AWS X-Ray vs Azure Application Insights

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AWS X-Ray vs Azure Application Insights: What are the differences?

What is AWS X-Ray? An application performance management service. It helps developers analyze and debug production, distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. With this, you can understand how your application and its underlying services are performing to identify and troubleshoot the root cause of performance issues and errors. It provides an end-to-end view of requests as they travel through your application, and shows a map of your application’s underlying components.

What is Azure Application Insights? It is an extensible Application Performance Management (APM) service for web developers. It is use to monitor your live web application. It will automatically detect performance anomalies. It includes powerful analytics tools to help you diagnose issues and to understand what users actually do with your app.

AWS X-Ray and Azure Application Insights can be primarily classified as "Performance Monitoring" tools.

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Pros of Azure Application Insights
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      Focus in detect performance anomalies and issues
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      Integrated with Azure
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      User flow
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      Live Metrics
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      Availability tests (Heart Beat check)

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    Cons of AWS X-Ray
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        Difficult to surface information
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        Custom instrumentation via code only
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        UI is clunky and gets in the way

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      What is AWS X-Ray?

      It helps developers analyze and debug production, distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. With this, you can understand how your application and its underlying services are performing to identify and troubleshoot the root cause of performance issues and errors. It provides an end-to-end view of requests as they travel through your application, and shows a map of your application’s underlying components.

      What is Azure Application Insights?

      It is an extensible Application Performance Management service for developers and DevOps professionals. Use it to monitor your live applications. It will automatically detect performance anomalies, and includes powerful analytics tools.

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        What are some alternatives to AWS X-Ray and Azure Application Insights?
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        Dynatrace
        It is an AI-powered, full stack, automated performance management solution. It provides user experience analysis that identifies and resolves application performance issues faster than ever before.
        AppDynamics
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