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Open Observability – Part 1: Distributed tracing and observability

Are you getting started with distributed tracing/observability, or plan to use open-source instrumentation? This two-part blog post series will get you started by explaining the key concepts of observability and distributed tracing. …
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Architected for resiliency: How Dynatrace withstands data center outages

Software reliability and resiliency don’t just happen by simply moving your software to a modern stack, or by moving your workloads to the cloud. There is no “Resiliency as a Service” you can connect to via an API that makes your service…
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The White House Executive Order on Cybersecurity: How Dynatrace observability delivers on three essential directives

With the recent release of the White House “Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity,” the Biden administration has issued a forceful response to incidents such as the Colonial Pipeline and the SolarWinds attacks. “The…
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Using SLOs to become the optimization athlete with Dynatrace

This post was co-authored by Jean-Louis Lormeau, Digital Performance Architect at Dynatrace.  Observability is a topic at the top of mind for all architects, Site Reliability Engineers (SREs), and more – each wanting to use observability…
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AIOps, observability and a side of Whisky

Buzz words are ever omnipresent within technology and, of course, the APM space is no different. Over the last few years, AIOps and observability have come charging into this domain and Dynatrace took some time to discuss the differences and…
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Key takeaways from o11yfest 2021 – SRE, Observability, and OpenTelemetry

From May 17 to May 18, 2021, the Open-Source Engineering team at Dynatrace attended the virtual observability conference, o11yfest. The conference aims to increase the “awareness in OpenTelemetry and other relevant projects and techniques…

Dynatrace key takeaways from o11yfest 2021

From May 17 to May 18, 2021, the Open-Source Engineering team at Dynatrace attended the virtual observability conference, o11yfest. The conference aims to increase the “awareness in OpenTelemetry and other relevant projects and techniques…
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Dynatrace adds OpenTelemetry trace ingest for open, automatic, and intelligent observability

Dynatrace provides automatic and intelligent observability for all telemetry data in one platform. Today, we’re further expanding our open platform with OpenTelemetry trace ingest. This new capability allows for the ingestion of…
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A practical guide to monitoring Python Applications with Dynatrace

Monitoring and observability are important topics for any developer, architect, or Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), and this holds true independent of the language or runtime of choice. In my role as Developer and DevOps Advocate, I have the…
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Common use-cases for AWS Lambda in the enterprise (and how to get observability for them)

AWS Lambda is enormously popular amongst our customers and while it was once perceived as just a new toy for startups who wanted to be at the cutting edge of technology, we’ve seen that many enterprise customers are now adding Lambda functions…