A few reasons why companies pick Dynatrace for Microsoft Azure monitoring

Dynatrace vs AppDynamics vs New Relic

How do other APM tools compare to Dynatrace when it comes to Microsoft Azure performance monitoring? This side-by-side comparison highlights the differences between Dynatrace, AppDynamics and New Relic, based on available information and to the best of our knowledge.

Built for cloud-native Microsoft Azure environments

Dynatrace AppDynamics New Relic
One click installation via Azure extensions

First class support (auto-injection, auto-instrumentation) for .NET

First class support for .NET Core 2.0 and ASP.NET 2.0

First class support for Java, Node.js, and more

Auto-installation of JavaScript agent for user experience monitoring

Available as on-premise solution

Azure Marketplace integration

AI-powered analytics & embedded expertise

Dynatrace AppDynamics New Relic
Self-learning AI automatically locates problem inflicting components and identifies the root cause while eliminating alert spam

Real-time discovery and visualization of application topologies enterprise-wide: components, dependencies and deployments

Orchestration layer integration and automated problem remediation

AI-powered VoiceOps and ChatOps

Fully automated web-scale monitoring

Dynatrace AppDynamics New Relic
Single agent deployment, automated instrumentation including log file discovery, full-stack coverage

SaaS, On-premises and hybrid deployment models, architectural high availability

Scalability to 100,000+ hosts

Elastic pricing models: consumption based, annual plans, perpetual licenses

Enterprise unified monitoring

Dynatrace AppDynamics New Relic
Full-stack monitoring in a single solution: users, applications, cloud and infrastructure including process and network metrics and log monitoring

User experience analytics: individual session visibility, web and mobile applications, all digital touchpoints

100% technology coverage: cloud-native, enterprise technologies and packaged apps

Built for DevOps & Continuous Delivery processes

Dynatrace provides complete insight into Microsoft Azure
... and everything running on it

  • Easy Installation: Install the Dynatrace OneAgent with a single command using the [Azure Portal extension]/news/blog/azure-monitoring-with-dynatrace/). Instrument 1000+ hosts in a matter of a few hours.
  • Full Stack Auto-Discovery: Don’t bother with manual configuration. Dynatrace auto-discovers all the elements and dependencies in your infrastructure including hosts, services, processes, applications, and databases, so you have total monitoring coverage of all your systems and user transactions.
  • Code Maintenance and Coverage: The Dynatrace OneAgent monitors the performance of all your code without gaps, so you don’t need to re-instrument when you change or add source code.
  • Ease your migration into the cloud: Dynatrace lets you visualize your architecture and all dependencies (even into the millions) in an interactive blueprint called Smartscape®. New cloud instances are auto-discovered as they are spun up and down.
  • Real User Monitoring: Gain full visibility into customer experience across every digital transaction. No sampling of data, Dynatrace gives you a complete picture, from the frontend to the backend..
  • Auto-Determine Root Cause: Dynatrace uses artificial intelligence to automatically determine the root cause of problems within seconds, effectively eliminating late night war-room panic.
  • Easy Dashboards and Reporting: Dynatrace has easy to use pre-configured dashboards, alerting and reporting. Dynatrace is easily customized for different user preferences, including dev, ops, DBAs, and more.

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