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AWS EKS Monitoring as a Self-Service with Dynatrace

Kubernetes (k8s) provides basic monitoring through the Kubernetes API and you can find instructions like Top 9 Open Source Tools for Monitoring Kubernetes as a “do it yourself guide”. For EKS – Amazon’s Kubernetes Service…
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Extending Dynatrace

Dynatrace monitors your full stack and offers you thousands of metrics with almost zero configuration. Just a single OneAgent per host is required to collect all relevant monitoring data, all the way down to specific lines of code. However,…
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The future of synthetic testing is in the cloud

While not a new concept, the term “cloud” creates a lot of confusion because it means different things to different audiences. I’ve been speaking to customers over the last few months about our new cloud architecture for Synthetic…
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Dynatrace @ AWS Re:Invent announcements recap

As I sat down to write up this recap I thought, “I just posted an update of all the things Dynatrace is doing with AWS right before Re:Invent.” With so many key announcements that happened right around the event, I really wanted…
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Breaking up the Monolith while Migrating to the Cloud in 6 Steps

When migrating applications to the cloud, we apply one of the 6-R Migration Patterns for each app: Retain, Retire, Re-host, Re-platform, Re-purchase or Re-architecture. Monoliths that get migrated often end up in the Re-Architecture bucket which…
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Announcing support for AWS CloudTrail logs

We’re continuously working to extend the reach of Dynatrace Log Analytics beyond OneAgent-instrumented data sources (for details, see our recent syslog and API import log-streaming announcement). Another source of valuable log files that’s…
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Additional AWS service metrics now monitored by Dynatrace (EAP)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides over 100 cloud products to help IT organizations improve their efficiency. Most of these services use AWS CloudWatch to report basic performance metrics. While the most crucial application monitoring data comes…
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Shift-Left with Dynatrace: Automating Performance Feedback with AWS, Mesos and Containers

I don’t think there is a correct or one-size-fits-all definition of Shift-Left, neither is there one for DevOps, Cloud-Native or any of these other heavily used terms. What I do know is that there are experts in our industry trying to…
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Optimizing DynamoDB Access Patterns to avoid Performance Impact

Our Dynatrace DevOps team is not only using Dynatrace to monitor the Dynatrace Clusters we run for our customers in the public cloud, but they have also developed a set of tools that help them in their day-to-day work. In my quest to share more…
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The State of Enterprise Cloud Adoption in Australia, Singapore and Malaysia

The Dynatrace Perform 2018 APAC Series kicked-off in Sydney on July 3rd, followed by stops in Melbourne, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. In each city, I was invited to present our own DevOps to NoOps Transformation Story, give my views…