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How Custom Converse All-Stars Caused Chaos at Dynatrace

As we begin the countdown to Perform 2019, I reflected on our ‘sneakers for speakers’ All-Stars Program that has taken off like free giveaways at an AWS event, since its first appearance at Perform 2018. We came up with the idea…
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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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Software Intelligence and Craft Cocktails? Learn how this Dynatrace employee mixes it up.

Software Intelligence and Craft Cocktails? At Dynatrace, we’re always encouraged to elevate, innovate and push boundaries. Our North American Solutions Director, Jason Suss, does exactly that, with a juicy twist of creativity. Jason got…
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Optimizing Jenkins to ensure fast build times with Dynatrace

Jenkins is the build server of choice for our engineering teams at Dynatrace. And while we take pride in providing fast and on-demand build feedback to our engineers, it’s not an easy task to keep build times fast with an ever-growing…
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Optimizing Kubernetes to reduce flaky tests in CI/CD with Dynatrace

Kubernetes is not only a preferred platform for deploying services and applications. In chatting with the One Engineering Productivity Team I got to learn how our teams are using Jenkins Pipelines and leveraging Kubernetes to speed up continuous…
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Dynatrace Named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Application Performance Monitoring Suites

The Dynatrace team is excited to announce that we have been recognized as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Application Performance Monitoring Suites. Our team at Dynatrace takes great pride in this distinction, as customer…
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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…
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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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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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Monitoring AWS Fargate with Dynatrace: Testing it in the Field

AWS Fargate is one of the newer offerings from Amazon Web Services, allowing you to run containers without managing servers or clusters. AWS Fargate is offered as a launch type for ECS and EKS (planned for 2018). When choosing the previously…