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"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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Top Answer: This is definitely a good product and I would consider them one of the leaders within the application monitoring and cloud monitoring space.
Top Answer: Additional metrics should be included. Better integration with other solutions is needed.
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Datadog is a monitoring service for IT, Dev and Ops teams who write and run applications at scale, and want to turn the massive amounts of data produced by their apps, tools and services into actionable insight.
Scout is Rails app monitoring with three parts: one serving of performance metrics, a layer of analysis, and helping of workflow improvements. These parts are woven together to reduce the stress of identifying the root cause of Rails app performance problems.
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Adobe, Samsung, facebook, HP Cloud Services, Electronic Arts, salesforce, Stanford University, CiTRIX, Chef, zendesk, Hearst Magazines, Spotify, mercardo libre, Slashdot, Ziff Davis, PBS, MLS, The Motley Fool, Politico, Barneby's
Chargify, Synctree, Aptuitiv, Barnes and Noble, Journey, Geosnapshot, Kongregate, PaperTrail, Adobe, SendGrid, Sentry
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Computer Software Company17%
Financial Services Firm11%
Comms Service Provider11%
Educational Organization11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm7%
Media Company6%
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Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise35%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise60%
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Datadog is ranked 2nd in Application Performance Management (APM) with 12 reviews while Scout APM is ranked 48th in Application Performance Management (APM). Datadog is rated 8.6, while Scout APM 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 AppDynamics, whereas Scout APM is most compared with New Relic APM, Elastic APM, Zabbix, Accedian Skylight and StackState.

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