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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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Nagios is best suited in an large organization where it is production 24/7, but in SME (small/medium enterprise) you have to pay a lot to the administrator. Instead use some graphical and easy to use tool like IDERA.
Read full review Pros 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. Read full review 3rd party integrations via open API. Extremely flexible and configurable long term storage of the very detailed performance information (years of per 1-5 min perf data numbers). Small Nagios XI footprint (very efficient MySQL DB and flat files for perf data), making it powerful tool for thousands of checks and hundreds of reports. Responsive support, willing to provide resolution outside the box and by various means possible. Read full review Cons 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. Read full review The mobile interface is newly developed and needs more development. It should provide more options for the audit log and add more detail for the configuration rollback options. The scheduled report should be included in standard edition. Master Node is configurable on LINUX platform only. We had to hire a Linux administrator Read full review Likelihood to Renew
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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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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Only because I never give out 10s. Nagios support goes above and beyond in helping with issues, workarounds, specific cases and requirements. Tracks customer implementation and history of the most important issues. Can’t complain (except that the team is small and quite probably overworked). Time to resolution could be much improved if only there were more folks to help around.
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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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Cost efficiency is the main reason which we opted [for] Nagios as we were previously using IDERA tool with comprehensive database monitoring solutions, but the slow performance we are getting while monitoring the instance of the database.
Read full review Return on Investment 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. Read full review Reduction of at least 10% of false alarms. Increased network traffic by 5%. Read full review ScreenShots