Elevate your dashboards with the new Dynatrace metrics framework

Dynatrace

We’ve introduced a new framework for metrics that provides (1) a logical tree structure, (2) globally unique metric keys that ease integration between multiple Dynatrace environments, and (3) more flexibility to extend Dynatrace so it better fits your specific business use cases.

Integrate Dynatrace more easily using the new Metrics REST API

Dynatrace

As a full stack monitoring platform, Dynatrace collects a huge number of metrics for each OneAgent monitored host in your environment. Depending on the types of technologies you’re running on your individual hosts, the average number of metrics is about 500 per computational node.

Database Metrics

SQL Shack

Summary There is a multitude of database metrics that we can collect and use to help us understand database and server resource consumption, as well as overall usage.

How to Use Software Productivity Metrics The Right Way

DZone

Software engineering productivity or velocity metrics have always been a very debated topic. In this article, I want to list the different velocity metrics and see how and when you can use them, and sometimes perhaps not at all.

The “Best” Performance Metrics? Start With These Six

Rigor

It’s true that what might be considered the “most important” or “best” web performance metrics can vary by industry. Time to Interactive (TTI) is an interactive metric that measures the time until a page is first expected to be usable and to respond quickly to user input.

Beyond Speed: Why You Should Be Tracking Interactive Metrics

Rigor

In the past, the answer would be based on the load time of a page, but over the years, we have evolved our approach to site speed to incorporate new metrics, alone or in combination with existing metrics. The next evolution of performance brought in paint metrics.

AI-powered custom log metrics for faster troubleshooting

Dynatrace

But sometimes you might have a scenario where simple access to log file content is not enough—you need to create a metric for log entries that contain “Error,” for instance, or something more complex like “Error and not Warning.” Improved monitoring insights with AI-powered custom log metrics.

Gain fresh insights with key performance metrics for synthetic browser monitors

Dynatrace

However, understanding the performance of different application types requires an emphasis on different performance metrics, that is, key performance metrics. Key performance metrics provide tailored insights for each application type. Pick the best metrics for your application.

User-centric Metrics Matter to Ecommerce. Start with These Five.

Rigor

Additionally, teams are measuring and tracking key business metrics – conversion rates, cart abandonment rates, customer lifetime value, revenue by traffic source, and so on. Why Are User-centric Metrics Essential for Ecommerce? Which Metrics Matter for Ecommerce?

Collecting Prometheus Metrics With Azure Monitor

DZone

This preview allows for the collection of Prometheus metrics in Azure Monitor. This pod will pull in metrics from your cluster and nodes and make this available to you in Azure Monitor. Microsoft announced a new preview this week, which I think is a pretty big deal.

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User experience score—the one metric to rule them all

Dynatrace

Defining a comprehensive user-experience metric gives rise to questions such as: How do we compare the user experience of one session to another? Which metric can be used for the purpose of reporting user experience and tracking it over a period of time? Error metrics.

Metrics from 1M sites

Speed Curve

The number of performance metrics is large and increases every year. It's important to understand what the different metrics represent and pick metrics that are important for your site. An analysis of Chromium's paint timing metrics. Evaluating rendering metrics

Beyond Speed: Why You Should Be Tracking Interactive Metrics

Rigor

In the past, the answer would be based on the load time of a page, but over the years, we have evolved our approach to site speed to incorporate new metrics, alone or in combination with existing metrics. The next evolution of performance brought in paint metrics.

Displaying Page Load Metrics on Your Site

José M. Pérez

I was browsing Tim Kadlec’s website and I noticed he had added page load time metrics in the footer. If your browser supports the Paint Timing API you will see a couple of extra metrics: First Paint and First Contentful Paint.

Building a Culture of Performance in Springfield: The Simpsons as Metrics

Rigor

You’ll typically want to find a way to make a connection between a performance metric (such as First Meaningful Paint) and a business metric (Conversion Rate). There are so many characters who live in the fictional city of Springfield, (state unknown), that you can always find one who shares a persona with a web performance metric or concept. The Simpsons Family = Performance Metrics. Springfield Citizens = Performance Concepts & Other Metrics.

Why Paint Metrics Matter to Your Business

Rigor

If you are familiar with open source performance solutions such as Lighthouse and PageSpeed Insights, you probably understand the value in measuring user experience and paint metrics. Why are paint metrics important to your business? How are paint metrics different?

Analyzing API Call Performance From Different Global Locations Based on cURL Metrics

DZone

The cURL component timings are: performance api metrics curl api performance curl metricsMy previous post presented “A Graphical View of API Performance Based on Call Location.” In that post, we analyzed the performance of a week of calls to the World Bank Countries API (which is served from Washington DC) from four different locations around the globe: Washington DC, USA; Oregon, USA; Ireland; and Tokyo, Japan. The API performance across the week showed remarkable consistency.

New LUX metrics

Speed Curve

Over the winter holiday we added a bunch of new metrics to LUX: First Contentful Paint. You can see all these Long Task and CPU metrics in the LUX Performance dashboard. The Chrome team aggregates the Long Task data into a metric called First CPU Idle.

The 10 Must-Track Web Performance Metrics

MachMetrics

Web performance metrics track the efficiency (or lack thereof) of any individual aspect of your website’s performance. Once you have started collecting some of these must-track web performance metrics for your website, inefficiencies will become clearer.

3 Key Metrics to Identify the Usability of Your Product

DZone

Did you check the metrics? " is the most difficult question to be answered when not backed up by usability metrics. Before understanding the key metrics of usability, though, we need to understand what usability is in the first place. Is your app usable? Really?

Using Database Metrics to Predict Application Problems

SQL Shack

Summary Database metrics can be collected, maintained, and used to help predict when processes go awry so problems can be resolved before they become severe.

How to Write Good Bug Reports and Gather Quality Metrics Data

DZone

Also, you will find information about bug taxonomy fields, which can help you to calculate later various quality metrics that can be used to improve the QA process in the future. I will write a dedicated article about quality metrics and how to calculate and visualize them. performance data metrics bugs data collection blocking bug reportOne of the essential tasks every QA engineer should master is how to log bug reports properly.

Evaluating rendering metrics

Speed Curve

Network metrics have been around for decades, but rendering metrics are newer. These are a few of the rendering metrics that currently exist. A brief history of performance metrics. Metrics quantify behavior. In the case of performance metrics, we're trying to capture the behavior of a website in terms of speed and construction. Often, construction metrics are useful for diagnosing the cause of changes in speed metrics.

Custom metrics for services enrich Dynatrace AI and dashboarding capabilities (EAP)

Dynatrace

Are you applying AI to the unique metrics and KPIs that matter most to the success of your digital business? Do you provide dashboards and analytics that combine technical and business metrics that are specific to your business? Alerting on request attribute-based metrics.

How to Get Metrics for Advance Alerting to Prevent Trouble

DZone

If you have this responsibility, you know how difficult is gather all the metrics, show them in fancy dashboards, and properly send alerts to the ones who must react in case of some evidence of trouble. Maybe, more often than you would like to, you have to justify why some metric wasn’t considered, or wasn’t shown, or some alert wasn’t sent. Although we all have to deal with unexpected events, we also have tools to prevent them.

Flow Metrics: Software delivery metrics for business leaders

Tasktop

The answer is Flow Metrics. Flow Metrics, as set out by the Flow Framework , expose big picture problems to help you make better business decisions. Even better, Flow Metrics use a language that business people can understand. At the DevOps Enterprise Summit in London last month, I presented five flow metrics that can help you focus on desired outcomes at the company level – most notably revenue generation and revenue protection. Identify one metric (e.g.,

Using Grafana to Visualize Apica Monitoring Metrics

Apica

Using Grafana to Visualize Apica Monitoring Metrics By Sven Hammar, CPO at Apica Systems We have always provided Apica users Read More. The post Using Grafana to Visualize Apica Monitoring Metrics appeared first on Apica.

Nines are not enough: meaningful metrics for clouds

The Morning Paper

Nines are not enough: meaningful metrics for clouds Mogul & Wilkes, HotOS’19. It’s hard to define good SLOs, especially when outcomes aren’t fully under the control of any single party. The authors of today’s paper should know a thing or two about that: Jeffrey Mogul and John Wilkes at Google 1 ! John Wilkes was also one of the co-authors of chapter 4 “Service Level Objectives” in the SRE book , which is good background reading for the discussion in this paper.

KPIs, Velocity, and Other Destructive Metrics

Allen Holub

"It is wrong to suppose that if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it—a costly myth." " –W. Edwards Deming The Deming quote at the top of this post is often twisted into something worthy of Frederick Taylor: "if you can't measure it, you can't manage it." " Deming would disagree. You can—in fact, must—manage things… Agility

An analysis of Chromium's paint timing metrics

Speed Curve

This gives us a relatively unique opportunity to analyse and aggregate performance metrics to gain some interesting insights. I'm also going to analyse First Meaningful Paint (defined in a draft spec and implemented as a Chromium trace metric). What are paint timing metrics?

Need a testing metric? Put points on your test cases

TechBeacon Testing

First Interactive Metrics Add New Dimensions To User Experience Data (9 min read)

Rigor

Visual Metrics Alone Paint Only Half The Picture. Existing metrics like DOM Content Loaded and Onload Time are giving way to user-centric metrics such as visual timings and user timings. The Importance of Engagement and Interactivity Metrics.

First Interactive Metrics Add New Dimensions To User Experience Data (9 min read)

Rigor

Visual Metrics Alone Paint Only Half The Picture. Existing metrics like DOM Content Loaded and Onload Time are giving way to user-centric metrics such as visual timings and user timings. The Importance of Engagement and Interactivity Metrics.

M3: Uber’s Open Source, Large-scale Metrics Platform for Prometheus

Uber Engineering

To facilitate the growth of Uber’s global operations, we need to be able to quickly store and access billions of metrics on our back-end systems at any given time. As part of our robust and scalable metrics infrastructure, we built … The post M3: Uber’s Open Source, Large-scale Metrics Platform for Prometheus appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog.

Performance Budget Metrics

Tim Kadlec

Yesterday, Chris Coyier pondered aloud the best metric to use for a performance budget : Re: performance budgets. It’s not surprising that I’ve found the most effective metrics to differ for each. Quantity based metrics. Rule based metrics. Quantity based metrics.

Event Monitoring Visibility Made Easy: Sensu Check Metric Extraction With InfluxDB and Grafana

DZone

Good luck monitoring an event like this. Monitoring dynamic, distributed environments often results in costly monitoring solution choices for developers seeking scalability, but your monitoring solution doesn’t have to be expensive.

The Obsession with Metrics

The Agile Manager

In recent decades, what I call “metric fixation” has engulfed an ever-widening range of institutions: businesses, government, health care, K-12 education, colleges and universities, and nonprofit organizations. Metric fixation consists of a set of interconnected beliefs. The second is that making such metrics public (transparency) assures that institutions are actually carrying out their purposes (accountability). First, there are vanity metrics.

A Bootiful Podcast: Datadog's Jason Yee on Observability, Operations, Metrics, Kubernetes, Language, and more

DZone

In this installment, Josh Long ( @starbuxman ) talks to @Datadog 's Jason Yee ( @gitbisect ) about obersvability, operations, metrics, Kuberenets, language, and more. Hi Spring fans! performance kubernetes spring framework podcast observability

More RUM metrics in your Favorites dashboards

Speed Curve

For customers who use LUX, it provides a place to create custom charts that combine metrics from synthetic and RUM. Bounce rate is a powerful metric for correlating performance metrics with business metrics. How to get started with these new metrics.

User Timing and Custom Metrics

Speed Curve

Across the performance industry, the metric that's used the most is "page load time" (i.e, "window.onload" or "document complete"). But these metrics suffer from the same major drawback as page load time: they are ignorant of what content the user is most interested in on the page. Any performance metric that values all the content the same is not a good metric. The way to do this is to create custom metrics with User Timing. Sample Custom Metrics.

Trend metrics and compare time periods

Speed Curve

As a result, any time-based metrics we capture can have variations as those tubes wobble a bit as we shove data down them. All that variation can make it difficult to see if your metrics are getting better or worse over time. Highlight trends in your metrics. Keep a watchful eye on third-party metrics. The Internet really is a complicated series of tubes.

Why both TPM and NOPM Performance Metrics?

HammerDB

The reason for reporting both TPM and NOPM performance metrics is for both historical and performance reasons. Firstly for database performance engineering studies TPM relates directly to the metrics captured from the database. If you are comparing one database only then TPM is better as you can relate this directly to all of the database performance metrics you have captured however if you are comparing different databases then you should use NOPM instead when reporting results

Site Speed Metrics Explained – TTFB, Speed Index, Interactive, Load, Complete, and more

MachMetrics

It’s one of the most frequently asked questions I see asked, “I’ve tested my site speed, so now what do these metrics mean?” Here we’ll explain what each of the common web performance metrics mean, and how can you use that data to optimize your site and make it faster.

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