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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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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the multi-cloud integration, where there is support for both GCP and AWS.
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VMware Tanzu Observability provides metrics-driven analytics at massive scale, so you can get the most out of your cloud-native apps.

Google Stackdriver provides powerful monitoring, logging, and diagnostics. It equips you with insight into the health, performance, and availability of cloud-powered applications, enabling you to find and fix issues faster. It is natively integrated with Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, and popular open source packages. Stackdriver provides a wide variety of metrics, dashboards, alerting, log management, reporting, and tracing capabilities.

LightStep analyzes 100% of unsampled transaction data from highly-distributed, large-scale production software to produce complete end-to-end traces and robust metrics that explain performance behaviors and accelerate root cause analysis. LightStep is backed by Sequoia, Redpoint, and Altimeter.

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Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, LyftUber, Batterii, Q42, Dovetail GamesInVision, Twilio, Lyft, Yext, DigitalOcean,
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Google Stackdriver is ranked 15th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 3 reviews while LightStep is ranked 53rd in Application Performance Management (APM). Google Stackdriver is rated 8.0, while LightStep is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Google Stackdriver writes "Provides visibility into the performance uptime and the overall health of our cloud applications". On the other hand, Google Stackdriver is most compared with Datadog, ELK Logstash, Splunk, Dynatrace and Amazon CloudWatch, whereas LightStep is most compared with Datadog, Dynatrace, New Relic APM and Splunk.

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