Works okay for Python but needs work
May 10, 2020

Works okay for Python but needs work

Greg Smethells | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Software Version

Infrastructure and Application Performance Monitoring (APM)

Overall Satisfaction with SolarWinds AppOptics

It is used by both DevOps and by Tech Support. We use it to track down source code-level issues and to monitor response time and service level stats.
  • Distributed tracing.
  • Basic hardware monitoring.
  • Application transaction stats/details.
  • Support for celery in Python.
  • Overall better Python support.
  • Backwards compatibility.
  • Faster troubleshooting when it works.
  • Additional labor to keep up with documentation and backward compatibility breakages (in Python).
  • Grafana has been implemented to deal with the shortcomings of AppOptic's statistical abilities.
Any web app that needs distributed tracing and transaction monitoring is well suited for this product. Python support for Gunicorn is good. Python support for celery tasks has been broken for some time. Releases of the Python language binding are infrequent. There is no GitLab or GitHub project to submit tickets to which would help with issue tracking for users.

SolarWinds AppOptics Feature Ratings

Application monitoring
Database monitoring
Threshold alerts
Predictive capabilities
Application performance management console
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications
Application dependency mapping and thresholding
Virtualization monitoring
Server availability and performance monitoring
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
IT Asset Discovery
Not Rated