Datadog vs Sumo Logic: 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!; Sumo Logic: Cloud Log Management for Application Logs and IT Log Data. Cloud-based machine data analytics platform that enables companies to proactively identify availability and performance issues in their infrastructure, improve their security posture and enhance application rollouts. Companies using Sumo Logic reduce their mean-time-to-resolution by 50% and can save hundreds of thousands of dollars, annually. Customers include Netflix, Medallia, Orange, and GoGo Inflight.
Datadog can be classified as a tool in the "Performance Monitoring" category, while Sumo Logic is grouped under "Log Management".
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, Sumo Logic provides the following key features:
- Ability to collect data from on-premise sources, private/public/hybrid clouds, and SaaS/PaaS environments
- Real-time continuous query engine that constantly updates dashboards and reports for immediate visualization
- Anomaly detection engine that enables companies to proactively uncover events without writing rules
"Monitoring for many apps (databases, web servers, etc)" is the top reason why over 118 developers like Datadog, while over 8 developers mention "Search capabilities" as the leading cause for choosing Sumo Logic.
Airbnb, Facebook, and Spotify are some of the popular companies that use Datadog, whereas Sumo Logic is used by Netflix, Lyft, and Coursera. Datadog has a broader approval, being mentioned in 540 company stacks & 223 developers stacks; compared to Sumo Logic, which is listed in 57 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.
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