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Java 9 ships with some minor—yet awesome—new language features that make developing easier and cleaner. In this post, we’ll take a look at three of these new features. You probably remember interface methods, which were introduced in Java 8. These are required so that Java itself, as ...
Over the past few years, disruption within the banking industry has been prevalent and 2018 should be no different, especially for those institutions within the EU. PSD2 (Revised Payment Service Directive) is EU legislation that enables bank customers, both consumers and businesses, to...
Dynatrace failure detection automatically detects the vast majority of error conditions in your environment, including the underlying root causes of such error conditions. With this approach, Dynatrace is able to provide you with answers when problems occur or when your application per...
An orphan, raised by his Aunt May and Uncle Ben…we all know the story of Peter Parker. A bright young scientist bitten by a radioactive (and genetically modified…depending on if you’re a book or a movie kind of person) spider. Spider-Man, or simply “Spidey” to his friends, was born. Su...
OneAgent  Java Improved Oracle WebLogic process group detection. Detection now evaluates the WebLogic domain and cluster configuration of each WebLogic process. Support for IIOP remote services for Oracle WebLogic Support for Jetty HTTP Client 9.x Node.js Node.js version 7.x will be de...
Last week at AWS re:Invent we heard Werner Vogels, CTO at AWS, talk about how to build the applications of 2020! Listening to Werner’s talk, it became apparent to me, that this it also means that we have to “re:Think” how we go about Performance Engineering. Because o...
Azure Functions is a great option for accelerating your development efforts with a serverless compute experience when you don’t want to worry about maintaining servers but rather focus on building your applications. Still, your servers, databases, services, and other infrastructure com...
Enhanced LDAP user/group matching Previously Dynatrace matched users and groups based only on the distinguished name of a group (group DN). Now Dynatrace matches users and groups based on any type of group name, for example, a user’s primary group (gidNumber) or common names (CN)...
I just returned from AWS re:Invent 2017 – wow, what an event! Several monitoring vendors had impressive exhibits on display including us (Dynatrace), New Relic, DataDog, SignalFx, and others. I spent some time observing the demos these other vendors were showing to their booth vi...
Lots to digest and share as we progress through to the tail end of re:Invent 2017. First up, our AWS partnership gets the spotlight What a thrill to see our logo up on stage as AWS Privatelink on AWS Marketplace was announced. And then tweeted to 58k followers… How good is that?!...
“Serverless” aka Function as a Service (FaaS) is the hot new technology everybody is talking about these days and AWS Lambda is currently the most popular offering in this space. Of course, FaaS is not a silver bullet and it doesn’t supersede everything that’s b...
Forrester recently published the report: “Vendor Landscape: Cognitive Operations”, defined as the “AI version of IT ops management and application performance management.” While cognitive ops solutions can help IT manage increasingly complex and dynamic environments with less effort, F...
Well, hello there, shiny new Dynatrace Partner Portal… If you follow Dynatrace on social media, visit dynatrace.com, read our blogs, or see us at events, you’ll notice that our product plays a very central role. That’s because we’re extremely proud of the value the product ...
Being the most innovative and successful cloud monitoring company on the market, developing new features to production every day, it’s not only crucial to deliver the best user experience, performance and high reliability, but also guarantee the highest SECURITY for our customers...
This week, we’re at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, which promises to be jampacked with over 1,000 breakout sessions, hackathons and workshops providing hands-on experience with AWS. If you’re heading there yourself, feel free to drop by and say hi to the Dynatrace team at The Venetian Boo...
There are more than 1,000 break-out sessions at re:Invent 2017, so even if you have a time-turner, it would be physically impossible to get to all the events you want to see.  Here’s a quick cheat-sheet of a few sessions we’re super excited about and recommend that you don’t miss. See ...
WebHooks are our go-to “Swiss Army knife” solution for notifying 3rd party systems about Dynatrace-detected problems where we have no out-of-the-box integration. By allowing you to additionally specify custom HTTP header fields within WebHooks, custom WebHook integration is...
It’s that time of year again, Cyber Week 2017.  Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a few days away and Retailers have been scrambling for months to make sure everything goes right this week.  We will be providing this live blog like we did in 2016, 2015 and 2014.  Through the course of ...
Retailers across the world are gearing up for the biggest event in their calendars as Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend arrives in full force this week. What does that mean? Digital performance is front of mind for everyone. So, I got together with some of our Dynatrace experts today, ...
Quick Summary This post is about our contributions to the .NET Open Source community to help create a new and more flexible .NET Intermediate Language (IL) Verifier. It will explain what IL is, why you would actually want to modify it and finally introduce to you different ways of veri...
Performance monitoring is making CIOs anxious.  According to IDG Research, 80% of CIOs rank application and network performance as a top priority, but only 16% believe they are doing it well. What is holding them back?  A lack of visibility, to start CIOs don’t have the benefit of unif...
Because “Synthetic monitoring” is such a widely used standard term for the automated availability monitoring of web applications, we’ve decided it’s time for a renaming of our web check monitoring functionality. Dynatrace now offers the following types of synthe...
We recently released a number of new features related to request attributes. The two most important features relate to the ability to use request attributes in the context of request naming and error detection. For details on these features, see these recent blog posts: Track business ...
We get it! There’s a lot going on at AWS re:Invent this year. Six locations. Five days. Four hundred plus sponsors, and about a bajillion breakout sessions. It’s almost overwhelmingly awesome. But exhausting. And if you’re like us, you’re already battling some major FOMO (Fear Of Missi...
The other night, a few members of the Innovation Lab and the Product Management team decided that it’s time again to head out in the evening and have fun together. Even though we work closely together on a daily basis, we still like to spend time together after working hours. Thi...
Dynatrace is proud to announce the availability of support for Solaris for Java and Apache HTTP Server (beta). What you get Service monitoring, code-level insights for Java with full framework support Service monitoring and real user monitoring for OHS/Apache Basic process and host-lev...
The personal and professional lives of your customers and other consumers around the world increasingly take place online in the digital realm. It’s therefore not a surprise that data privacy is now such an urgent topic of concern. Countries around the globe have adopted various ...
“What are you doing Dave?”  I’m writing a blog article on using Dynatrace to monitor RPA bots Hal.  Automation is a hot topic these days in most IT departments. There has been an industry rush to automate the enterprise and the burden to do this has fallen squarely onto the IT departme...
We operate as a global organization here at Dynatrace. With thousands of employees around the world, there is a blend of unique talents, interests and stories. I’m excited to share one of those stories with you now. Last week, I saw that a member from our service team had a very ...
An update of the Dynatrace login page is on the way. The new login page will initiate a proxy login process that’s split across two login pages. This change is required for an upcoming SSO enhancement that will be announced soon. So please stay tuned for further SSO updates. To l...
As all of you (hopefully) know are we running load tests for Dynatrace in different stages, including regular regression performance tests on daily builds from the trunk. Looking into the performance of the Web UI – which is part of the load testing scenario, I found the following top ...
Organizing large monitoring environments is never easy. Dynatrace deals with this challenge particularly well because it understands the different components in your environment. It knows about your services, your deployed containers, CloudFoundry and OpenShift applications, your web s...
OneAgent  Java Support for IIOP remote services for WebSphere Liberty Support for IIOP remote services for Glassfish Support for JBoss remoting services Apache HTTP server Nginx Improvements to request body handling .NET Method hotspot for .NET Core on Linux Support for .NET 4.7.1 Node...
After our AI-Driven DevOps webinar with Anil from Verizon Enterprise I got into a debate with my colleague Dave Anderson on how to call the auto mitigation approach we discussed during the webinar: Is it “auto mitigation”, “auto remediation” or shall we be bold and call it “self-healin...
Once you install Dynatrace OneAgent on a host, you immediately gain full stack and code level visibility into each running process in your environment. This information is used to update Smartscape view in real-time and to provide input for our AI-driven problem root-cause analysis alg...
We recently announced that Service flow now shows infrastructure and load balancer details. Building upon this major enhancement to Dynatrace service monitoring, we’ve now added health information and a throughput-analysis mode to Service flow view. As you can see in the example ...
We’re happy to announce that Dynatrace has once again broadened its support for Cloud Foundry technology-specific buildpacks. We already support buildpacks for Java, PHP and Staticfile applications, and applications that run on IBM WebSphere Liberty. As of today, Dynatrace also support...
It is difficult to go a day without hearing about container technology. And the most impressive announcements are still the ones about the growing adoption of Kubernetes. It was just two weeks ago that Docker announced native support for Kubernetes, and the multi-cloud story continues:...
Every year at our digital performance conference, Perform, we recognize customers and individuals that have surpassed our expectations. This year, we’re on the hunt for customers that have made the greatest strides in digital transformation and performance management. Do you think you ...
According to most common definitions of the term “business transactions,” Dynatrace has provided business-transaction monitoring for some time already. For example, Dynatrace automatically detects your services and your requests. This means you can use request naming rules ...