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4 steps to modernize your IT service operations with Dynatrace

Dynatrace news In my role as DevOps and Autonomous Cloud Activist at Dynatrace, I get to talk to a lot of organizations and teams, and advise them on how to speed up delivery while also increasing the delivery in order to minimize the impact…
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Tutorial: Guide to automated SRE-driven performance engineering

In this blog, I will be going through a step-by-step guide on how to automate SRE-driven performance engineering. You may have seen over the past few months we have been extensively promoting Service Level Indicators (SLIs) and Service Level…
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Crossing the chasm: Integration to Robotic Process Automation

Screen-scraping technology has been used for many years to speed the extraction and input of data by automating the user interface (UI) of an application. Consider a person entering data into an application. When performing manual data input,…
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Build automated self-healing systems with xMatters and Dynatrace (Part 1 of 3)

Dynatrace and xMatters have teamed up to help organizations meet the challenges of their increasingly complex enterprise cloud environments. Our out-of-the-box xMatters integration automates and closes the feedback loop between Dev and Ops,…
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AIOps done right: introducing the next generation of software intelligence

In the ever increasingly competitive software market, it’s important to stay ahead of the competition – always looking five, ten years ahead of your current position. To do this, and do this well, you need to innovate. And that’s…
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Level-Up with the “Mean Time to Instrumentation Challenge”, Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog, I demonstrated a way to automate the launch an EC2 instance, with a dockerized version of the EasyTravel demo application, completely instrumented with the Dynatrace OneAgent. I took this on as a challenge to level-up…
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Level-Up with the “Mean Time to Instrumentation Challenge”, Part 1

As co-host of the PurePerformance Podcast, I spend a lot of time with Andi Grabner. Naturally, I follow his blog posts carefully. Two of them caught my attention recently. The first is a post where he outlined ideas on how…
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Gen 3 monitoring – why does it matter?

When we refer to Dynatrace as a gen 3 monitoring solution, compared to traditional gen 2 APM solutions like AppDynamics and New Relic, it may sound like marketing hyperbole. But the distinction is real, and it makes a big difference to customers…
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Automation is a must-have for monitoring complex environments

As you know, applications are becoming exponentially more complex and dynamic thanks to cloud, containers and microservices. This has some serious implications for those responsible for ensuring application performance and availability: Humans…
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The Cure for CIO Performance Anxiety?

Performance monitoring is making CIOs anxious.  According to IDG Research, 80% of CIOs rank application and network performance as a top priority, but only 16% believe they are doing it well. What is holding them back?  A lack of visibility,…