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The Top Five APM Tools By @GoGoSamLewis | @DevOpsSummit #APM #DevOps

When there’s a disruption in the availability of your applications for your end users, it can mean trouble in the long run

The Top 5 APM Tools
By Sam Lewis

Use the 5 Best APM Tools with PagerDuty to Slash Downtime
Downtime
is perilous to your business. So when there’s a disruption in the availability or quality of your applications for your end users, it can mean trouble in the long run. Using Application Performance Management (APM) tools in conjunction with PagerDuty can help ensure you’re staying online, that the right person is quickly notified when something goes wrong, and that you have the data to prevent it from happening again.

The Top Five APM Tools
Here, in no particular order, are five of the top APM tools.

New Relic
New Relic
is a software analytics company that makes sense of billions of metrics across millions of apps. They help the people who build modern software understand the stories their data is trying to tell them. Their
analytics provide business insights from the billions of metrics your software is producing, including user clickstreams, mobile activity, end user experiences, and transactions. Check out the New Relic/PagerDuty integration guide here.

AppDynamics
AppDynamics
allows you to do complete application
mapping, transaction profiling, deep diagnostics, and real-time analytics. They help businesses understand the interaction between mobile apps and the server by getting code-level insights on distributed applications across servers, databases, caches, queues, and third-party services. Check out the AppDynamics/PagerDuty integration guide here.

SmartBear
SmartBear
uses tools for
collaborative development, functional testing, performance testing, and performance monitoring across APIs, mobile, web and desktop to help software teams create the world’s greatest apps and APIs. They help teams ensure quality throughout every step of the lifecycle, from the first line of code, to live in production, and every test in between. Check out the SmartBear/PagerDuty integration guide here.

Dynatrace
Dynatrace
uses a combination of their patented
PurePath Technology® to capture timing and code-level context for all transactions end-to-end, and PureStack Technology® to correlate guest and host infrastructure health to individual application transactions and affected end users in real-time. Dynatrace lets you see the big picture in context and make the right business decisions faster, by granting visibility into all the channels your users touch and allowing you to leverage the data holistically. Check out the Dynatrace/PagerDuty integration guide here.

Rollbar
Rollbar
collects errors in your web and mobile applications using stack tracing, in a wide range of languages including
Ruby, Python, PHP, JavaScript, and Flash, and platforms such as Django and Node.js — though any system that responds to HTTP and JSON can be configured to work with it. You can report exceptions and events manually as well. Check out the Rollbar/PagerDuty integration guide here.

APM Tools Are Stronger with PagerDuty
By combining an APM tool with PagerDuty, you can leverage those application insights to not only notify your team when there is a problem, but also fix them before they become emergencies that can
damage your customer trust and your business. PagerDuty works in conjunction with all of these tools, and many more, to provide incident tracking, on-call schedule management, and reliable alerting to help you decrease downtime. And, with PagerDuty, you can capture incidents across all your monitoring tools and get analytics to see the full picture of the health of your product across multiple systems.

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