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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Feature Set Ratings

    Application Performance Management

    Datadog

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.0

    Micro Focus Business Process Monitor

    90%
    Micro Focus Business Process Monitor ranks higher in 10/10 features

    Application monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating

    Database monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating

    Threshold alerts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating

    Predictive capabilities

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Application performance management console

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Application dependency mapping and thresholding

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Virtualization monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating

    Server availability and performance monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Attribute Ratings

    • Datadog is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.8

    Datadog

    98%
    19 Ratings
    9.0

    Micro Focus Business Process Monitor

    90%
    1 Rating

    Usability

    10.0

    Datadog

    100%
    1 Rating

    Micro Focus Business Process Monitor

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.9

    Datadog

    89%
    10 Ratings

    Micro Focus Business Process Monitor

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    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.
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    Micro Focus

    It is really good to have Business Process Monitor for being proactive with monitoring critical business services. And it is even more recommended along with APM. However, you will still need some training in order to configure them as they are sophisticated tools.
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    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
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    Micro Focus

    • Being proactive in monitoring critical business services.
    • Uses pre-saved scripts using Vugen.
    • Almost all protocols are supported by it.
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    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.
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    Micro Focus

    • It depends heavily on Vugen so it would be great to give more courses on writing scripts in the Business Process Monitor trainings.
    • When issues arise, we don't have insights into if the issue is from the script itself or if it is a real issue. Here you lose trust in determining which is right until you interfere personally. As an example, one day I got an alert from a business server and the issue was that the script didn't finish successfully and thus it kept the session opened. So the next schedule of the script will fail, not because there is a real issue on the business service, but because you need to go yourself open the application, close all pages, then log out so that the script will continue to monitor.
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    Pricing Details

    Datadog

    Starting Price

    $0 Up to 5 hosts

    Editions & Modules

    Datadog editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Free$01
    Standard$15/host2
    EnterpriseCustom3
    Infrastructure$15.004
    Log Management$1.275
    APM$31.006

    Footnotes

    1. Up to 5 hosts
    2. Up to 500 hosts
    3. 500+ hosts
    4. Per Host Per Month
    5. Per Million Log Events
    6. Per Host Per Month

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    Optional

    Additional Details

    Micro Focus Business Process Monitor

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Micro Focus Business Process Monitor editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Usability

      Datadog

      The user interface is quite intuitive with the exception of the network map. As a deployer of software, it is trivial to setup.
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      Micro Focus

      No answers on this topic

      Support Rating

      Datadog

      The support team usually gets it right. We did have a rather complicate issue setting up monitoring on a domain controller. However, they are usually responsive and helpful over chat. The downside would be I don’t think they have any phone support. If that is important to you this might not be a good fit.
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      Micro Focus

      No answers on this topic

      Alternatives Considered

      Datadog

      We are still trying other products, but people still like Datadog. After setting up a dashboard, it's great for monitoring instances on Datadog. Also, the DevOps team had a good time setting up Datadog. It means Datadog was way easier to set up compared to those others.
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      Micro Focus

      We didn't try anything else as we are satisfied with Business Process Monitor.
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      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
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      Micro Focus

      • Proactive.
      • Monitors critical services by simulating every step you could use and get alerts for performance issues and availability issues.
      • Has almost all the needed protocols to write a script.
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