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Partner Viewpoint: 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for APM & 2020 Critical Capabilities for APM

Following the release of Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM), and 2020 Gartner Critical Capabilities for APM report, I wanted to share my perspective on what these reports mean for our partners. But…
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The impact of intellectual debt on IT operations

In part one, we introduced the concept of intellectual debt, defining it as the gap between what works and our knowledge of why it works. As is often the case with technical debt, some amount of intellectual debt is acceptable, even necessary. You…
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Intellectual debt: The hidden costs of machine learning

Many of us are already familiar with technical debt. And while the concept is not new, the disruptions of cloud transformation and increasing time-to-market pressures shine a bright light on its many downsides. Summarized: technical debt is…
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Handshake matters: TLS performance and user experience

At Dynatrace, we live and breathe application performance. This includes our development process; the dev teams routinely use our own software to test application code for performance at every development cycle. But it doesn’t mean we…
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App in a Box – Part 3 – Logs are for burning, not APM

Log Monitoring In this series, we are reviewing the various approaches to enterprise application monitoring and their cost-benefit analysis.  If you haven’t read the previous post, please do so here or start at the beginning. Failure…
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App in a Box – Part 2 – The Customer Perspective

The Customer Perspective In this series, we are reviewing the various approaches to enterprise application monitoring and their performance cost-benefit analysis.  If you haven’t read the first post, please start at the beginning.…
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Mean Time to Instrumentation: A Key Metric for your next Monitoring Tool Evaluation

When evaluating the next best-fit monitoring tool for your environment make sure to add MTTI (=Mean Time to Instrumentation) to your list. I don’t think MTTI is an official metric, YET, but MTTI is top of mind of Dustin Hassemer, who is…
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Signs you are using a gen 2 monitoring tool

Be on the lookout for these warning signs that you may be using a monitoring tool designed in the 2000’s. Artwork courtesy of Emma BentleySo many agents! Running separate agents for Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, servers, real user experience,…
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Humana: Digitally Transforming Health and Well-being with Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Dynatrace

Digital disruption is making established players in every industry rethink and change their business models. Digital has quickly become the primary channel of customer interaction for even the most conservative industries, requiring them to…
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Perform 2018 Day 3: Digital transformation = more time to innovate

Our Mainstage keynotes for the final day of Perform 2018 were all about digital transformation – and what Dynatrace and our customers are doing to deliver cutting-edge user experiences and give themselves more space to flex their creative…