AppDynamics Reviews

Sid Roy
Real User
Vice President - Operations & Client Support with 51-200 employees
Apr 30 2018

What is most valuable?

* Ease of deployment- it's easy to install and use. This is key for us. Even as the product portfolio has expanded to include additional- AD has… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are a services organization, so we use AppDynamics with our customers. It has allowed us to expand our footprint in the application management… more»

What needs improvement?

AppDynamics should try to find some measure of support or functionality in an SAP and Peoplesoft environments- however with the introduction of C++… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We previously used AppSight by BMC software. The problems we had were problems with deployments, stability, visibility and wide support of jvms… more»

What other advice do I have?

Basically, you can't over-speak importance of deployment, configuration and infrastructure footprint because what happens is that people get… more»
Theodore Turner
Real User
Cloud Operations Monitoring - Senior Software Engineer at a tech company with 201-500 employees
Jan 09 2019

What is most valuable?

Insights outside of the code we write. We find some of our adopted libraries perform sub-optimally. Sub-optimal performance leads to a search for alternate libraries to help us scale.

How has it helped my organization?

When adopting / implementing a micro services application stack, you have to get all of the services to move / upgrade at the same time. This has led to a disjointed implementation of AppD ( /products/appdynamics-reviews ). Disjointed… more»

What needs improvement?

Transactions are not collected across the board. Your application needs to fail before AppD starts collecting deep metrics.

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AppDynamics Questions

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Feb 13 2019
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is AppDynamics vs Dynatrace. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between AppDynamics and Dynatrace? Which of these two solutions would you recommend… more»
Emmanuel GalindoThe biggest difference is that Dynatrace is much easier to deploy and it has a… more»
reviewer1414561. Dynatrace is running autosensoring 24x7. 2. Dynatrace is the only tool that… more»
SteveClarkDynatrace requires less infrastructure to set it up. For my organization, it… more»
Janet Peng
Manager of IT at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Hi. I hear great things about both Dynatrace and AppDynamics. What is the advantage of Dynatrace over AppDynamics and vice versa? For an enterprise, how do I decide which one is better for my needs?
lrobertsFirst thought.... Do not go with CA. CA is horrible with just about everything… more»
Scott FarnumDynatrace has a forte for providing all the data points that a developer could… more»
EricRepecThe answer is "It Depends" as you can imagine. Our team supports both… more»

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