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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 features that I have found most valuable are its graphs - if I need any statistics, in Kubernetes or Kong level or VPN level, I can quickly get the reports.""The most valuable feature is the multi-cloud integration, where there is support for both GCP and AWS.""Provides visibility into the performance uptime."

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"The Real User Monitor, with its transaction and synthetic transaction monitoring, is the typical classic in APM cases when the customer would like to do transaction monitoring. Micro Focus scores better where the underlying infrastructure management is also covered by Micro Focus tools.""The most valuable feature is application performance monitoring.""The technical support is good at resolving issues."

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Cons
"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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"If I want to track any round-trip or breakdowns of my response times, I'm not able to get it. My request goes through various levels of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and comes back to my client machine. Suppose that my request has taken 10 seconds overall, so if I want to break it down, to see where the delay is happening within my architecture, I am not able to find that out using Stackdriver.""It is difficult to estimate in advance how much something is going to cost.""Lacking sufficient operations documentation."

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"One area to improve is the user interface, of course. The second one is their R&D has virtually stopped building a product roadmap.""We would like to see support for non-Windows environments.""When we want to monitor our encrypted traffic, this product doesn't work because our cipher is not supported."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"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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"The cost of using Stackdriver depends on usage."

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"The price is approximately €30,000 ($35,500 USD) for the enterprise edition."

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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: The most valuable feature is the multi-cloud integration, where there is support for both GCP and AWS.
Top Answer: The cost of using Stackdriver depends on usage.
Top Answer: The APM functionality needs to be improved. It is difficult to estimate in advance how much something is going to cost… more »
Top Answer: The Real User Monitor, with its transaction and synthetic transaction monitoring, is the typical classic in APM cases… more »
Top Answer: One area to improve is the user interface, of course. The second one is their R&D has virtually stopped building a… more »
Top Answer: The Real User Monitor, with its transaction and synthetic transaction monitoring, is the typical classic in APM cases… more »
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Wavefront, Wavefront by VMware, VMware Tanzu Observability Stackdriver Monitoring, Stackdriver LoggingMicro Focus RUM, HPE RUM, MF RUM
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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.

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.

Real User Monitoring (RUM) an End user monitoring that gives you visibility into user behavior for fast, targeted problem resolution. It monitors the performance and availability of business-critical application services for all users at all locations all the time. It automatically discovers underlying infrastructure and classifies user actions - giving you instant visibility into session and whole service health over web, cloud, and mobile user experience. It allows you to trace user experience across tiers, capture live sessions, see where customers clicked, measure response times, and see pages that caused problems. And you can easily capture and replay user sessions to create test scripts that reflect real user behavior. All this data gives you new ability to analyze which application transactions your users are performing and what application response they are experiencing. RUM currently supports over 20 application protocols and applications such as SAP, Citrix, and native mobile application monitoring on Android.

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Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, LyftUber, Batterii, Q42, Dovetail GamesAvea, Maccabi Healthcare Services, TEB
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm11%
Retailer6%
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Computer Software Company36%
Media Company13%
Comms Service Provider12%
Retailer8%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Google Stackdriver vs. Micro Focus Real User Monitor and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Google Stackdriver is ranked 15th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 3 reviews while Micro Focus Real User Monitor is ranked 33rd in Application Performance Management (APM) with 3 reviews. Google Stackdriver is rated 8.0, while Micro Focus Real User Monitor is rated 5.0. 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, the top reviewer of Micro Focus Real User Monitor writes "An expensive product with an old design that needs to be more lightweight". Google Stackdriver is most compared with Datadog, ELK Logstash, Splunk, Dynatrace and Amazon CloudWatch, whereas Micro Focus Real User Monitor is most compared with Dynatrace, AppDynamics, Datadog and Azure Monitor. See our Google Stackdriver vs. Micro Focus Real User Monitor report.

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