AppDynamics vs Librato: What are the differences?
What is AppDynamics? 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.
What is Librato? Real-Time Cloud Monitoring. Librato provides a complete solution for monitoring and understanding the metrics that impact your business at all levels of the stack. We provide everything you need to visualize, analyze, and actively alert on the metrics that matter to you.
AppDynamics and Librato can be primarily classified 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, Librato provides the following key features:
- REST API accepts any metrics you define
- Turnkey integration with AWS, Heroku, collectd, and more
- Integrates with more than 100 open-source agents, and language bindings
"Deep code visibility" is the top reason why over 10 developers like AppDynamics, while over 13 developers mention "Easy setup" as the leading cause for choosing Librato.
According to the StackShare community, Librato has a broader approval, being mentioned in 61 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to AppDynamics, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.