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AppDynamics vs Zipkin: 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 Zipkin? A distributed tracing system. It helps gather timing data needed to troubleshoot latency problems in service architectures. Features include both the collection and lookup of this data.

AppDynamics and Zipkin are primarily classified as "Performance Monitoring" and "Monitoring" tools respectively.

Zipkin is an open source tool with 11.4K GitHub stars and 2.07K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Zipkin's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, AppDynamics has a broader approval, being mentioned in 17 company stacks & 53 developers stacks; compared to Zipkin, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 10 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 Zipkin?

It helps gather timing data needed to troubleshoot latency problems in service architectures. Features include both the collection and lookup of this data.
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      How developers use AppDynamics and Zipkin
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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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