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Likelihood to Recommend

Datadog

Datadog is a no-brainer for any environment that relies on multiple servers. Even for one server, it's so much better to use for monitoring and alert capability than anything else I remember looking at before we started using Datadog. Teams can even use it to track their progress of investigating an alert so multiple people aren't unknowingly looking into the same exact issue unnecessarily.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus AppPulse Suite

From my point of view, when we are working with a medium package project, this Micro Focus AppPulse Suite is very useful and effective at finding problems in our activities and codes and isolating them. But when we are working on large-size projects or backend performances, it works slowly to detect issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Performance Management

Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
7.4
Application monitoring
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
7.0
Database monitoring
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
6.0
Threshold alerts
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
8.0
Predictive capabilities
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
8.0
Application performance management console
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
7.0
Collaboration tools
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
8.0
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
7.0
Application dependency mapping and thresholding
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
7.0
Virtualization monitoring
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
8.0
Server availability and performance monitoring
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
7.0
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
8.0
IT Asset Discovery
Datadog
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
8.0

Pros

Datadog

  • APIs, the ability to interact with the data we pull into data dog is key. We port the information over to Servicenow, so the ability to pull everything into DataDog, then Servicenow, is a key component of our success here at Wayfair.
  • Simple Interface - clean, useful, effective. Allows users to use DataDog for one reason, get work done.
  • Lightweight agent on hosts
Anthony Zappala | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus AppPulse Suite

  • Monitoring user web activities from the user's point of view.
  • Gives status details as clear dashboard formats.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Datadog

  • User interface could be improved in some areas, looking for host information and the agent install link takes a bit of time.
  • Configuration of the agent is generally done via a config file which is a pro and a con. It would be nice to have some UI to configure various agent options.
  • Billing isn't entirely straightforward, they could use more reports to figure out the source of your monthly costs.
Kevin Van Heusen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus AppPulse Suite

  • It's getting slow when we work with large projects.
  • At first it's hard to find some features.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Datadog

Datadog 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The user interface is quite intuitive with the exception of the network map. As a deployer of software, it is trivial to setup.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus AppPulse Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Datadog

Datadog 8.4
Based on 12 answers
Our experience working with their support found them to be helpful and quick to respond. Also, as many of their integrations are open source, improvements we desired could be tracked and even driven by us. Their documentation is excellent and makes integrating their tooling simple and makes standing up monitoring for new application a quick and painless process.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus AppPulse Suite

Micro Focus AppPulse Suite 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Overall the support is good. Most of the hard situations passed smoothly because of the support team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Datadog

New Relic APM is a great application performance monitoring tool, but the agent was producing an increased load on our system compared to Datadog. Datadog also gives the flexibility of going outside of the boundaries of the application and looking at system performance as well, which can have a large impact on application performance.
Stephen Groat | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus AppPulse Suite

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Datadog

  • One of our critical production databases went down a couple of weeks back. Just because we had the Datadog monitoring enabled for that database, Datadog sent the alerts to PagerDuty and we were instantly notified via pager and email alert. We could act right away and bring up the database within a few mins.
  • Ability to create custom screenboards have allowed us to track the critical and warning alerts in front of our eyes all the time
Rajeshh Raghavan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus AppPulse Suite

  • With effective dashboard, it describes everything easily.
  • Easy to setup and have some difficulties to handle.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Datadog

General

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

Datadog Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Infrastructure$15.001
Log Management$1.272
APM$31.003
  1. Per Host Per Month
  2. Per Million Log Events
  3. Per Host Per Month
SaaS Edition
Free$01
Standard$15/host2
EnterpriseCustom3
  1. Up to 5 hosts
  2. Up to 500 hosts
  3. 500+ hosts
Additional Pricing Details

Micro Focus AppPulse Suite

General

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

Micro Focus AppPulse Suite Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Datadog
9.1
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
7.0

Usability

Datadog
10.0
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite

Support Rating

Datadog
8.4
Micro Focus AppPulse Suite
8.0

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