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Proving Availability and Performance in a Citrix Environment

In my role as a Dynatrace Consultant I’ve had the opportunity to visit customers repeatedly over extended periods of time. This has allowed me to contribute to different approaches to solving problems, and to observe how well the solutions…
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What to do about Ad-blocking impact on customer experience?

Economists have written about the law of unintended consequences. This is the theory that the actions of people, governments and industries always have effects that are unanticipated. Whether it’s the too-quiet Airbus A380  or cell…
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The ChatOps Approach to Software Delivery

Dynatrace Synthetic Monitoring runs tests against a web application and provides users with information on application performance and availability. This includes alerts whenever performance or availability go below defined thresholds. However,…
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Mobile-device emulation for web checks

June 29, 2016by Alexander FrancoeurYou now have the option of defining a mobile-device profile for each of your web checks. This means that your web checks can now emulate the behavior of any of the most popular mobile devices in use today. Set…
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Web check device profiles & frequency estimates

June 29, 2016by Alexander FrancoeurWe’ve improved the web-check creation workflow with the introduction of some great new enhancements. Assign device profiles Now when you create a web check, you can select the device profile of the device…
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Dynatrace Synthetic Monitoring Retry on Error

Dynatrace Synthetic Monitoring Retry on Error is a new feature that helps users better understand how their application is performing. Simply put if a synthetic test returns an error, the software will retain that result but automatically…
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Web check analysis for outages and performance spikes

May 31, 2016by Alexander FrancoeurTo get your summer started off right, Ruxit is launching a public beta of our new web check analysis page! You can now dive into the details of any web check run Analysis page to troubleshoot external…
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Revamped Web checks page and Details view!

May 31, 2016by Alexander FrancoeurWe’ve added some great new improvements to the Web checks and related Details pages. Each Web checks page now provides even more insight into your site’s availability and…
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Website performance in China: Uncovering our own problems

Delivering a successful website performance experience for an audience located inside China is a nightmare. It’s well documented that certain features and functions, like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and objects of Google, are blocked but…