"The User Sessions Query language has definitely been the most helpful with its key user actions and user session properties. Using those together, that has completely transformed how we're able to identify customers and their problems on our site. It has made a very big impact over the year."
"The agent deployment is the most valuable. You don't need to do any configuration. You just deploy the agents, and it can automatically detect your infrastructure. That was the greatest feature that we saw in Dynatrace. If there is any database, it can detect it automatically and present everything to you."
"I like the full-stack agents, the Oneagents, and the futures dynamic."
"With Dynatrace, we have synthetic checks and real-user monitoring of all of our websites, places where members and providers can interact with us over the web. We monitor the response times of those with Dynatrace, and it's all integrated into one place."
"In my experience, Dynatrace is scalable."
"I find that the AI on offer is useful, as it's good at identifying problems. You do need a bit of customizing, however, even in its sort of vanilla form, it's pretty good at identifying problems and the root causes of those problems and whatnot."
"The alerting systems are definitely the most valuable feature. The AI engine, "Davis," has proved to be a game-changer for us, as it helps to alert us when there are anomalies found in our applications or in their performance... letting the Davis engine find those anomalies and push them to the top, especially as they relate to business impact, is very valuable to us."
"Dynatrace is a single platform. It has all these different tools but they are actually all baked into the OneAgent technology. Within that OneAgent... you have the different tool sets. You have threat analysis, memory dumps, Java analysis, the database statements, and so on. It's all included in this OneAgent. So the management is actually quite easy."
"End-user Synthetics and monitoring are very good."
"The most valuable feature is the ability to receive in-depth information about applications. It can detect a lot of important information."
"Working with the solution is very easy. It's user-friendly."
"The breakdown of the response time of different components and getting in-depth details of the slow component are the most valuable features. It is easy to use, and it gets the job done."
"The service maps that it creates, the health maps that it creates, the insights that it provides, etc., are all quite useful."
"The VPN is one of the solution's most valuable features for us."
"The most valuable feature is application monitoring."
"The simplicity of the dashboard is very good."
"Another area for improvement is that I would like the alerting to be set up a little bit more easily. Currently, it takes a lot of work to add alerting, especially if you have a large environment, and I consider our environment to be quite large. The alerting takes a lot of administration."
"Dashboards and monitoring capabilities can be improved for monitoring applications in Azure. In Azure, it would be cool to be able to monitor network consumption as well as flow communication."
"When it comes to monitoring, we did the integration with VMware vCenter, and we were able to see some good stuff. The VMware vCenter integration was really great, but what we really missed was the integration with the network management stuff such as Cisco ACI. We wanted to see integration in that area, but it was not provided by Dynatrace. So, the main feature for us is integration with things like Cisco ACI. If they can bring that one in, with vCenter in there, it would be a total solution. It would be absolutely incomparable to anything else in the market."
"It could be more affordable and therefore, more widely used by including more features like DEM as part of licensing cost rather than an additional expense."
"Dashboarding and having different templates available for more business reporting, or even other metrics, would be useful."
"We'd like it to be more user-friendly, which, in our case, might be a big ask as we have a fairly complex environment."
"The product has good documentation for Linux, however, their documentation for Windows is lacking substantially. It's something they need to develop."
"It is very difficult to award the service level cycles at an endpoint level."
"There has been some problem with the agent, and it is just not working well. It is not able to record information with the application server. They have been able to fix the issue, but it took quite a long time. This is the main issue in the APM products and also in New Relic. The mobile application monitoring has been pretty difficult to set up and also quite expensive. It should be a little bit easier and cheaper. Because it is pretty difficult and expensive, many customers don't take it."
"The solution could improve by having more network monitoring features, such as for all the infrastructure."
"How granular I could go down at looking at certain data, especially related to the operations, is limited."
"It would be nice if there were pre-made dashboards."
"The deployment process could be improved."
"They should bring the pricing down to be more competitive."
Dynatrace has redefined how you monitor today’s digital ecosystems. AI-powered, full stack and completely automated, it’s the only solution that provides answers, not just data, based on deep insight into every user, every transaction, across every application. More than 8,000 customers use Dynatrace to optimize customer experiences, innovate faster and modernize IT operations with absolute confidence.
New Relic is a software analytics and application performance management solution that gives users in-depth data visibility and analytics. By going right to the source, the code, New Relic enables users to develop quicker software, build improved products,and consistently impress their customers. Data tells a story and New Relic interprets what it is telling you.
Dynatrace is ranked 1st in Application Performance Management (APM) with 38 reviews while New Relic APM is ranked 5th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 9 reviews. Dynatrace is rated 8.8, while New Relic APM is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Dynatrace writes "AI identifies all the components of a response-time issue or failure, hugely benefiting our triage efforts". On the other hand, the top reviewer of New Relic APM writes "Useful service map feature and reasonably priced but the visibility can be improved". Dynatrace is most compared with Datadog, AppDynamics, Splunk, Azure Monitor and Elastic APM, whereas New Relic APM is most compared with Datadog, Splunk, Azure Monitor, AWS X-Ray and AppDynamics. See our Dynatrace vs. New Relic APM report.
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