Elastic APM Competitors and Alternatives

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BoykoVasilev
Real User
IT Specialist at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Sep 11 2020

What is most valuable?

The technical support is good at resolving issues.

How has it helped my organization?

We are no longer satisfied with this product and are migrating to Dynatrace.

What needs improvement?

This solution needs to be more lightweight. It requires that you purchase a Microsoft or Oracle database, which adds extra costs. This product still uses Java, which has been removed from most of the… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

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

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We are currently in the process of migrating from Micro Focus to Dynatrace. With Dynatrace, it will automatically implement the application and you can monitor using a small JavaScript that is… more »

What other advice do I have?

I have to say that I am very disappointed with this solution. It's very heavy, and it is a nightmare to deploy and maintain. Compared to all of the other solutions, Micro Focus is out of date. In… more »
Real User
Vice President at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Sep 29 2020

What is most valuable?

The application performance monitoring when it comes to code (especially Java code), is really amazing. The key feature of AppDynamics where it really helps us is instrumentation and database monitoring. The user interface is also good.

What needs improvement?

The challenges that we face are all performance based, relating to business transactions, not database monitoring.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to other companies. On a scale from one to ten, I would give AppDynamics Database Monitoring a rating of eight. To be honest, it's a fantastic product.
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