Datadog vs SigNoz

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Datadog

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Datadog vs SigNoz: What are the differences?

Developers describe Datadog as "Unify logs, metrics, and traces from across your distributed infrastructure". 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!. On the other hand, SigNoz is detailed as "Open-source alternative to DataDog". SigNoz is an open-source application performance monitoring tool(APM) tool. It helps developers monitor their application and troubleshoot problems. It can be self-hosted, so it's a great tool for privacy focused companies.

Datadog and SigNoz belong to "Performance Monitoring" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Datadog are:

  • 14-day Free Trial for an unlimited number of hosts
  • 200+ turn-key integrations for data aggregation
  • Clean graphs of StatsD and other integrations

On the other hand, SigNoz provides the following key features:

  • Application overview metrics like requests per second, latency and error rates
  • Slowest endpoints in your application
  • See exact request trace to figure out issues in downstream services, slow DB queries, call to 3rd party services like payment gateways, etc.

SigNoz is an open source tool with 5.62K GitHub stars and 330 GitHub forks. Here's a link to SigNoz's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Datadog
Pros of SigNoz
  • 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
  • 1
    Based on OpenTelemetry
  • 1
    Open Source

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Cons of Datadog
Cons of SigNoz
  • 18
    Expensive
  • 4
    No errors exception tracking
  • 2
    External Network Goes Down You Wont Be Logging
  • 1
    Complicated
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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 SigNoz?

    SigNoz is an open-source application performance monitoring tool(APM) tool. It helps developers monitor their application and troubleshoot problems. It can be self-hosted, so it's a great tool for privacy focused companies.

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