AWS X-Ray vs Instana: What are the differences?
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; Instana: Automatic Application and Infrastructure Monitoring. Instana is the Application Performance Management solution for modern dynamic applications, using automation and AI to manage their service quality.
AWS X-Ray and Instana belong to "Performance Monitoring" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by AWS X-Ray are:
- End-to-end tracing
- AWS Service and Database Integrations
- Support for Multiple Languages
On the other hand, Instana provides the following key features:
- Full integration into the Instana Dynamic Graph
- Relevant metric collection
- Fully AI enabled behavioral learning