Azure Application Insights vs TraceView

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Azure Application Insights

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Azure Application Insights vs TraceView: 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, TraceView is detailed as "Ridiculously Detailed Application Monitoring". Expose everything, from the webserver to database, cache and API calls. The core technology is based on X-Trace, a distributed tracing framework that’s served as the inspiration for companies like Google and Twitter.

Azure Application Insights and TraceView can be categorized as "Performance Monitoring" tools.

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Pros of Azure Application Insights
Pros of TraceView
  • 5
    Focus in detect performance anomalies and issues
  • 3
    Integrated with Azure
  • 1
    User flow
  • 1
    Live Metrics
  • 1
    Availability tests (Heart Beat check)
  • 5
    The heatmap helped me isolate DB related issues
  • 2
    Heatmap helped me find a Tomcat Memcached problem

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Cons of Azure Application Insights
Cons of TraceView
  • 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 TraceView?

    Expose everything, from the webserver to database, cache and API calls. The core technology is based on X-Trace, a distributed tracing framework that’s served as the inspiration for companies like Google and Twitter.

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    What tools integrate with Azure Application Insights?
    What tools integrate with TraceView?
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      What are some alternatives to Azure Application Insights and TraceView?
      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.
      Google Analytics
      Google Analytics lets you measure your advertising ROI as well as track your Flash, video, and social networking sites and applications.
      AppDynamics
      AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.
      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.
      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.
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