Performance-Engineering-Model

Guiding Principles for Building a Performance Engineering-Driven Delivery Model

While recently attending a Dynatrace User Group in Hartford, I had the opportunity to sit in on a great presentation from a leading US insurance company as they explained their 3 year APM journey. I see a lot of these success stories, but ... More >

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5 Tips to Improve SharePoint Web Part Performance

In a recent SharePoint Performance PerfBytes Episode Mark Tomlinson, Howard Chorney and I discussed SharePoint Performance based on my blog posts System Performance Checks and SharePoint Deployment Checks. We soon concluded that Web Parts – ... More >

Creating-Performance-Models

How to Create Performance Models using Application Monitoring Data

Dynatrace collects a wealth of monitoring data on applications and one of the great aspects is that it also provides interfaces allowing external applications to use this information. An example we’ve just recently seen in a blog post ... More >

User-experience-index

The Essential Omni Channel User Experience Measurement Index [VIDEO]

In the past we have been looking at page load times of our desktop browser applications and we used concepts like the APDEX to find out what the user experience looks like but since it got defined a lot of things have changed. At Velocity ... More >

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The Art of DevOps Part II – Islands of Development

In this 4 part blog series, I am exposing DevOps best practices using a metaphor inspired by the famous 6th century Chinese manuscript: “The Art of War”. It is worth reminding that Sun Tzu, just like me, considered war as a necessary evil, ... More >

Multithread-app-performance

How to Analyze Problems in Multi-Threaded Applications

As part of my Share Your PurePath and Performance Clinic initiatives I get to see lots of interesting problems out there. This time I picked two examples that just came in this week from Balasz and Daniel. Both wanted my opinion why their ... More >

Deploy

Learning from Today’s DevOps Leaders

Google, Amazon, Netflix, Facebook, Etsy and Microsoft have adopted DevOps principles. So have The Gap, Nordstrom, the World Bank and GM. And just about every tech start-up has it in their DNA. These organizations know that their revenue, ... More >

Ansible

How to Automate Enterprise Application Monitoring with Ansible

In my last article, Top DevOps Tools We Love, I proclaimed the availability of deployment automation scripts for our Dynatrace products. Today, you will learn about the basic concepts behind Ansible, which will enable you to roll your ... More >