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"This solution allows me to have true visibility for any metrics when it comes to my cloud, and private.""This solution makes it a lot easier to figure out trends within very different data sources, which makes it easy to see why something is misbehaving.""The features I find most valuable is the querying and alerting capabilities.""People are very pleased with the implementation.""The most valuable aspects of the solution are its ease of use and its ease of implementation.""No issues with stability."

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"The solution offers very detailed metrics for their services.""Most of it's around optimizing utilization, their cloud utilization. They're making sure that they're getting the most out of their in-cloud environments and their instances. Making sure that there's no strange behavior in the environment.""The solution gives us very good real-time data."

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"With this tool, we provide access to every developer team the ability to find errors, then they come to us and ask for specific help.""We can ingest logs and make reports out of them. It is a good tool which can help us monitor any issues.""It gives us a bird's eye view of what's happening from our connection's point of view.""We use it to ingest Windows domain controller logs. We use this to monitor if anyone is placed in particular administration groups that potentially shouldn't be. It helps us keep track of people.""I have no concerns about the stability of the product. I feel it handles the stress we put on it very well.""For many of our services, we use Sumo Logic to track errors and send notifications to our Slack channel, if there are issues. Then, we have our support people monitoring this, and they can react quickly.""Scalability has been good for our needs. We haven't run into any scaling issues in regards to size so far.""It provides easy visibility. I also like the shareable queries because we share a lot across groups."

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"I would like to see integration with Kubernetes cluster and APIs so that you can manage the entire stack.""I would like to see more out-of-the-box dashboards for in-depth application monitoring of standard products that are out there.""In the new version, I would love to see more prediction capabilities. It would be great if one could see the alerts get a little more enriched with information and become more human-friendly instead of the technical stuff that they put in there. I think those would be really awesome outcomes to get.""The implementation is a long process that should be improved.""They could make it more easy to plug-in data so that a nontechnical person will be able to use it, like accountants or finance people. That way they don't have to ask us.""It could use a URL document server. Everything in the market is moving towards automation and everybody's looking for the single click operations as well relational data locality."

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"Right now, in relation to monitoring services, there are too many services and too many metrics per service.""Better reporting is always something needed. That could be an answer to just about anything. But you always want better reporting, better dashboards, things that are just more dynamic and more accessible.""The drill-down aspect on the dashboard of the solution needs improvement. We get a very good high-level overview, but when we drill down, it becomes a little less clear. We have given this feedback to AWS as well and hope they will improve this in the future."

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"The dashboard has room for improvement, because sometimes it is a difficult to create a specific dashboard or query. This would be a nice place to correct problems.""I would like to see improvement in the user experience when configuring things, ingesting logs, and creating ports.""The initial setup is the most stressful, like learning how to use it.""If you want to up your subscription through the AWS Marketplace, it can be difficult. You can't just go back to the AWS Marketplace, and say, "I want a bigger one now." You have to contact the sales team, then they do it on the back-end. This could definitely be improved.""It took a bit of trial and error to get it set up correctly based on everything we had to do. In the end, we had to send everything over HTTP, which was sort of a stop-gap.""I would like better UI-driven functionality to create alerts and reports. Now, we have to understand the syntax, so it is a little difficult for someone to pick it up without using the manuals. If there was more of a graphical user interface, it would be beneficial.""It would be nice to have an improved ability to scroll through logs within a time frame. Right now, we can search for specific errors. However, if we want to look for "before and after" within a specific time frame, it's not easy using the tool. This would be an improvement.""There needs to be improvement on imported data which can be used within Sumo Logic to do more advanced queries."

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"Educational pricing is available for this solution.""We were given a year's worth of service. It was included within our ELA. We were trying to do a proof of concept, which is almost over now.""Different locations require different setups. In your terms, around 300 to around 400K USD."

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"We have monthly licensing costs. The licenses are probably in the vicinity of about $300 - $350/month."

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"Purchasing Sumo Logic through the AWS Marketplace was a simple step.""Purchasing the solution through the AWS Marketplace is very easy.""We chose to go through the AWS Marketplace because it makes it a lot easier when we bill our customers. Rather than having to get multiple different sources of information then correlate a monthly bill for our customers, it is just included in the AWS usage charges.""The AWS Marketplace pricing is fairly reasonable for what it does. I wouldn't call it expensive, but I wouldn't call it cheap. It is pretty good.""The only limit to the scalability of the product for us is how much we are willing to pay.""The price scaling comes in a bit expensive.""Pricing has been cheaper than some of the competing tools, like Splunk.""If we went to ELK Stack, which is open source, it would have been less costly, but it would have required more development from our side."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It’s in INR. Our data is on four sites and these are in the development phase. Different locations require different… more »
Top Answer: It could use a URL document server. Everything in the market is moving towards automation and everybody's looking for… more »
Top Answer: Most of it's around optimizing utilization, their cloud utilization. They're making sure that they're getting the most… more »
Top Answer: The solution is a bit pricey. The solution requires you to pay for technical support, which is tiered, and certain… more »
Top Answer: I think the machine learning aspect of it probably does help because machine learning is not really machine learning… more »
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Overview

VMware Tanzu Observability provides metrics-driven analytics at massive scale, so you can get the most out of your cloud-native apps.

Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources and the applications you run on AWS. You can use Amazon CloudWatch to collect and track metrics, collect and monitor log files, set alarms, and automatically react to changes in your AWS resources. Amazon CloudWatch can monitor AWS resources such as Amazon EC2 instances, Amazon DynamoDB tables, and Amazon RDS DB instances, as well as custom metrics generated by your applications and services, and any log files your applications generate. You can use Amazon CloudWatch to gain system-wide visibility into resource utilization, application performance, and operational health. You can use these insights to react and keep your application running smoothly.

Sumo Logic simplifies how you collect and analyze machine data so that you can gain deep visibility across your full application and infrastructure stack. With the Sumo Logic service, you can accelerate modern application delivery, monitor and troubleshoot in real time and improve your security and compliance posture.
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Sample Customers
Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, LyftAirAsia, Airbnb, Aircel, APUS, Avazu, Casa & Video, Futbol Club Barcelona (FCBarcelona), National Taiwan University, redBusOoyala, Webjet, Akamai, Kaiser Permanente, Alaska Airlines, Hotel Tonight, Dollar Shave Club, Interactive Intelligence, Restoration Hardware, RingCentral, WD-40, Zillow, Sage Software, Tunein Radio, Lookout, Infor, Houzz, Estee Lauder, Brightcove, Actelion, Anki, Elance, Voxer, Cytobank, Medicom Health Interactive, Task Rabbit, Zscaler, Thred Up, Netskope, Tobi, Infoblox, Imperva, Okta, Medallia, RelateIQ, Bazaar Voice, Blurb, Guidewire, Apigee, Swipely, Progress Software, Card Spring, Ubiquiti Networks, Pager Duty, McGraw Hill, Acquia, Limelight Networks, Blucora, Scripps Networks Interactive, Orange, Medidata, 3 Share
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm9%
Retailer6%
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Computer Software Company34%
Media Company15%
Comms Service Provider11%
Insurance Company4%
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Computer Software Company40%
Comms Service Provider11%
Media Company7%
Government6%
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Amazon CloudWatch is ranked 12th in Cloud Monitoring Software with 3 reviews while Sumo Logic is ranked 8th in Log Management with 11 reviews. Amazon CloudWatch is rated 8.0, while Sumo Logic is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Amazon CloudWatch writes "Having one platform, as opposed to having to use a lot of different platforms makes a huge difference". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sumo Logic writes "Good log aggregation, reliable technical support and offers lots of features". Amazon CloudWatch is most compared with Datadog, Zabbix, Google Stackdriver, SolarWinds NPM and Azure Cost Management, whereas Sumo Logic is most compared with Datadog, Splunk, LogRhythm NextGen SIEM, Google Stackdriver and ELK Logstash.

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