Observability Tools Overview
What is an Observability Tool?
Observability platforms help businesses understand system behavior and predict outages or problems before they occur. Businesses use observability tools to act proactively and prevent system problems.
Features and Capabilities
Observability Platform Comparison
Existing Tools: Many businesses already have a logging tool or an application monitoring tool. Consider what tools your business is already using, and what each observability tool specializes in. If you already have a monitoring tool, it may be a good choice to purchase an observability tool with strong support for logging.
Feature Needs: Many observability tools offer advanced features, including predictive analytics, while others provide data collection and leave the bulk of the analysis to the users. This can factor into pricing, so consider what your analytics needs are when selecting an observability tool.
Supported Users: Observability tool pricing is often dependent on how many users will be using the platform. Consider how many users in your organization will make use of the platform so you can choose one that makes sense for you financially.