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Monitor client certificate-secured APIs with Dynatrace Synthetic

APIs are the connective tissue in today’s online services. Fun fact: Salesforce and eBay first allowed access to their web APIs in the year 2000. As of 2019, ProgrammableWeb provides searchable access to almost 22,000 APIs, with more being…
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Monitor your applications from newly added public Synthetic locations

With Dynatrace Synthetic, you can monitor the availability and performance of your web applications under clean-room conditions. Having synthetic monitors that are executed at regular intervals from our public Synthetic locations worldwide allows…
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Giving data a heartbeat

I love data. I have spent virtually my entire career looking at data. Synthetic data, network data, system data, and the list goes on. In recent years, the amount of data we analyze has exploded as we look at the data collected by Real User…
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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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The pitfalls of traditional synthetic monitoring (part 2)

In my last blog article, I used Activison’s 1980’s blockbuster video game Pitfall to highlight the Pitfalls of Traditional Synthetic Monitoring.  I argued that traditional synthetic monitoring can be described…
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The pitfalls of traditional synthetic monitoring (part 1)

Cover art for Pitfall!™ by Activision®If you’re a child of the 80’s and a gamer at heart (or just love retro gaming systems), then you may be familiar with Atari’s blockbuster game, “Pitfall!”. Released…