AppDynamics Questions

reviewer1555236 - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Operations Executive at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees

Hi,

I'm comparing AppDynamics and Dynatrace for a company with over 5K employees. What are the pros and cons of each pproduct?

Thanks!

reviewer1352679 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1352679There are many factors and we know little about your requirements (size of org… more »
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aush.111 - PeerSpot reviewer
aush.111
Engineer at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees

Hi pprofessionals,

I'm still a newbie to monitoring tools like APM and I have a question: 

Are there any Application Performance Management (APM) certifications for tools like CA APM, AppDynamics, Dynatrace, or any other APM-related certification?  

Thank you!

Abdulla Pathan - PeerSpot reviewer
Abdulla PathanYes. DataDog comes up with Certification for Support and Implementation… more »
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WalterPolteraitis - PeerSpot reviewer
WalterPolteraitis
Team Lead Middleware Engineering at a insurance company with 501-1,000 employees

I'm looking into AppDynamics and Dynatrace. What are the advantages of each?

KevinSmith1 - PeerSpot reviewer
KevinSmith1At application level, they are quite similar in their features. What made the… more »
BoykoVasilev - PeerSpot reviewer
BoykoVasilevHi there,  we did an assessment between AppDynamics and Dynatrace last year… more »
reviewer1644402 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1644402DT starts do a sampling of monitoring transactions when the application is under… more »
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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Jul 17 2022

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Jul 17 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering AppDynamics, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

SystemsEngineer234z - PeerSpot reviewer
SystemsEngineer234z
Principal Enterprise Systems Engineer at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
Hi everyone, I'm looking to purchase an APM solution, and looking for some feedback. I've shortlisted AppDynamics, New Relic, Dynatrace, Datadog, as well as some others like Big Panda and Corelogic that might be used to bolt on as value add. I have experience with AppDynamics, Datadog and Dynat...
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reviewer1352679 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1352679There are many factors and we know little about your requirements (size of org… more »
Tjeerd Saijoen - PeerSpot reviewer
Tjeerd SaijoenThe key is to have a holistic view over the complete infrastructure, the ones… more »
Adrian Antonypillai - PeerSpot reviewer
Adrian AntonypillaiWe are currently going through a paper-based analysis to select an Enterprise… more »
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Knaz Eral - PeerSpot reviewer
Knaz Eral
User at City of Toronto

I work in the government sector.

I am currently researching AppDynamics. What are some of the pros and cons? Would you recommend this solution?

Thanks! I appreciate your help. 

Bernd Harzog - PeerSpot reviewer
Bernd HarzogWhen selecting an APM tool, there are two very important criteria that you… more »
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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Jul 17 2022

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Jul 17 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with AppDynamics.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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 recomm...
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Emmanuel Galindo - PeerSpot reviewer
Emmanuel GalindoThe biggest difference is that Dynatrace is much easier to deploy and it has a… more »
ITspe9886 - PeerSpot reviewer
ITspe9886Dynatrace requires less infrastructure to set it up. For my organization, it… more »
reviewer141456 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1414561. Dynatrace is running autosensoring 24x7. 2. Dynatrace is the only tool that… more »
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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

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?

lroberts - PeerSpot reviewer
lrobertsFirst thought.... Do not go with CA. CA is horrible with just about everything… more »
User472o9 - PeerSpot reviewer
User472o9Dynatrace has a forte for providing all the data points that a developer could… more »
it_user793350 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user793350Coming back on the original question. Why is Dynatrace better than AppDynamics… more »
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it_user201555 - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Manager in web analysis and performace at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Team, We currently monitor Commerce WebSphere Application Servers (WAS) with AppDynamics and have had no issues with it.   The problem appears when I monitor Search Servers with AppDynamics (because it is also a Websphere Application Server). Business transactions do not show up prop...
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it_user469245 - PeerSpot reviewer
User
Hello, We are a Managed Service Provider (MSP) company in Israel, specialized in the SMB (50-1000 workers) and enterprise (1000-5000 workers) and we are looking for a APM package to support our customers. Both On-premise and cloud are valid solutions for us, and the pricing model is highly impo...
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it_user409614 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user409614We did a trial of the Dynatrace vs AppDynamics vs New Relic Real User… more »
it_user364554 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user364554Avi, How are you ? I am Elad and I am the COO at Correlsense. HQ in Boston… more »
it_user469245 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user469245Hello, Thank you all for the very kind and informative comments. Some… more »
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it_user150903 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a tech company with 51-200 employees

I was going through APM tools to identify the best one for a large enterprise (having thousands of users & millions of transactions per hour) and came across both HP TransactionVision as well as AppDynamics. Could you provide some comparison b/w the two tools; both being utilized for APM?

it_user134421 - PeerSpot reviewer
Director with 1-10 employees

When using a RUM solution (such as DynaTrace, AppDynamics, NewRelic, etc.), what are the benefits to add an active solution with probes/robots? 

Randall Hinds - PeerSpot reviewer
Randall HindsSome good info in comments here; sharing from my personal experience to augment… more »
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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Jul 06 2022

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about AppDynamics?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

it_user3396 - PeerSpot reviewer
Team Lead at Tata Consultancy Services

What are the pros/cons of AppDynamics, New Relic & CA Technologies?

Application Performance Management (APM) Questions
Martin_Lourduswamy - PeerSpot reviewer
Martin_Lourduswamy
Configuration Management Analyst at MRI Network Inc.
Nov 23 2022
Hi Peers,  We have microservices and non-microservices to monitor. We are considering Instana, New Relic, and Grafana Cloud for this task. We want to monitor apps and the underlying machines that run on them to troubleshoot as well as monitor and alert. Any experience in using these tools would...
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reviewer1738488 - PeerSpot reviewer
Software Engineer at Thomson Reuters

Hi peers,

Which solutions are the leaders of Gartner MQ for Application Performance Management in 2021? What do you think of their choice of companies?

Thanks!

Dawid Van Der Merwe - PeerSpot reviewer
Dawid Van Der MerweDynatrace, Cisco/AppDynamics, New Relic & Datadog. A few questions to keep… more »
Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu BabuchandranHi, Looks like the 4 players below are in the Leaders position: -Dynatrace… more »
Dawid Van Der Merwe - PeerSpot reviewer
Dawid Van Der MerweDo not be limited to the leaders of the MQ only. Search for the solution that… more »
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SanjeetKumar2 - PeerSpot reviewer
SanjeetKumar2
Platform and Cloud Architect at Department of Finance (ServiceNet)
I'm working for an organization with ~1000 employees and I'm exploring the two monitoring solutions for cloud services: Azure Monitor and PRTG Network Monitor. Please share your personal experience on the pros and the cons of each product. What would be your choice and why? Thanks!
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Bernd Harzog - PeerSpot reviewer
Bernd HarzogSo a couple of questions and considerations to help you make a good decision… more »
Sergiy Ustenko - PeerSpot reviewer
Sergiy UstenkoHi to all. On my view, the PRTG would be the better decisionт as external… more »
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Jol Lee - PeerSpot reviewer
Jol Lee
User at IDCServices.net Inc

I'm researching APM tools. What solutions can perform end-to-end monitoring? I'm looking for a tool that also has the ability to correlate errors. Has anyone tested Tingyun before? 

reviewer1352679 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1352679My experience having done a similar analysis.  considering the 4 top tools from… more »
Abbasi Poonawala - PeerSpot reviewer
Abbasi PoonawalaNew Relic has everything you need in one place.When you log into your New Relic… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

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?

Hani Khalil - PeerSpot reviewer
Hani KhalilI have tested a lot of APM tools and most of it are doing the same job in… more »
GustavoTorres - PeerSpot reviewer
GustavoTorresMy favorite APM tool is Dynatrace, the one agent handling enables fast and agile… more »
Pradeep Saxena - PeerSpot reviewer
Pradeep SaxenaMy favourite APM tool is Azure Monitoring from this I can check application… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi community members,

I have some questions for you: 

What is ITOM? How does it differ from ITSM? 

Which products would you recommend to make up a fully defined ITOM suite?

Donald Bakels - PeerSpot reviewer
Donald BakelsIT operations management (ITOM) software is intended to represent all the tools… more »
Syed Abu Owais Bin Nasar - PeerSpot reviewer
Syed Abu Owais Bin NasarOne is that ITSM is focused on how services are delivered by IT teams, while… more »
Tjeerd Saijoen - PeerSpot reviewer
Tjeerd SaijoenITOM is a range of products integrated together, it contains infrastructure… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi peers, 

How is synthetic monitoring used in Application Performance Management (APM)? 

How does it differ from real user monitoring?

NetworkOb0a3 - PeerSpot reviewer
NetworkOb0a3I think different shops may use the term differently. In regards to an industry… more »
Brian Philips - PeerSpot reviewer
Brian PhilipsThere is actually a place and a need for both synthetic and real user experience… more »
Diego Caicedo Lescano - PeerSpot reviewer
Diego Caicedo LescanoSynthetic monitoring and real user monitoring (RUM) are two extremely different… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please explain a a little about what AIOps is. How will it impact Application Performance Monitoring?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

People like you are visiting IT Central Station to learn about APM for their company. Who uses APM? What are the use cases?

There's a lot of hype from vendors in this market.

Thanks for helping your peers cut through vendor hype and make the best decision.

Bernd Harzog - PeerSpot reviewer
Bernd HarzogThe most important thing to understand about APM products (AppDynamics… more »
Kevin Cummuta - PeerSpot reviewer
Kevin CummutaAPM tools are typically used by enterprises that have mission-critical… more »
reviewer1044153 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1044153A good APM tool provides the user interaction with the application and the… more »
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Janet Peng - PeerSpot reviewer
Janet Peng
Manager of IT at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees

Hi, I work for one of the leading banks in the mid-west US and we are looking at some APM tools (AppD, New Relic, Dynatrace, CA) for an important web application. It seems that price points are all over the place! How much should we be expecting to budget for a good APM solution?

it_user378480 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user378480I'd say that assuming that you have identified and prioritized the requirements… more »
it_user585423 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user585423Each manufacturer takes the form of licensing for the price of their products… more »
Michael Sydor - PeerSpot reviewer
Michael SydorYou have a couple considerations before someone can give you a realistic budget… more »
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Juliano Souza - PeerSpot reviewer
Juliano Souza
Pre-Sales at a tech consulting company with 11-50 employees

Hello, 

I need a comparison between AppInternals and Dynatrace APM offerings.

What are the pros and the cons of each solution, and why would you buy one rather than the other?

it_user758499 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user758499Riverbed is more of an NPM probe-based offering and only has a moderate level of… more »
Chuan Wei Yiaw - PeerSpot reviewer
Chuan Wei Yiawi don't 100% agree what @Scott mention. 1st - Please refer to the latest… more »
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it_user438393 - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Manager at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Folks,   What are your experiences in using Splunk as an Enterprise Class monitoring solution in either the infrastructure or application performance monitoring spaces?  How might it compare to a matured (or even not matured) instance of CA's suite inclusive of APM/Wily, CEM, ADA, and UIM?   Lo...
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it_user536142 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user536142Hi, Well I will summarize my answer in the simplest possible way. It all… more »
it_user708444 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user708444Totally agree. Splunk is mainly an IT Ops Analytics solution (log manaegment… more »
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it_user640437 - PeerSpot reviewer
System and Network Administrator with 5,001-10,000 employees

I'm looking to migrate from Dynatrace to an open source solution called inspectIT APM.

I'm interested to hear about major advantages and disadvantages of moving to this solution.

reviewer571287 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
When reading this report:  "Application Performance Management (APM) Reviews from Real Users" (from Q4 of 2016) Link to report: https://www.itcentralstation.c... How do any of the Top 5 APM Solutions compare to HPE Diagnostics -- In terms of: 1. Enabling low-o...
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it_user201639 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Support Engineer

Can anyone help me find technology that can monitor traffic utilization of leased line circuit transport? 

Hope to hear from you guys. Thanks!

it_user200907 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user200907You may get CA Unified Infrastructure Management application software for that… more »
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Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Is the single most important metric when measuring applications performance response time?

it_user84504 - PeerSpot reviewer
Infrastructure Expert at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees

Can you please share data regarding using Oracle Enterprise Manager and Foglight for monitoring the PeopleSoft Applications?

it_user146415 - PeerSpot reviewer
User
Please help me with a comparison of eG Suite with other end to end performance monitoring products. I am in need of performance monitoring software for my company, which comprises of both Physical & Virtual infrastructures.I'd like to understand if we should choose eG Suite or a different sol...
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it_user144834 - PeerSpot reviewer
User
I'd like to learn more about the exact differences between HP SiteScope and dynaTrace.  Which one is better to monitor resources?
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Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were in the room with the product manager from dynaTrace and New Relic and could give them advice on how to improve their solutions, what areas for improvement would you target?

it_user107769 - PeerSpot reviewer
Systems Programmer at a insurance company with 501-1,000 employees

In your search for a proactive MQ tool, what made you select Avada Software Infrared360 over other products?

it_user128562 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Network Support Analyst with 1,001-5,000 employees
We are currently looking to run a PoC on an AANPM solution. Up for consideration so far is the Riverbed Cascade product, that will hopefully integrate nicely with our RiverBed / Opnet ARX appliances and Fluke's TruView. Can you tell me if there are any other products that we should / could be loo...
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it_user109314 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user109314I am also a newbie for AANPM but it's important to give efficient application… more »
it_user10839 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user10839Phillip, Thanks for considering Visual TruView from Fluke Networks. I would… more »
it_user111630 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user111630As Mike Wellman indicated previously when you consider the following: 1.… more »
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Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
it_user118554 - PeerSpot reviewer
Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot
Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!
it_user342780 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user342780Speed to get data into the platform is one of our most important metrics. We… more »
it_user364554 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user364554Hi, Full disclosure I am the COO at Correlsense. 2 years ago I wrote a post… more »
aush.111 - PeerSpot reviewer
aush.1111.Ability to Corelate  2. Machine learning/AI based thresholds  3. Ease of… more »
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