dynaTrace adds virtualization and SOA capabilities to its app performance manager

29. September 2009
dynaTrace software is offering Wednesday an upgrade to its "continuous" ,  featuring accommodations for virtualization and SOA, the company said,

Version 3.1 of dynaTrace release extends the company's PurePath technology for transaction-level visibility, the company said. Visibility is extended into virtualization environments, so users can understand the impact of virtualization on application performance.  The product analyzes how competition for shared resources impacts transaction response times.

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DynaTrace also accommodates ESBs (enterprise service busses), enabling management of SOA applications and dependencies that decouple services.

A software development kit lets dynaTrace examine transactions that rely on non-standard remoting protocols, such as custom protocols built on Java or .Net and based on TCP/IP.

REST interfaces in version 3.1 automate repetitive tasks, such as regression analyses and architectural validations. Also, the interfaces allow existing tools to run reports and export data from the dynaTrace system. Hotspot visualization capabilities streamline diagnosis of root causes of performance bottlenecks.