Application Performance Management (APM) – Focused on the Dynatrace® Software Product Training Course

Overview

Application Performance Management (APM) is the monitoring and management of performance and availability of software applications. Dynatrace is a tool for monitoring applications and infrastructure in real-time in an enterprise environment.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at engineers who wish to use the Dynatrace® software product to efficiently diagnose their organization’s applications, services and infrastructure across different platforms and hardware.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Install and configure Dynatrace.
  • Understand the concepts behind Application Performance Management (APM).
  • Monitor, optimize, and scale applications on-premise and in the cloud.
  • Monitor the health of an organization’s network, hardware and software.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

Requirements

  • An understanding of general IT, administration and monitoring concepts (e.g., application and resource monitoring)

Audience

  • Operations professionals
  • System administrators
  • DevOps
  • Infrastructure engineers

Course Outline

Introduction

  • What is full-stack monitoring?

Overview of Dynatrace Features and Architecture

  • Dynatrace Deep Monitoring
  • Dynatrace servers, clients, and agents
  • Synthetic monitors

Setting up Dynatrace

  • Understanding the licensing
  • Installing agents

Administrative Tasks

  • Managing the server and clients
  • Managing user permissions and authentication

Application Monitoring

  • How sensors work
  • Navigating the client and web monitors
  • Monitoring business transactions
  • Monitoring SLAs

Infrastructure Monitoring

  • Monitoring the health of a host
  • Monitoring the health of a process

Database Monitoring

  • Monitoring the health of a database
  • Inspecting an SQL execution

Network Monitoring

  • Monitoring network traffic
  • Anomaly detection

Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring

  • Cloud native use cases
  • Integrating cloud native platform metrics
  • Capturing full-stack metrics

Managing User Experience

  • Web, Android and iOS applications
  • Diagnosing application issues using Root Cause Analysis

Alerts, Notifications and Reports

  • Creating a dashboard
  • Generating reports
  • Capturing incidents and sending alerts

Troubleshooting

Summary and Conclusion

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