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AppDynamics vs Honeycomb: What are the differences?

Developers describe AppDynamics as "Application management for the cloud generation". AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics. On the other hand, Honeycomb is detailed as "Observability for a distributed world--designed for high cardinality data and collaborative problem solving 馃悵馃挅". We built Honeycomb to answer the hard questions that come up when you're trying to operate your software鈥搕o debug microservices, serverless, distributed systems, polyglot persistence, containers, and a world of fast, parallel deploys.

AppDynamics and Honeycomb can be categorized as "Performance Monitoring" tools.

Some of the features offered by AppDynamics are:

  • End User Monitoring
  • Real-Time Business Transaction Monitoring
  • Visualize & Manage your Entire Application

On the other hand, Honeycomb provides the following key features:

  • High-performance querying against high-cardinality or sparse events.
  • Accepts any structured JSON objects with a write key.
  • Submit events via API.
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Farzeem Diamond Jiwani
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Hey there! We are looking at Datadog, Dynatrace, AppDynamics, and New Relic as options for our web application monitoring.

Current Environment: .NET Core Web app hosted on Microsoft IIS

Future Environment: Web app will be hosted on Microsoft Azure

Tech Stacks: IIS, RabbitMQ, Redis, Microsoft SQL Server

Requirement: Infra Monitoring, APM, Real - User Monitoring (User activity monitoring i.e., time spent on a page, most active page, etc.), Service Tracing, Root Cause Analysis, and Centralized Log Management.

Please advise on the above. Thanks!

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Hi Folks,

I am trying to evaluate Site24x7 against AppDynamics, Dynatrace, and New Relic. Has anyone used Site24X7? If so, what are your opinions on the tool? I know that the license costs are very low compared to other tools in the market. Other than that, are there any major issues anyone has encountered using the tool itself?

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Lucas Rincon
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what are the most important things you are looking for the tools to do? each has their strong points... are you looking to monitor new tech like containers, k8s, and microservices?

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Pros of AppDynamics
Pros of Honeycomb
  • 19
    Deep code visibility
  • 11
    Powerful
  • 7
    Great visualization
  • 7
    Real-Time Visibility
  • 6
    Easy Setup
  • 5
    Comprehensive Coverage of Programming Languages
  • 3
    Deep DB Troubleshooting
  • 2
    Excellent Customer Support
  • 2
    Powerful UI
  • 2
    High-Cardinality Data
  • 2
    BubbleUp + Heat maps
  • 1
    Better Value

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Cons of AppDynamics
Cons of Honeycomb
  • 5
    Expensive
  • 2
    Poor to non-existent integration with aws services
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    What is AppDynamics?

    AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.

    What is Honeycomb?

    We built Honeycomb to answer the hard questions that come up when you're trying to operate your software鈥搕o debug microservices, serverless, distributed systems, polyglot persistence, containers, and a world of fast, parallel deploys.

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