Google Stackdriver Review

Very good technical support


What needs improvement?

While we are satisfied with the overall performance, in certain cases we must add additional metrics and additional tools like Grafana and Dynatrace

We would like to improve the application log. Most of these logs are derived from Grafana and not from Google Stackdriver. 

The application locker should be addressed. 

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Google Stackdriver from the beginning, since 2019. 

How are customer service and technical support?

Google's technical support is very good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

In addition to Google Stackdriver, we use Dynatrace, Grafana and Kibana.

We use all of these solutions in a complementary manner, for different purposes. 

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The cost could be lower. When it comes to the cost component in cloud, it is problematic that we are only in a position to know how much we must pay upon arrival of the invoice after 15 days. 

What other advice do I have?

Google Stackdriver is all about activity. If one switches from, say, Grafana or another performance and monitoring application, it takes time to adjust one's expectations. All the items desired are present, but these must first be configured. 

I rate Google Stackdriver as an eight-and-a-half out of ten. 

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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