Azure Application Insights vs Azure Monitor

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Azure Application Insights vs Azure Monitor: What are the differences?

Developers describe Azure Application Insights as "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. On the other hand, Azure Monitor is detailed as "Full observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network". It provides sophisticated tools for collecting and analyzing telemetry that allow you to maximize the performance and availability of your cloud and on-premises resources and applications.

Azure Application Insights and Azure Monitor are primarily classified as "Performance Monitoring" and "Monitoring" tools respectively.

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Pros of Azure Application Insights
Pros of Azure Monitor
  • 5
    Focus in detect performance anomalies and issues
  • 3
    Integrated with Azure
  • 1
    User flow
  • 1
    Live Metrics
  • 1
    Availability tests (Heart Beat check)
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    Cons of Azure Application Insights
    Cons of Azure Monitor
    • 1
      Difficult to surface information
    • 1
      Custom instrumentation via code only
    • 1
      UI is clunky and gets in the way
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      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.

      What is Azure Monitor?

      It provides sophisticated tools for collecting and analyzing telemetry that allow you to maximize the performance and availability of your cloud and on-premises resources and applications.

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      What tools integrate with Azure Application Insights?
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        What are some alternatives to Azure Application Insights and Azure Monitor?
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        Google Analytics
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        AppDynamics
        AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.
        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.
        Splunk
        It provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use it to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
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