Azure Application Insights vs Google Analytics

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Azure Application Insights vs Google Analytics: What are the differences?

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; Google Analytics: Enterprise-class web analytics. Google Analytics lets you measure your advertising ROI as well as track your Flash, video, and social networking sites and applications.

Azure Application Insights and Google Analytics are primarily classified as "Performance Monitoring" and "General Analytics" tools respectively.

According to the StackShare community, Google Analytics has a broader approval, being mentioned in 15339 company stacks & 2445 developers stacks; compared to Azure Application Insights, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of Azure Application Insights
Pros of Google Analytics
  • 4
    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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    Free
  • 925
    Easy setup
  • 888
    Data visualization
  • 696
    Real-time stats
  • 403
    Comprehensive feature set
  • 180
    Goals tracking
  • 154
    Powerful funnel conversion reporting
  • 137
    Customizable reports
  • 83
    Custom events try
  • 53
    Elastic api
  • 13
    Updated regulary
  • 8
    Interactive Documentation
  • 3
    Google play
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    Advanced ecommerce
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    Industry Standard
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    Walkman music video playlist
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    Medium / Channel data split
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    Financial Management Challenges -2015h
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    Lifesaver
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    Easy to integrate

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Cons of Azure Application Insights
Cons of Google Analytics
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    • 9
      Confusing UX/UI
    • 6
      Super complex
    • 4
      Very hard to build out funnels
    • 3
      Poor web performance metrics
    • 2
      Very easy to confuse the user of the analytics
    • 2
      Time spent on page isn't accurate out of the box

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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 Google Analytics?

    Google Analytics lets you measure your advertising ROI as well as track your Flash, video, and social networking sites and applications.

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    Jobs that mention Azure Application Insights and Google Analytics as a desired skillset
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    What tools integrate with Azure Application Insights?
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