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Dynatrace at DockerCon: High-Energy Conversations on All Things Docker

Dynatrace is having a great time at DockerCon, discussing all things Docker! The tradeshow floor is electric, and you can feel the energy and enthusiasm from all the attendees. The show floor continues to be packed, and so is our booth. We missed our friends from New Relic and AppDynamics as they didn’t have a booth at the event despite them touting their microservice and container monitoring capabilities. A recent RightScale survey shows a big surge in Docker adoption, and Dynatrace is leading the way regarding monitoring these highly dynamic container and microservices environments.

As usual, as we provide demos, attendees are amazed at how our AI based, full stack, fully automated monitoring solution provides the information they need to solve problems in minutes vs. hours or days. Our customers tell us that Dynatrace has reduced their mean time to repair by 75 to 95 percent. Even though we can tout these statistics, we at Dynatrace say, “Seeing is believing” and that is why we love attending conferences and showing off the capabilities behind the easiest, yet most powerful monitoring solution on the planet.

As an example, two gentlemen from a very large Midwestern college came by the booth after visiting DataDog, sysdig, and other vendors. As I walked them through the demo and showed them our capabilities, they were amazed at what we can do versus our competitors. Below are a few of their reactions to parts of the demo:

  • With zero configuration, Dynatrace auto-injects into Docker containers as they spin up without touching the image, and automatically provide metrics on the app or service running in the container – “Nobody can do that. That is a game changer.”
  • When we update our agent, there is no need to change the image to update the agent or stop containers running in a production– “We didn’t know that was even possible.”
  • Dynatrace, out of the box, provides AI based problem analysis with a single alert of the root cause- “How can you do that?”

There were more “aha” moments, not only with these attendees but all the attendees stopped at the booth.

It is an exciting time to be at Dynatrace.  We are truly Redefining Monitoring, and when I am at a show, I love seeing the reaction people have when they see our solution. It makes all the hard work all of us at Dynatrace are doing to help companies deliver a better digital customer experience all worth it.

For those that have experienced Dynatrace, especially those at DockerCon who came by the booth, what do you think?  We always love feedback as it allows us to improve our products and focus on what you need to deliver the best digital experience to your customers and users.

If you are reading this and are attending DockerCon, come by booth G16 and check out our Docker monitoring capabilities – you will be amazed at what is possible with Dynatrace.

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