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10-minute digital experience health check of our new Dynatrace website

Yesterday we completely refreshed and relaunched our website. I’m in Asia this week, so I woke up early to check everything was OK overnight. This blog is a simple overview of what I looked at, step by step, as I drank my morning coffee. ... More >

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Pokemon Go Performance Issues – Gotta Catch Them All

Pokemon Go has stormed onto the scene this past week and the buzz is everywhere about it! However, being so successful in such a brief period of time can have a downside. Reports of players being unable to access services started appearing ... More >

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Don’t just let Node.js take the blame

No matter how well-built your applications are, countless issues can cause performance problems, putting the platforms they are running on under scrutiny. If you’ve moved to Node.js to power your applications, you may be at risk of these ... More >

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User Experience Monitoring on Hybrid Applications

What are hybrid applications? Google says: “Hybrid applications are web applications (or web pages) in the native browser, such as UIWebView in iOS and WebView in Android (not Safari or Chrome). Hybrid apps are developed using HTML, CSS and ... More >

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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 ... More >

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Monitoring GO Applications with Dynatrace

Providing fast feedback is a key aspect of continuous integration, so kicking off a new build when changes are committed is a common practice in modern software development. One cool visualization of the current builds (trunk and latest ... More >

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When mobile friendliness defeats mobile performance!

Recently, someone asked me the following question: “Can you explain to us why the same page, optimized to be mobile friendly, takes 4.5 seconds to open on the desktop Chrome browser, but takes almost 15 seconds on the mobile Chrome ... More >

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Winter Holiday in July: How Amazon Preps its Retail Site Performance for Prime Day

Update: Wednesday, July 13th 2016 10:35PM ET So another Prime Day has wrapped up.  I'll be getting my $10 five pound bag of gummy bears soon.  By all reports Prime Day has been a success for Amazon; TechCrunch reports that Amazon says it ... More >