New Relic vs Sysdig: What are the differences?
What is New Relic? SaaS Application Performance Management for Ruby, PHP, .Net, Java, Python, and Node.js Apps. New Relic is the all-in-one web application performance tool that lets you see performance from the end user experience, through servers, and down to the line of application code.
What is Sysdig? Open source container monitoring for all Linux container technologies, including Docker, LXC, etc. Sysdig is open source, system-level exploration: capture system state and activity from a running Linux instance, then save, filter and analyze Sysdig is scriptable in Lua and includes a command line interface and a powerful interactive UI, csysdig, that runs in your terminal. Think of sysdig as strace + tcpdump + htop + iftop + lsof + awesome sauce. With state of the art container visibility on top..
New Relic and Sysdig are primarily classified as "Performance Monitoring" and "Monitoring" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by New Relic are:
- Performance Data Retention
- Real-User Response Time, Throughput, & Breakdown by Layer
- App Response Time, Throughput, & Breakdown by Component
On the other hand, Sysdig provides the following key features:
- Real-Time Dashboard
- Historical Replay
- Dynamic Topology
"Easy setup" is the primary reason why developers consider New Relic over the competitors, whereas "Easy setup" was stated as the key factor in picking Sysdig.
Sysdig is an open source tool with 5.7K GitHub stars and 530 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Sysdig's open source repository on GitHub.
Airbnb, Spotify, and StackShare are some of the popular companies that use New Relic, whereas Sysdig is used by Vungle, CommonBond, and Gini. New Relic has a broader approval, being mentioned in 3141 company stacks & 576 developers stacks; compared to Sysdig, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.
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