Score 8 out of 10
SignalFX is used as the primary monitoring and alerting solution for our infrastructure and application metrics. It is used by engineering and solves the business problem of incident detection and/or prevention.
- 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.
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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.