Intelligent, context-aware AI analytics for all your custom metrics


Dynatrace recently opened up the enterprise-grade functionalities of Dynatrace OneAgent to all the data needed for observability, including metrics, events, logs, traces, and topology data. Davis topology-aware anomaly detection and alerting for your custom metrics. Dynatrace news.

MicroProfile Metrics with Prometheus and Grafana [Video]


In this short video, Rudy de Busscher shows how to connect MicroProfile Metrics with Prometheus and Grafana to produce useful graphics and to help investigate your microservice architecture. The goal of MicroProfile Metrics is to expose monitoring data from the implementation in a unified way. java microservices microservice architecture microprofile grafana prometheus microprofile metrics

3 Performance Testing Metrics Every Tester Should Know


There are certain performance testing metrics that are essential to understand properly in order to draw the right conclusions from your tests. These metrics require some basic understanding of math and statistics, but nothing too complicated. performance data load testing metrics performance metrics quality metricsMaking sense of the average, standard deviation and percentiles in performance testing reports.

Automate complex metric-related use cases with the Metrics API version 2


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 individual hosts, the average number of metrics is about 500 per computational node. Besides all the metrics that originate from your hosts, Dynatrace also collects all the important key performance metrics for services and real-user monitored applications as well as cloud platform metrics from AWS, Azure, and Cloud Foundry.

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. This data can include hardware statistics, such as measures of CPU or memory consumed over time. We can also examine database metadata, including row counts, waits, and […]. Monitoring Performance

Elevate your dashboards with the new Dynatrace metrics framework


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. Going forward, the new metrics framework will be at the core of everything that you can do with metrics in Dynatrace. Find metrics more quickly with metric categories.

Multidimensional analysis 2.0: Analyze, chart, and report on microservices-based metrics without code changes


In an existing application landscape, however, it can be difficult to get to those metrics. A larger financial institution is using the analysis to report business metrics on dashboards and make them accessible via the Dynatrace API. Optimize your application and business performance by analyzing request- and service-based metrics. To take the multidimensional analysis feature to the next level, we seamlessly combined it with our Calculated metrics capability.

Integrate Dynatrace more easily using the new Metrics REST API


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. All told, there are thousands of metric types that can be charted and that Davis automatically analyzes and alerts on within your Dynatrace environment. New metric identifiers and structure.

Cumulative Layout Shift, The Layout Instability Metric


Cumulative Layout Shift … Continue reading Cumulative Layout Shift, The Layout Instability Metric → Web best PracticesHave you ever started reading an exciting news article but then lose your line because all the text shifted downwards?

How to Publish Spring Boot Actuator Metrics to Dynatrace


Learn more about publishing Spring boot actuator metrics! The metrics generated by the Spring Boot Actuator module of Spring Boot can be easily published to a Dynatrace cloud instance. java tutorial performance spring boot dynatrace micrometer spring actuator metrics monitoringThis article will give you a step-by-step guide for obtaining that.

Modern UX metrics on WebPageTest

Addy Osmani

This tip covers how to measure modern UX metrics on WebPageTest using the Custom Metrics feature

Dynatrace innovates again with the release of topology-driven auto-adaptive metric baselines


With the advent and ingestion of thousands of custom metrics into Dynatrace, we’ve once again pushed the boundaries of automatic, AI-based root cause analysis with the introduction of auto-adaptive baselines as a foundational concept for Dynatrace topology-driven timeseries measurements.

New web performance insights with additional metrics and enhanced Visually complete for synthetic monitors


Recently introduced improvements to Visually complete and new web performance metrics for Real User Monitoring are now available for Synthetic Monitoring as well. Ensure better user experience with paint-focused performance metrics. Track specific performance metrics over a long term.

How to Use Software Productivity Metrics The Right Way


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. Let’s start with a review of what software engineering metrics are, and are not. tutorial performance management productivity developer agile development metrics engineer

The “Best” Performance Metrics? Start With These Six


It’s true that what might be considered the “most important” or “best” web performance metrics can vary by industry. Whether you’re new to web performance or you’re an expert working with the business side of your organization to gain buy-in on performance culture, we suggest starting with six specific metrics: Time to Interactive , First Contentful Paint , Visually Complete , Speed Index , Time to First Byte , and Total Content Size. The post The “Best” Performance Metrics?

Introducing Davis data units (DDUs) for increased flexibility with custom metrics


Metrics are an essential functionality provided by the Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform. Dynatrace OneAgent and ActiveGate extensions provide you with a multitude of metrics. With this in mind, we’ve been looking for a new way of measuring the usage of custom 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. Our Evaluating rendering metrics post was a popular (and fun) way to compare and choose rendering metrics. Recently I created this timeline of performance metric medians from the HTTP Archive for the world's top ~1.3 An analysis of Chromium's paint timing metrics.

Displaying Page Load Metrics on Your Site


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. First Paint and First Contentful Paint Page load time is a metric that tells us part of the story. I have written before about user perceived performance and metrics that tell how long it takes to render something on the page.

AI-powered custom log metrics for faster troubleshooting


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.” In such cases, you need the ability to turn log data into custom metrics. Improved monitoring insights with AI-powered custom log metrics. Moreover, you also have the ability to chart these log metrics and pin them to your favorite dashboards.

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


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.

Collecting Prometheus Metrics With Azure Monitor


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. So far, this has been limited to collecting standard metrics about the nodes, cluster, and pods, so things like CPU, memory usage, etc. Microsoft announced a new preview this week, which I think is a pretty big deal.

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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.

Beyond Speed: Why You Should Be Tracking Interactive Metrics


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. To build fast sites and stay competitive, it is critical for people passionate about performance to stay informed about new metrics and the methodology behind them. The next evolution of performance brought in paint metrics. Modern Interactivity Metrics.

User experience score—the one metric to rule them all


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? Which metric can be used to drill deeper and analyze the reasons that cause frustrated users to leave your application? A single metric for user experience segmentation. Error metrics. Usability metrics.

We need more inclusive web performance metrics

CSS - Tricks

Scott Jehl argues that performance metrics such as First Contentful Paint and Largest Contentful Paint don’t really capture the full picture of everyone’s experience with websites: These metrics are often touted as measures of usability or meaning, but they are not necessarily meaningful for everyone. Direct Link to Article — Permalink The post We need more inclusive web performance metrics appeared first on CSS-Tricks.

Cutting Through Performance Metrics Fog with the Lighthouse Score


With so many different metrics available to measure dozens of different aspects of a web page, it can be a struggle to know how best to quantify that page’s overall web performance. In this post, we discuss why there are so many metrics, explore what is “the best” metric, and discuss how you can use the Lighthouse Score to better your own performance. Metrics – Thick as Pea Soup. Web Performance lighthouse score performance metrics performance score

Key Application Performance Metrics From the Viewpoint of a Statistician-Turned-Developer


Now that you’ve deployed your code, it’s time to monitor it, collect data, and analyze your metrics. You’ve just released your new app into the wild, live in production. Success! Now what? Your job is done, right? Wrong. Without application performance monitoring in place, you can’t accurately determine how well things are going. Are people using your app? Is the app performant? Do the pages load quickly? Are your users experiencing any errors? If so, where? How often?

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. When your site reaches First CPU Idle it's an indication that rendering isn't blocked and the user can interact without experiencing jank, so it's important to keep this metric as low as possible.

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. Understanding when an application or process misbehaves is not always easy. We are often left waiting until a server, application, or service breaks or enters an undesirable state before we […]. Alerting Monitoring Performance

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


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? What we don’t always keep top of mind is that many performance metrics, at their core, are user-centric metrics that are critical for all businesses – and ecommerce businesses in particular – to track.

How to Write Good Bug Reports and Gather Quality Metrics Data


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.

More visibility into user experience with new web performance metrics and enhanced Visually Complete


Dynatrace Visually complete is a point-in-time web performance metric that measures when the visual area of a page has finished loading. Dynatrace is the only solution that provides these user experience metrics consistently for real user monitoring as well as for synthetic monitors. New web performance metrics and r evamped Visually Complete. Analyze application performance with newly added web performance metrics. What’s the impact of enabling these metrics?

The 10 Must-Track Web Performance Metrics


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. Top 10 Web Perf Metrics to Track. Therefore, we have narrowed it down to the 10 most essential metrics to track web performance. How to measure these top performance metrics?

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

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


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.

Extend infrastructure observability with JMX Extensions and additional full-stack metrics


To provide you with more value when monitoring hosts in infrastructure mode, we’re extending our infrastructure mode with a range of metrics that have until now only been available in full-stack mode. Monitor additional metrics. Additionally, we’re further extending our infrastructure mode with runtime metrics for: Java.NET. Also, common web server metrics that are important when you monitor Apache HTTP, Nginx, or Microsoft IIS. Dynatrace news.

How to Get Metrics for Advance Alerting to Prevent Trouble


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.

Multidimensional analysis 2.0: Analyze microservice-based metrics without code changes (Part 2)


Select a Metric and Aggregation to get started. You can choose any standard Dynatrace metric and any request attribute. Simply switch the metric to Failure rate to find out if there was an error that might have impacted your platinum customers. And, as we’ve combined this functionality with the Calculated metrics feature, you now have even more options! Expose custom metrics via the Dynatrace API to extend automation along your delivery pipeline.

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3 Key Metrics to Identify the Usability of Your Product


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? "Is your product usable enough to release now?" Per ISO standards (ISO 9241-11), usability is defined as: usability ux report efficiency usability testing effectiveness satisfaction

Flow Metrics: Software delivery metrics for business leaders


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.,

Get up to 300 new metrics out of the box with AWS supporting services (GA)


To reduce your CloudWatch costs and throttling, you can now select from additional services and metrics to monitor. Get up to 300 new AWS metrics out of the box. Dynatrace ingests AWS CloudWatch metrics for multiple preselected services. Based on our customers’ feedback, we’ve selected 21 additional AWS services for which you can now access up to 300 new metrics. Select Add service to pick the service that has the metric you want to add.

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3 Key Performance Testing Metrics Every Tester Should Know


Making sense of the average, standard deviation and percentiles in performance testing reports There are certain performance testing metrics that are essential to understand properly in order to. The post 3 Key Performance Testing Metrics Every Tester Should Know appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

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


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? If not, read on to learn how Dynatrace can now help you enrich your monitoring insights with custom metrics for services. Dynatrace out-of-the-box metrics generally focus on availability, failure rate, and performance. Dynatrace news.