2020-08-16T11:27:00Z

What is your favorite tool for Application Performance Monitoring?

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Hi peers,

With so many APM tools available, it can be hard for businesses to choose the right one for their needs. 

With this in mind, what is your favorite APM tool that you would happily recommend to others? 

What makes it your tool of choice?

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I have tested a lot of APM tools and most of it are doing the same job in different techniques and different interfaces. 


One of the best tools I tested called eG Enterprise, this tool provided the required info and data to our technical team. we Found also great support from eG technical team during the implementation. One of the main factors was cost and they can challenge a lot of vendors on that.


 

2020-08-24T08:59:44Z
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2020-08-30T11:31:05Z
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@Hani Khalil AGree well explained

2020-09-08T16:17:03Z
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@Rony_Sklar good initiative

2021-06-25T16:52:50Z
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@Hani Khalil ok any comparison s 

2021-06-25T16:53:13Z
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@Hani Khalil ok more info please

2021-06-25T16:53:32Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

My favourite APM tool is New Relic. Monitoring dashboard shows exact method calls with line numbers, including external dependencies for apps of any size and complexity.

2020-08-22T11:17:48Z
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@Abbasi Poonawala more info please

2021-06-25T16:52:30Z
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Top 5Real User

My favourite APM tool is Azure Monitoring from this I can check application insights. I can also check when application crashed.

2020-08-21T18:54:53Z
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@Pradeep Saxena Thanks for your input! Can you share a bit more about what makes Azure your favorite tool?

2020-08-23T07:19:22Z
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Top 20Real User

@Pradeep Saxena I find Azure to be reactive monitoring while Dynatrace with automated Root Cause Analysis is proactive monitoring.

2021-06-24T09:48:55Z
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2021-06-25T16:51:53Z
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@Pradeep Saxena more info please

2021-06-25T16:52:17Z
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My favorite APM tool is Dynatrace, the one agent handling enables fast and agile deployment.

2020-08-21T14:14:25Z
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@GustavoTorres ​Thanks for sharing your favorite tool! Do you have any insights to share about other tools that you used in the past?

2020-08-23T07:17:16Z
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@GustavoTorres Strongly Agree. Historically 10 years back for the first time, Application Performance Management was made able to integrate with Business Transaction Management using dynaTrace software, since then dynaTrace is technology leader in application performance ...…

2021-02-17T01:40:29Z
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@Abbasi Poonawala thanks for the information

2021-06-25T16:53:53Z
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@GustavoTorres good to hear

2021-06-25T16:54:16Z
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Hi, I recommend Dynatrace.Companies can focus on their business instead of wasting time and money in different tools and complex analysis. I today's world, companies would need more and more specialized employees only to do what Dynatrace can deliver in minutes via artificial intelligence. IT-world is changing, but companies can’t change quickly their monitoring tools and educate people. Customers, suppliers, partners and employees do expect perfect IT. The risk is too high doing something that does not deliver fast enough full observability. No matter what you do: run applications in your company, develop apps for employees and customer, built an e-commerce channel. IT is important for success, and this can be guaranteed if you know challenges in IT before others tell you.

2021-06-23T14:04:49Z
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2021-06-25T16:50:57Z
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Agree, well explained.

2020-09-08T16:16:34Z
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Our organization is large and has a long history.  We had a lot of on-premise, monolithic applications and tons of business logic included in places it shouldn't be.  This caused a lot of pain to implementing new architectures.  Several years back we implemented new architectures using micro-service apps, client side browser processing, ephemeral systems based on kubernetes.  During the transition, DevOps teams were given full reign to use whatever tool they wanted, including open source.  A handful of tools were used more pervasively including New Relic, Prometheus, CloudWatch, OMS, Elastisearch, Splunk, and Zabbix.  As can be imagined, this caused a lot of issues coordinating work and responding to issues.  3 years back we did an evaluation of all tools and pulled Dynatrace into the mix.


Dynatrace was easily the most powerful solution to provide APM and simplify the user experience into a "single pane of glass".  We are also working to integrate several other data sources (zabbix, OMS, cloudwatch & prometheus) to extend the data set and increase the leverage of the AI engine.


Why Dynatrace?


- Most comprehensive end-to-end tracing solution from browser to mainframe
- Entity (aka CI) mapping to relate RUM to applications to hosts.  This includes mapping of entities such as Azure, AWS, kubernetes, and VMWare
- An AI engine that uses the transaction trace and entity mapping to consolidate alerts to accelerate impact and root cause analysis


There are several other features such as simplified/automated deployment, API exposure and analytics tools.

2021-06-29T10:50:01Z
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Top 5Real User

Azure Monitor gives application insights as ingesting metrics and data logs as many varients OS, application, CPU, memory, etc. We can visualise and analyse what's going on in the application.

2021-06-26T01:06:29Z
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Top 20Real User

Dynatrace has been our tool of choice for many years, since the days of AppMon and lately Dynatrace OneAgent with AI driven monitoring and reporting.

2021-02-15T07:30:00Z
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2021-06-25T16:51:33Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Dynatrace is my only APM and has been for 3 years now.

2020-11-16T15:41:33Z
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2021-06-25T16:51:25Z
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Some may call me a little bias. But I would strongly suggest taking a look at Accedian. From an overall total cost of ownership perspective, as well as ease of use, and deployment. This one is tough to beat!

2020-09-09T00:07:14Z
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2021-06-25T16:51:18Z
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