BrianHeislerPrincipal Enterprise Systems Engineer at a healthcare company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"It didn't scale well from the cost perspective. We had a custom package deal."
"The price is better than some competing products."
"Pricing is somewhat affordable compared to other solutions but in order to really lower the costs of other products you need to plan very carefully your resources usage, otherwise, it can get expensive real quick."
"It is easy to run up a large bill, so become familiar with the cost of each piece of your bill and use the metrics they supply to estimate and monitor your bill."
"Pricing seemed easy until the bill came in and some things were not accounted for."
"The cost is high and this can be justified if the scale of the environment is big."
"My advice is to really keep an eye on your overage costs, as they can spiral really fast."
"If you do your homework, you'll find that if you're really concerned with cost, it's good."
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Datadog is ranked 2nd in Application Performance Management (APM) with 15 reviews while LightStep is ranked 49th in Application Performance Management (APM). Datadog is rated 8.6, while LightStep is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Datadog writes "Provides insightful analytics and good visibility that assist with making architectural decisions". On the other hand, Datadog is most compared with Dynatrace, Splunk, New Relic APM, Azure Monitor and ELK Logstash, whereas LightStep is most compared with Dynatrace, Splunk, New Relic APM, AWS X-Ray and Elastic APM.
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