AppDynamics vs Raygun

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AppDynamics vs Raygun: 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 Raygun? Use Raygun to track, manage, and report your software errors. Raygun gives you a window into how users are really experiencing your software applications. Detect, diagnose and resolve issues that are affecting end users with greater speed and accuracy.

AppDynamics and Raygun are primarily classified as "Performance Monitoring" and "Exception Monitoring" tools respectively.

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, Raygun provides the following key features:

  • Error, crash and performance monitoring, in one platform
  • Support for every major programming language and platform
  • Minutes to set up

"Deep code visibility" is the primary reason why developers consider AppDynamics over the competitors, whereas "Easy setup and brilliant features" was stated as the key factor in picking Raygun.

According to the StackShare community, Raygun has a broader approval, being mentioned in 44 company stacks & 6 developers stacks; compared to AppDynamics, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

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Pros of AppDynamics
Pros of Raygun
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    Deep code visibility
  • 13
    Powerful
  • 8
    Real-Time Visibility
  • 7
    Great visualization
  • 6
    Easy Setup
  • 6
    Comprehensive Coverage of Programming Languages
  • 4
    Deep DB Troubleshooting
  • 3
    Excellent Customer Support
  • 31
    Easy setup and brilliant features
  • 19
    Integrates with many tools I use (e.g. GitHub, HipChat)
  • 19
    Huge range of programming languages supported
  • 17
    Support for JavaScript source maps
  • 17
    Makes my job so much easier
  • 16
    No rate limiting
  • 15
    I have so much love for Raygun. Amazing support too
  • 15
    Works with Xamarin (including native iOS crashes)
  • 14
    Unlimited team sizes on all levels
  • 13
    Responsive and fast app
  • 9
    Easy setup, fast reporting, and constantly improving
  • 8
    Great customer support and awesome T-shirts
  • 3
    Real user monitoring
  • 2
    Custom dashboards for software health

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Cons of AppDynamics
Cons of Raygun
  • 5
    Expensive
  • 2
    Poor to non-existent integration with aws services
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    What is AppDynamics?

    AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.

    What is Raygun?

    Raygun gives you a window into how users are really experiencing your software applications. Detect, diagnose and resolve issues that are affecting end users with greater speed and accuracy.

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