Datadog vs New Relic vs VividCortex

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Datadog

7.3K
6.3K
+ 1
824
New Relic

19.7K
7.5K
+ 1
1.9K
VividCortex

11
20
+ 1
0
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Pros of Datadog
Pros of New Relic
Pros of VividCortex
  • 135
    Monitoring for many apps (databases, web servers, etc)
  • 106
    Easy setup
  • 86
    Powerful ui
  • 82
    Powerful integrations
  • 69
    Great value
  • 53
    Great visualization
  • 45
    Events + metrics = clarity
  • 40
    Custom metrics
  • 40
    Notifications
  • 38
    Flexibility
  • 18
    Free & paid plans
  • 15
    Great customer support
  • 14
    Makes my life easier
  • 9
    Adapts automatically as i scale up
  • 8
    Easy setup and plugins
  • 7
    Super easy and powerful
  • 6
    AWS support
  • 6
    In-context collaboration
  • 5
    Rich in features
  • 4
    Docker support
  • 4
    Cost
  • 3
    Automation tools
  • 3
    Source control and bug tracking
  • 3
    Simple, powerful, great for infra
  • 3
    Cute logo
  • 3
    Expensive
  • 3
    Easy to Analyze
  • 3
    Full visibility of applications
  • 3
    Monitor almost everything
  • 3
    Best than others
  • 2
    Good for Startups
  • 2
    Free setup
  • 2
    Best in the field
  • 1
    APM
  • 415
    Easy setup
  • 344
    Really powerful
  • 244
    Awesome visualization
  • 194
    Ease of use
  • 151
    Great ui
  • 107
    Free tier
  • 81
    Great tool for insights
  • 66
    Heroku Integration
  • 55
    Market leader
  • 49
    Peace of mind
  • 21
    Push notifications
  • 20
    Email notifications
  • 17
    Heroku Add-on
  • 16
    Error Detection and Alerting
  • 12
    Multiple language support
  • 11
    SQL Analysis
  • 11
    Server Resources Monitoring
  • 9
    Transaction Tracing
  • 8
    Apdex Scores
  • 8
    Azure Add-on
  • 7
    Analysis of CPU, Disk, Memory, and Network
  • 6
    Detailed reports
  • 6
    Performance of External Services
  • 6
    Error Analysis
  • 6
    Application Availability Monitoring and Alerting
  • 6
    Application Response Times
  • 5
    JVM Performance Analyzer (Java)
  • 5
    Most Time Consuming Transactions
  • 4
    Top Database Operations
  • 4
    Easy to use
  • 4
    Browser Transaction Tracing
  • 3
    Application Map
  • 3
    Pagoda Box integration
  • 3
    Custom Dashboards
  • 3
    Weekly Performance Email
  • 2
    Easy visibility
  • 2
    App Speed Index
  • 2
    Easy to setup
  • 2
    Background Jobs Transaction Analysis
  • 1
    Real User Monitoring Overview
  • 1
    Worst Transactions by User Dissatisfaction
  • 1
    Metric Data Resolution
  • 1
    Metric Data Retention
  • 1
    Team Collaboration Tools
  • 1
    Rails integration
  • 1
    Super Expensive
  • 1
    Incident Detection and Alerting
  • 1
    Time Comparisons
  • 1
    Free
  • 1
    Best of the best, what more can you ask for
  • 1
    Best monitoring on the market
  • 1
    Access to Performance Data API
  • 1
    Real User Monitoring Analysis and Breakdown
  • 0
    Exceptions
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    Cons of Datadog
    Cons of New Relic
    Cons of VividCortex
    • 17
      Expensive
    • 4
      No errors exception tracking
    • 2
      External Network Goes Down You Wont Be Logging
    • 1
      Complicated
    • 19
      Pricing model doesn't suit microservices
    • 10
      UI isn't great
    • 7
      Expensive
    • 7
      Visualizations aren't very helpful
    • 5
      Hard to understand why things in your app are breaking
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      What is Datadog?

      Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!

      What is 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.

      What is VividCortex?

      VividCortex is a SaaS product for database performance monitoring. It accelerates IT delivery and improves database performance, reducing cost and increasing uptime. (https://www.vividcortex.com/resources/vividcortex-product-demo-video)

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      Prometheus
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