AppDynamics vs. Google Cloud Operations Suite

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
AppDynamics
Score 8.2 out of 10
N/A
AppDynamics is an APM and Mobile APM program, with application mapping and predictive capabilities. These capacities enable automated remediation and code-level diagnostics in real time. It can be deployed on-premise or as a SaaS.N/A
Google Cloud Operations Suite
Score 7.6 out of 10
N/A
The Google Cloud Operations Suite (formerly Stackdriver) is an APM platform based on three tools for error detection, tracing, and resolution. It manages cloud-based or on-premise applications in live or mid-production environments.
$0.01
per 1,000 read API calls
Pricing
AppDynamicsGoogle Cloud Operations Suite
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Monitoring API Calls
$0.01
per 1,000 read API calls
Trace Ingestion
$0.20
per million spans
Monitoring Data
$0.26
per MB
Logging Data
$0.50
per GB
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AppDynamicsGoogle Cloud Operations Suite
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Features
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Application Performance Management
Comparison of Application Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
AppDynamics
8.4
59 Ratings
10% above category average
Google Cloud Operations Suite
8.6
2 Ratings
12% above category average
Application monitoring9.359 Ratings9.12 Ratings
Database monitoring7.758 Ratings9.12 Ratings
Threshold alerts9.058 Ratings7.32 Ratings
Predictive capabilities7.757 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Application performance management console8.857 Ratings6.42 Ratings
Collaboration tools7.947 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Server availability and performance monitoring8.430 Ratings8.22 Ratings
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting8.729 Ratings8.22 Ratings
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Application dependency mapping and thresholding00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Virtualization monitoring00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
IT Asset Discovery00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
AppDynamicsGoogle Cloud Operations Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
8.8
(59 ratings)
8.2
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.1
(6 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
AppDynamicsGoogle Cloud Operations Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
Cisco
Platforms for software as a service (SaaS) frequently cater to a large number of users with a variety of needs and usage patterns. Because AppDynamics offers multi-tenant monitoring capabilities to track performance across various customer environments, it is a good choice for SaaS platform monitoring. SaaS providers can maximize resource utilization, proactively detect and resolve performance issues, and provide a dependable and consistent user experience for their clients with AppDynamics.
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Google
Easy to set up in all environments. With this tool, the company is now able to measure both well-functioning data and data that needs immediate intervention. This early detection facilitates decisions about actions to correct the disorder and improve indexes. Stackdriver is now essential for the company's security and monitoring team and we plan to expand to other branches.
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Pros
Cisco
  • AppDynamics delves deeply into traceability and profiling at the code level. By identifying and refactoring any hidden performance hogs in our code, we can directly observe the performance improvements.
  • AppDynamics provides real-time dashboards and in-depth insights into each layer of the application stack, lifting the curtain on performance.
  • AppDynamics gives us the ability to proactively detect and resolve performance issues. We are able to keep things running smoothly for our users and stop outages.
  • We can monitor stability and performance prior to, during, and following releases with AppDynamics, which helps to minimize regression risks and facilitate smooth rollouts.
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Google
  • All the application error reporting available at a single place.
  • You will get the real-time application error and alerts.
  • It's really easy to use and no need to worry for the setup.
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Cons
Cisco
  • Improving the clarity and comprehensiveness of the documentation could benefit users. Clearer documentation ensures that users can make the most of all the functionalities
  • Leverages AI and machine learning for intelligent insights, aiding in issue identification and prediction.
  • Competitive, with AI-driven features becoming increasingly common in APM solutions.
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Google
  • For searching and filtering the logs the system is slow sometimes.
  • An agent needs to be installed in each VM to monitor specific metrics.
  • The pricing model is confusing.
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Likelihood to Renew
Cisco
its working for us, we are familiar and comfortable with the tool and its proven valuable/indispensable in helping evaluate our code.
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Google
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Cisco
AppDynamics has its own community site that includes forums and a knowledge base. On the forums, you can converse with other members of the community and ask technical questions as you have them. Though this forum isn’t filled with people there are active members for you to gain some valuable insights.
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Google
It is also a great problem detection tool, and this is extremely important for General Motors.
The user can count on the ease of flexible panels and advanced visualization tools that help to identify problems. Among the most common, we can mention:
- containment of hosts;
- cloud provider limitation;
- hardware wear.
And also Stackdriver Integration with other Google Cloud data tools such as BigQuery, Cloud Pub/Sub, Cloud Storage and Cloud Database.
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Alternatives Considered
Cisco
It is distinguished from these programs because the platform provides visualizations of application processes, showing the interplay between various parts and services. Understanding the architecture of complicated apps and finding their weak spots is greatly aided by this.
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Google
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Return on Investment
Cisco
  • AppDynamics has played a pivotal role in optimizing our applications for a seamless user experience. The proactive monitoring and quick issue resolution have translated into improved user satisfaction and increased retention rates.
  • The initial cost and effort associated with implementing AppDynamics might be considered a negative impact, particularly for organizations with budget constraints. However, the long-term benefits have justified this initial investment.
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Google
  • We completely depends on Stackdriver for error monitoring and reporting.
  • Stackdriver is very simple to use and available at default.
  • Stackdriver is the key part for our business to get the insight of our application behavior.
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