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.