A few reasons why companies choose Dynatrace AWS monitoring over the competition

Dynatrace vs AppDynamics vs New Relic vs Amazon CloudWatch

Amazon CloudWatch is Amazon’s own built-in infrastructure monitoring tool. How does Amazon CloudWatch compare to Dynatrace full-stack digital performance monitoring solution? This side-by-side comparison highlights the differences between Dynatrace, AppDynamics, New Relic, and Amazon CloudWatch, based on available information and to the best of our knowledge.

Built for cloud-native environments

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Full stack discovery and monitoring of AWS ecosystems



Deep integration of Amazon CloudWatch metrics into AI causation engine



AI-powered full stack monitoring of Lambda functions and IoT applications



Multiple datacenters in a single pane of glass



Multiple AWS accounts in a single pane of glass



Historic cloud infrastructure data



Native PaaS platform support for Cloud Foundry, OpenShift



Touch-free discovery and full stack monitoring of ECS Docker containers and containerized applications



AWS Marketplace integration: 1 click deployment, billing through Amazon





AI-powered analytics & embedded expertise

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Self-learning AI automatically locates problem inflicting components and identifies root causes while eliminating alert spam



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



Orchestration layer integration and automated problem remediation



AI-powered VoiceOps and ChatOps





Fully automated hyper-scale monitoring

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Single agent deployment, automated instrumentation including log file discovery, full-stack coverage



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



Scalability to 100,000+ hosts



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





Enterprise unified monitoring

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



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 is the only APM vendor giving complete insight into AWS and everything running on it

  • Covers the full stack: AWS infrastructure, applications, multiple datacenter and multiple AWS accounts
  • Deep integration of Amazon CloudWatch into AI engine
  • Reduces the time-to-problem-resolution through intelligent AI-driven root cause analysis
  • Deploys with zero configuration
  • Full scalability in dynamic environments through auto-discovery of new system components
All AWS Cloud performance metrics on one dashboard.
Automatically discover cloud dynamics

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