AppDynamics vs Nagios: What are the differences?
What is AppDynamics? Application management for the cloud generation. AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.
What is Nagios? Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services. Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.
AppDynamics belongs to "Performance Monitoring" category of the tech stack, while Nagios can be primarily classified under "Monitoring Tools".
Some of the features offered by AppDynamics are:
- End User Monitoring
- Real-Time Business Transaction Monitoring
- Visualize & Manage your Entire Application
On the other hand, Nagios provides the following key features:
- Monitor your entire IT infrastructure
- Spot problems before they occur
- Know immediately when problems arise
"Deep code visibility" is the top reason why over 10 developers like AppDynamics, while over 49 developers mention "It just works" as the leading cause for choosing Nagios.
Nagios is an open source tool with 60 GitHub stars and 36 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Nagios's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Nagios has a broader approval, being mentioned in 176 company stacks & 39 developers stacks; compared to AppDynamics, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.
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