have CPU or network bottlenecks, at the code level.

No gaps, no guessing, no boundaries—no problem

Download the Dynatrace fact sheet to learn how you can tame unruly applications before they become problems, moving you from reactive crisis mode to proactive management.

Dynatrace offers the broadest range of technology support in the APM industry

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Monitor database query executions

Dynatrace tracks and inspects all the SQL statements and NoSQL queries that your application sends out.

  • Get instant insight into database problems, in a single view.
  • Dig into execution frequencies, response times, and long-running queries
  • Databases are auto-detected and analyzed without manual configuration.
Database metrics reveal execution frequencies, response times, and long-running queries.
Get an overview of database response times, failure rates, the most time-consuming requests, and the slowest requests.
Find out which operations take the most time and see CPU metrics (local OneAgent installation not required).
Retrieve the SQL execution plan from any SQL statement ...
... and see execution plan details, like estimated rows, cost, and CPU cost.

Dynatrace shows you the root causes of problems!

Dynatrace detects and diagnoses problems in real time—pinpointing root causes all the way down to the offending lines of code—before your customers are affected by them.

  • Proactively detect availability and performance problems across your stack.
  • By applying big data analytics to billions of dependencies within your application stack, Dynatrace directly pinpoints the components that are causing problems.
  • Visual replay of problem evolution helps you understand how problems evolved over time.
Dynatrace pinpoints the root causes of performance issues automatically. Leverage instant replay to understand how problems evolve over time.
Dynatrace smart baselining learns the normal performance of your application. Eliminate false positives and noisy alerts related to response times, failure rates and throughput.
Dynatrace diagnoses problems that are often difficult to pinpoint, including database, memory, threading, and CPU issues.

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“With Dynatrace, finding a problem only takes us minutes to identify, saving us precious time and resources.”
Eugenia Gillan, VP Engineering at ZoomInfo

Automatically discover and map applications and infrastructure

Dynatrace APM automatically detects and visualizes your web application and its dependencies end to end—from website, to application, to container, infrastructure, and cloud. Our application performance monitoring solution works out-of-the-box with zero configuration.

  • Dynatrace Smartscape provides an interactive map of your application across all layers.
  • See how all components relate to and communicate with one another.
  • Our unique performance tool was designed for cloud environments where instances are rapidly created and deployed, making it a perfect fit for microservices environments.

Dynatrace maps all the dependencies between detected components and visualizes them using Smartscape technology.

Get the full picture, including network health and log-file analysis

Dynatrace provides a clear picture of all inbound and outbound process connections running over your network interfaces (both physical and virtual) and automatically discovers all log files on your monitored hosts and processes.

Measure the quality of inbound and outbound communications per process.
Log file analytics out-of-the-box—no configuration required.
Dynatrace automatically identifies log entries related to performance issues.

Continuous integration and delivery

Dynatrace integrates seamlessly with popular CI/CD systems, making performance-driven development and delivery a continuous process.

  • We integrate with your DevOps toolchain to automate issue detection during QA and testing.
  • Detect regressions automatically, comparing production and dev builds at the code-level.
  • A single dashboard displays the current build status from both the functional and performance perspectives.

Integrate Dynatrace seamlessly into your delivery pipeline to accelerate continuous innovation.

7 performance metrics to release better software faster


7 performance metrics to release better software faster

Download our exclusive eBook 7 performance metrics to release better software fasterno registration required—to see some real-life examples of application failures and how to avoid them.

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Measure More Frequent Successful Software Releases

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Measure More Frequent Successful Software Releases

Need a more rapid deployment model but not sure if you can technically deliver? Read this blog post to learn which critical success factors to measure and monitor whether you're moving in the right direction.

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Dynatrace named a 2021 Gartner
Magic Quadrant Leader

2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for APM
Named a Leader for the 11th consecutive time

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2021 Gartner Critical Capabilities for APM
Scored highest in 4 out of 5 use cases

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