Application monitoring is a process that ensures that a software application processes and performs in an expected manner and scope. This technique routinely identifies, measures and evaluates the performance of an application and provides the means to isolate and rectify any abnormalities or shortcomings. Application monitoring is also known as application performance monitoring (APM) and application performance management (APM). The application monitoring process is generally enabled through specialized APM software that is integrated within the primary application that is being monitored. Typically, application monitoring provides runtime metrics of system performance, which are provided to the application administrator. These metrics include the transaction time, system response, transaction volume and overall health of the back-end infrastructure. Generally, the metrics are delivered via an APM software dashboard in the form of graphical figures and statistics. These figures make it possible to evaluate the performance of an application or the overall application infrastructure. Application monitoring also assess the end-user experience and component-level performance of the application....
New Relic rsquo s APM solution has you up and running, monitoring your applications with full visibility, within five minutes. And there’s no additional infrastructure, support or configuration required on an ongoing basis. New Relic provides actionable insights into application data in an easy-to-understand format through an intuitive interface. New Relic APM collects data on a variety of parameters and offers custom dashboards so you can view the data that matters to you.
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Lite: FREE (24-hour data retention)
Pro: $149/month/host (unlimited data retention, code-level visibility)
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AppDynamics is more than just an APM. Self-described as an application intelligence platform, AppDynamics monitors application performance and then derives insights into how application performance is impacting business operations. From data collection to processing and then deriving knowledge from your data, AppDynamics provides full visibility into exactly how application performance is affecting your business.
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Foglight monitors and manages performance across multiple technologies, including Java or .NET, virtual and physical servers, databases and more, offering insight into how your users interact with your applications. Foglight helps you create a better user experience and ensures that your IT environment is adequately supporting your company’s needs. Offering a slew of products to cover everything from the most widely used technologies to the most unique, Foglight allows you to create a customized APM solution for end-to-end management.
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Compuware has rebranded its application performance management product line, re-labeling all products with a single brand name, Compuware APM. This lineup includes Compuware’s popular APM products, Gomez and dynaTrace, integrated and unified to provide a modern APM solution that meets the demands of the increasingly challenging application performance management landscape. By choosing the solutions that fit your environment and platforms, you get a customized application performance management solution providing comprehensive performance management tools without the added weight of extraneous tools.
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