Automatically Detect the Top Performance & Scalability Issues in Distributed Architectures

Wednesday, December 09, 2020 - 10:45 am11:25 am

Andreas Grabner, Dynatrace


In 2019, I helped 100+ teams analyze performance and architectural issues in their distributed applications. In this session, I present the common patterns such as N+1 Call & Query, Payload Flood, Too Granular, Tight Coupling, Bad Timeouts/Retries/Backoff, and Inefficient Dependencies. I teach you how you can detect these patterns yourself fully automated in your CI/CD pipeline using the CNCF project Keptn and its SLI/SLO based Quality Gate approach.

Andreas Grabner, Dynatrace

Andreas Grabner (@grabnerandi) has 20+ years of experience as a software developer, tester, and architect and is an advocate for high-performing cloud scale applications. He is a regular contributor to the DevOps community, a frequent speaker at technology conferences, and regularly publishes articles on In his spare time, you can most likely find him on one of the salsa dance floors of the world!

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@inproceedings {262210,
author = {Andreas Grabner},
title = {Automatically Detect the Top Performance \& Scalability Issues in Distributed Architectures},
booktitle = {SREcon20 Americas (SREcon20 Americas)},
year = {2020},
url = {},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = dec

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