Datadog vs Stackdriver: What are the differences?
Datadog: Unify logs, metrics, and traces from across your distributed infrastructure. Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!; Stackdriver: Monitoring, logging, and diagnostics for applications on Google Cloud Platform and AWS. Google Stackdriver provides powerful monitoring, logging, and diagnostics. It equips you with insight into the health, performance, and availability of cloud-powered applications, enabling you to find and fix issues faster.
Datadog can be classified as a tool in the "Performance Monitoring" category, while Stackdriver is grouped under "Cloud Monitoring".
Some of the features offered by Datadog are:
- 14-day Free Trial for an unlimited number of hosts
- 200+ turn-key integrations for data aggregation
- Clean graphs of StatsD and other integrations
On the other hand, Stackdriver provides the following key features:
"Monitoring for many apps (databases, web servers, etc)" is the top reason why over 118 developers like Datadog, while over 10 developers mention "Monitoring" as the leading cause for choosing Stackdriver.
According to the StackShare community, Datadog has a broader approval, being mentioned in 532 company stacks & 213 developers stacks; compared to Stackdriver, which is listed in 57 company stacks and 18 developer stacks.
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