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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

CoScale

CoScale is designed specifically to monitor container and microservices environments managed by Kubernetes ecosystem.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SignalFx

SignalFX is well suited for environments where cost is a concern and the ability to decide what metrics are important to control that cost. Organizations with bandwidth to onboard a new system are also at an advantage. Organizations where cost is not a concern, may find better solutions elsewhere.
DJ Enriquez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Performance Management

CoScale
7.6
SignalFx
Application monitoring
CoScale
9.1
SignalFx
Database monitoring
CoScale
8.2
SignalFx
Threshold alerts
CoScale
7.3
SignalFx
Predictive capabilities
CoScale
5.5
SignalFx
Application performance management console
CoScale
9.1
SignalFx
Collaboration tools
CoScale
7.3
SignalFx
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications
CoScale
8.2
SignalFx
Application dependency mapping and thresholding
CoScale
7.3
SignalFx
Virtualization monitoring
CoScale
9.1
SignalFx
Server availability and performance monitoring
CoScale
6.4
SignalFx
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
CoScale
7.3
SignalFx
IT Asset Discovery
CoScale
6.4
SignalFx

Pros

CoScale

  • Visualizes Kubernetes web performance in context.
  • Automatically creates a number of default, but very informative dashboards.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SignalFx

  • SignalFX handles historical metric aggregation exceptionally well, providing a multifaceted approach to event detection based on anomalies.
  • SignalFX's cost is incredibly flexible with their pricing model of DPM (data-point per minute) vs the traditional "per host" model that most monitoring SaaS use.
  • SignalFX support is responsive and knowledgeable, very eager to help solve your immediate problems.
  • SignalFX integrations is vast and constantly growing, making adoption easy even when multiple different open-source technologies are used in your stack.
DJ Enriquez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CoScale

  • It is missing a summary view of resource consumption by all instances of a given service.
  • Takes an old school approach to save dashboard changes with a button.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SignalFx

  • SignalFX has room for improvement in UX. With the amount of options available, SignalFX use can be somewhat complicated. They seem to prefer a less-opinionated implementation, which can have its pros and cons. Other solutions like Datadog can be easier to implement, though at the cost of their opinion on implementation and price.
DJ Enriquez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CoScale

CoScale 7.3
Based on 1 answer
We have been working with CoScale for quite some time now, and we have not encountered too many problems really. The majority of minor issues we ran into were quickly solved by reaching out to technical community forums. When it comes to the remaining ones, we were able to solve those efficiently with assistance from the supporting team of technical experts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SignalFx

No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

CoScale

CoScale was developed as a next-generation monitoring and alerting system for Kubernetes container orchestration engine, and it largely delivers what was promised by leveraging direct integration into the orchestration engine itself. Compared to other vendors, CoScale's in-container monitoring allows even to monitor the services running within the containers, which makes a huge difference for us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SignalFx

SignalFX is a strong competitor in the monitoring SaaS space and provide the basic necessities for production grade monitoring and alerting. Other solutions may offer easier adoption and other helpful features, but will have trouble competing for cost for organizations that have bandwidth to tweak metric ingress.
DJ Enriquez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CoScale

  • Information provided by CoScale accelerates problem solving for us.
  • Significantly lowers the time to identify any issues with our container environment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SignalFx

  • ROI has increased in terms of availability to our customers because of the preventative detection functionalities available in SignalFX.
  • No events of negative ROI have occurred.
DJ Enriquez | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

CoScale

General

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

SignalFx

General

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

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