AppSignal vs Datadog: What are the differences?
Developers describe AppSignal as "Monitoring for Ruby and Elixir. By developers, for developers". AppSignal gives you and your team alerts and detailed metrics about your Ruby or Elixir application Sensible pricing, no aggressive sales & support by developers.. On the other hand, Datadog is detailed as "Unify logs, metrics, and traces from across your distributed infrastructure". Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!.
AppSignal and Datadog belong to "Performance Monitoring" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by AppSignal are:
- Track errors
- Performance Monitoring
- Compare deploys. Monitor background jobs.
On the other hand, Datadog provides the following key features:
- 14-day Free Trial for an unlimited number of hosts
- 200+ turn-key integrations for data aggregation
- Clean graphs of StatsD and other integrations
"Easy setup" is the primary reason why developers consider AppSignal over the competitors, whereas "Monitoring for many apps (databases, web servers, etc)" was stated as the key factor in picking Datadog.
According to the StackShare community, Datadog has a broader approval, being mentioned in 532 company stacks & 213 developers stacks; compared to AppSignal, which is listed in 24 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.
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