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Integration best practices: pioneer digital transformation with community

To understand the value of community and evangelism to your organization, it’s important to imagine one without it.You set out with excited anticipation for day one of a new job. Upon arrival, excitement slowly gives way to disappointment…
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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 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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2 years of PurePerformance Podcasting: And we keep PERFORMING!

“Get your stop watches ready – it’s time for PurePerformance with Andi Grabner and Brian Wilson!” This is what blares out of your phone or computer when you tune into our PurePerformance podcast. Hard to believe that…
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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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Unbreakable Delivery Pipeline: Mid-Tour Backstage Report

Building resilient systems has been a driving motivation for many architects, performance engineers and site reliability engineers (SREs) over the past years. There are plenty of blogs, conference talks and examples that show how companies such…
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AWS, Docker and Dynatrace: Supporting Citrix in their Agile Operations Transformation

Our friends Nestor and Abeer gave a great presentation at Dynatrace PERFORM 2018, titled “The transformation from waterfall to agile operations at Citrix.” They clearly hit the point that the biggest challenge in transforming an…
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Auto-Mitigation with Dynatrace AI – or shall we call it Self-Healing?

After our AI-Driven DevOps webinar with Anil from Verizon Enterprise I got into a debate with my colleague Dave Anderson on how to call the auto mitigation approach we discussed during the webinar: Is it “auto mitigation”, “auto…
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What’s derailing your digital transformation?

Today I shot my first Dynatrace video. Yikes, not an easy task! But really, the point of this blog is to highlight “The Digital Performance and Transformation Audit”, a fresh piece of global research that shows some interesting…
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Hunting and Fixing AWS DynamoDB Client Scalability Issues on Tomcat

As a performance consultant, I get called on to address various performance issues. One of our recent scalability issues happened on a micro service exposing a REST API. The micro service runs on Apache Tomcat, on an AWS EC2 instance,…