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Shift-Left in Jenkins: How to implement Performance Signature with Dynatrace

Monitoring as Code is a concept to define what metrics (functional, performance, architecture) are relevant for applications, services, process, containers or infrastructure. One implementation of Monitoring as Code is what my colleague Thomas…
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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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Accelerating Functional Test Automation Analysis with Selenium and Dynatrace

In the recent years, I have blogged about how Dynatrace Labs approaches certain aspects of software engineering, continuous integration, continuous delivery or as we call it CDF (Continuous Delivery & Feedback). This current blog post was…
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Google Cloud NEXT 2018 Recap

Last week was Google Cloud NEXT, Google’s big show all about their cloud offerings. I was there because Dynatrace made some announcements about our support for GCP, including Kubernetes and Stackdriver – You can read about those…
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How to build your CI/CD pipeline for the full API lifecycle

For many, a continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) pipeline is an important aspect of software development that provides wide benefits––from reducing error-prone deployment work to providing early visibility…
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Using Pivotal’s Concourse? Add the Dynatrace UFO to track pipeline success

My colleague, Mike Villiger, recently announced his creation of a Dynatrace UFO resource for Pivotal’s CI/CD system Concourse that is available on GitHub.Have a @Dynatrace #UFO? Have @concourseci ? Maybe give my dynatrace-ufo-resource…
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Shift-Left at ADP: Automating Performance Feedback with AWS, Mesos, Containers and Dynatrace

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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Dynatrace on Dynatrace: Detecting Regressions in Continuous Performance Environments

In my previous blog I addressed how we use Dynatrace on Dynatrace in our Continuous Functional Testing Environment. During that same visit to our engineering lab in Linz, Austria I also spoke with Thomas Steinmaurer, Performance…
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DevOps from the Front Lines: Enterprise Adoption Principles and Pitfalls

So, what do I think of when I’m told a company wants to adopt DevOps? The first thing that comes to mind is the size of the organization, and how far they want to take DevOps best practices. I really want to know what DevOps adoption…
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Sitecore Performance Tips: What’s Geography Got to Do with It?

It’s not very often that data aligns perfectly to illustrate a topic. Typically, there are very clear trends among the outlying data points that clearly support the topic in question, but it’s rarely absolute. So, while researching…