Master Player just Born
Updated May 10, 2022

Master Player just Born

Nikhil Kumar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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Infrastructure and Application Performance Monitoring (APM)

Overall Satisfaction with SolarWinds AppOptics

SolarWinds AppOptics is being analysed to be used as a potential Cloud Services Monitoring tool - and on a side note, also being analysed on how effectively AppOptics can be leveraged to to APM things such as AppDynamics and Dynatrace does. So we are proposing SolarWinds AppOptics to our client as the new technology monitoring tool for cloud infra, primarily.
  • Cloud Service Monitoring
  • New Technologies Monitoring such as Containers Docker
  • APM
  • GCP is not Supported
  • Oracle is not Supported
  • No Integration available with Service Now
  • Cloud Services Monitoring
  • Microservices Monitoring
  • Application Tracing
SolarWinds AppOptics is designed to monitor modern application and do the application tracing just like another APM tool. I would say the potential competitor for AppDynamics and Dynatrace, which were the only players in the market which evolved APM concept. With the help of agent, AppOptics traces each transaction within the application and provides data visualization capabilities, which in turn allows users to create graphs as per their need on the dashboard, and keep a watch on the parameters they are interested in.
Everyone used to know the names of AppDynamics and Dynatrace when it comes to APM or Application Tracing Monitoring. Since these tools were the evolver of this particular technology, I still believe that these tools are the market player. But SolarWinds AppOptics is not less, and it is becoming a good competitor with less cost and same features in the market. Also as we have seen SolarWinds Development team has done brilliant in learning the users requirement and evolving their products that make more trust in SolarWinds AppOptics.

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SolarWinds AppOptics is a fit tool for monitoring modern technologies such as Cloud Services (AWs, Azure), Micro Services, SaaS solution - which would not require on-premises like attention for Maintenance, Patching etc, and hence no un-necessary downtime since it is being managed by Vendor itself. It also helps in application tracing like an APM tool.

SolarWinds AppOptics Feature Ratings

Application monitoring
Database monitoring
Threshold alerts
Application performance management console
Collaboration tools
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications
Application dependency mapping and thresholding
Server availability and performance monitoring
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
IT Asset Discovery

SolarWinds AppOptics Support

Solarwinds AppOptics is rated as 9 out of 10 and the reason is there are still few areas where AppOptics needs to improve such as Service Now Integration, GCP Cloud Support, Better Dashboard visualization for application transactions flow. Other than these feature everything is there in AppOptics and that's a reason given 9 points out of 10.

Using SolarWinds AppOptics

As far a usability is concerned for AppOptics, it is just as matter of few minutes away even if you start from scratch, as all you need to do is register on the site and you will get the URL and password. And after this all you have to do is follow the instruction, as per the configuration wizard (tool tip) within the console for various technology such as SQL, IIS, .NET