Transaction-Centric NPM: Enabling IT Operations/Development Collaboration

In my last post, I wrote about the value of IT/Business collaboration, and the importance of a common language, a common definition of end-user experience – user transaction response time – as the one performance metric both IT and business ... More >


Website traffic surge: is it marketing driven or a bot attack?

Nobody wants to be in the news with headlines like this, but it happens. I’d like to share an interesting experience I had when meeting on site with an anonymous customer. I’ve since noticed this same problem a few times, concerning Email ... More >


Stop Technical Debt: 3 Use Cases – NHibernate, Microservices and Frameworks

Technical Debt is what slows you down in bringing new features to your end users. Why? Because you spend time firefighting and fixing old code instead of innovating. However, rather than getting better and faster in at fixing problems, I ... More >


Fighting Technical Debt: Memory Leak Detection in Production

Thanks to our friends from Prep Sportswear who let me share their memory leak detection story with you. It is a story about “fighting technical debt” in software that matured over the years with initial developer’s no longer on board to ... More >


When Old JIRA Tickets killed our Productivity/User Experience

Hello! My name is Eric Proegler, and I’m privileged to provide a guest blog post. I am a performance tester by background, but I’ve been learning more about Dynatrace recently and have an experience to share. I work for Forsythe ... More >


eCommerce Performance Insights from Father’s Day 2015

For Fathers Day 2015 we thought we’d mix things up and do some different retail comparisons.  Digital Migrants (traditional companies migrating to provide products and services through digital channels) and Digital Natives (newer companies ... More >


Tibco Business Events Entity Cache Performance Trap

Thanks again for another great story from A. Alam - a performance engineer working for Infosys Ltd. who conducts large scale load tests for a very large enterprise. Mr. Alam and team shared this story from a JMeter load test they ran in ... More >


Top Web Performance Hotspots for #BlessedRamadan eCommerce

Over the past few years the majority of the WPO (Web Performance Optimization) experts I know have focused their attention almost exclusively on the US & European markets – so have we. However this year we’ve been asked to look further ... More >