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    Instana’s Enterprise Observability Platform, powered by automated Application Performance Monitoring, discovers and maps all services, infrastructure, and their inter-dependencies automatically. Instana ingests all observability metrics, traces each request, profiles every process, and updates application dependency maps in real-time to deliver the context and actionable feedback needed by Dev+Ops to optimize application performance, enable innovation, and mitigate risk to help them add value and efficiency to the pipeline. Learn more at

    Mackerel is an elegantly simple and powerful service that employs the concept of "roles" to optimize management and monitoring of hosts. By running mackerel-agent on your hosts, you can manage any number of hosts using both Mackerel's web GUI and API to visualize the statuses of your hosts and applications with a high degree of detail and customization.
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    Instana Dynamic APM is ranked 30th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 4 reviews while Mackerel is ranked 68th in Application Performance Management (APM). Instana Dynamic APM is rated 6.8, while Mackerel is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Instana Dynamic APM writes "We can drill down and figure out what's going on with the application, but the API monitoring and user experience monitoring aspects could be better". On the other hand, Instana Dynamic APM is most compared with Dynatrace, AppDynamics, Elastic Observability, New Relic APM and Datadog, whereas Mackerel is most compared with Accedian Skylight.

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