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AppDynamics vs SignalFx: 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, SignalFx is detailed as "Monitoring and Operational Intelligence for the Cloud". We provide operational intelligence for today’s elastic architectures through monitoring specifically designed for microservices and containers with: -powerful and proactive alerting -metrics aggregation -visualization into time series data.

AppDynamics and SignalFx belong to "Performance Monitoring" category of the tech stack.

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, SignalFx provides the following key features:

  • Beautiful streaming visualizations
  • Meaningful, fast alerting using SignalFlow analytics
  • High resolution metrics up to 1 sec

According to the StackShare community, AppDynamics has a broader approval, being mentioned in 10 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to SignalFx, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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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 SignalFx?

We provide operational intelligence for today’s elastic architectures through monitoring specifically designed for microservices and containers with: -powerful and proactive alerting -metrics aggregation -visualization into time series data
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    How developers use AppDynamics and SignalFx
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    SignalFx uses SignalFxSignalFx

    We use SignalFx to monitor all of SignalFx.. that include the entire stack from core services like Cassandra and AWS EC2 up through custom application metrics from SignalFx itself.

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    Daniel Steel uses AppDynamicsAppDynamics

    AppDynamics is used to monitor our full end to end user experience journey's including the infrastructure health.

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    Performance Assessment Network (PAN) uses AppDynamicsAppDynamics

    APM for our web apps, and rolling out of the End User Experience Monitoring

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    Cisco SSO uses AppDynamicsAppDynamics

    Application Performance Monitoring and Management

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