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"The most valuable feature is the end-user monitoring.""It is a stable solution that helps address user issues well.""The most valuable feature is that we can see how our end-users are interacting with our application across regions.""The most valuable feature is the one that enables you to have visibility into the end-users journey."

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"The solution has made it easier for us to trace the problems that we have with our requests and to monitor the timing of each step in each request we do in our endpoints."

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Cons
"AppD is really cool and a unified solution for both APM and APM centric Analytics side. We can show almost all business data within the APM context from the end-user perspetive. But this process is a little bit manual. If they catch and map business journeys based on customer interaction on the browser automatically, it should be really fine.""I would like to see support for mobile testing and mobile monitoring.""I would like to have customizable dashboards to use when I am monitoring certain applications.""If you have a single URL and all the operations are coming in as part of the header, you will not be able to segregate them for different actions."

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"The user interface is sometimes kind of confusing to understand. It's not very user-friendly."

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"AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring does have licensing cost associated with it.""AppDynamics is more expensive than competitors.""This price of this product is expensive."

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Top Answer: It is a stable solution that helps address user issues well.
Top Answer: AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring does have licensing cost associated with it. We currently have a yearly license.
Top Answer: If you have a single URL and all the operations are coming in as part of the header, you will not be able to segregate them for different actions. I think this could be improved. There are different… more »
Top Answer: The solution has made it easier for us to trace the problems that we have with our requests and to monitor the timing of each step in each request we do in our endpoints.
Top Answer: I don't have any information in regards to licensing. I'm not on the DevOps team and typically they are the ones that handle it. It's not an aspect of the solution I'm familiar with.
Top Answer: The user interface is sometimes kind of confusing to understand. It's not very user-friendly. They should work to improve this aspect of the product. It should be easier to navigate. While the… more »
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Overview

How do real users experience your browser-based applications? Using browser real-user monitoring follow their journey and optimize their experience with powerful end-to-end performance management that rapidly identifies application issues and relevant business transactions, and dramatically reduces MTTR.

AWS X-Ray helps developers analyze and debug production, distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. With X-Ray, you can understand how your application and its underlying services are performing to identify and troubleshoot the root cause of performance issues and errors. X-Ray provides an end-to-end view of requests as they travel through your application, and shows a map of your application’s underlying components. You can use X-Ray to analyze both applications in development and in production, from simple three-tier applications to complex microservices applications consisting of thousands of services.

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Sample Customers
Sony, DirecTV, UBS, The Container Store, The Neta Porter Group, Nasdaq, Cisco, eHarmony, Hallmark, Overstock, Expedia
COMCAST, ConnectWise, skyscanner, AirAsia, cookpad, cimpress, VTEX, zowdow
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Computer Software Company28%
Financial Services Firm13%
Comms Service Provider12%
Government6%
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Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider19%
Media Company15%
Financial Services Firm11%
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Large Enterprise71%
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AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring is ranked 22nd in Application Performance Management (APM) with 4 reviews while AWS X-Ray is ranked 26th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review. AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring is rated 8.4, while AWS X-Ray is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring writes "A stable solution to monitor user behavior, but the functionality needs to be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of AWS X-Ray writes "Scalable and good for tracing problems, but hard to configure". AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring is most compared with Elastic APM, Akamai mPulse, Dynatrace, New Relic Browser and IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager, whereas AWS X-Ray is most compared with New Relic APM, Google Stackdriver, Datadog, Elastic APM and AppDynamics Database Monitoring.

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