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AWS X-Ray vs SignalFx: What are the differences?

Developers describe AWS X-Ray as "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. On the other hand, SignalFx is detailed as "Monitoring and Operational Intelligence for the Cloud". We provide operational intelligence for today’s elastic architectures through monitoring specifically designed for microservices and containers with: -powerful and proactive alerting -metrics aggregation -visualization into time series data.

AWS X-Ray and SignalFx 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, SignalFx provides the following key features:

  • Beautiful streaming visualizations
  • Meaningful, fast alerting using SignalFlow analytics
  • High resolution metrics up to 1 sec
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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 SignalFx?

    We provide operational intelligence for today’s elastic architectures through monitoring specifically designed for microservices and containers with: -powerful and proactive alerting -metrics aggregation -visualization into time series data

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    What are some alternatives to AWS X-Ray and SignalFx?
    New Relic
    The world’s best software and DevOps teams rely on New Relic to move faster, make better decisions and create best-in-class digital experiences. If you run software, you need to run New Relic. More than 50% of the Fortune 100 do too.
    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
    AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.
    Jaeger
    Jaeger, a Distributed Tracing System
    Splunk
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