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Score 6.6 out of 100
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Score 7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

It was very good to use in small scale projects. Considering the high end projects with many instances and multi-platform architectures, it is better to test before the application is deployed. I think few of the questions can be general - who are the system users and what size is the application focussing on? How much resources are required? Will the application require any additional services?
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sensu

  • Well suited for raising pagers when you have count-based metrics.
  • Well suited for threshold-based metrics.
  • Not well suited for tracking events over the day, since graphs and other visualizations are missing.
Debodirno Chandra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Performance Management

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager
Sensu
4.6
Application monitoring
CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager
Sensu
4.6
Database monitoring
CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager
Sensu
4.6
Threshold alerts
CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager
Sensu
8.2
Application performance management console
CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager
Sensu
1.0
Virtualization monitoring
CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager
Sensu
1.9
Server availability and performance monitoring
CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager
Sensu
5.7
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager
Sensu
6.0

Pros

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

  • Quick deployment of pre-built virtual machines
  • Some of the virtual machines also are readily available with a pack of softwares
  • Good Stability. Using it as a student, I have never experienced any downtime issues with the projects deployed on AppFog.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sensu

  • Unique concept as a "monitoring router" that can tie services together.
  • Backward-compatible with Nagios environments.
  • More of a DevOps focus than Nagios.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

  • Though it is good and easy for developers, it lacks operational activities and monitoring tools.
  • It is easy to deploy WAR on AppFog with its console but sometimes it can lack on the performance and feasibility.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sensu

  • Cannot be solely used for tracking metrics over time.
  • Not a very good UI.
Debodirno Chandra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sensu

Sensu 3.0
Based on 1 answer
Sensu's customer support was always willing to work with us but never really seemed to learn much from our experiences. I think they get a lot of customers with DevOps IT teams that are willing to put in a lot of elbow grease to get the most of Sensu's architecture.However, despite explaining my continued disappointment with their documentation and the overall flow of the product, I never got much more than a "sorry" and a notice that their documentation was open source if I wanted to contribute to it.The problem, of course, is that you can't document what you don't understand. I'm a former technical writer, so I know that better than most.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

Primarily because it used to have a good free tier earlier, which it does not anymore. It's simple, and things are available to use. Compared to it's competitors, it does has less features, but that kind of acts in its favor. That adds to the simplicity, and ease of use for a new user.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sensu

Have used New Relic and Sematext Cloud for APM and for tracking over days and visualizing the issues. But those are very expensive as compared to Sensu.
Debodirno Chandra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

  • Our project was deployed with good efficiency and easily accessible.
  • The platform was much recommeded across the groups and peers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sensu

  • Standing up the Sensu Go server took very little effort.
  • Setting up and maintaining the build processes and deployment logic for Sensu assets and checks was somewhat exhausting and resulted in lower adoption among non-DevOps IT.
  • The limited web interface resulted in lower adoption among non-DevOps IT.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

Pricing Details

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Sensu

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager
6.6
Sensu
5.8

Support Rating

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager
Sensu
3.0

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