Meet the most useful application monitoring tools for Java developers

Monitoring our application is an essential function in production environments today. Errors and performance issues pop up all the time, and not just during business hours. That’s why we need a tool that will be on guard and active 24/7. However, there are a lot of tools in the APM market, each tackles this issue from a different angle, so getting a sense of which ones to consider can be tough.

Application Performance Monitoring Tools – The Complete Guide

What was once considered a luxury is becoming more commonplace: Rapid new deployments in production mean more chances to introduce errors to your system’s architecture, slow it down, and maybe even crash it. New generation APM tools are designed for these environments.

But how can you be sure a certain APM tool is the right one for your production environment? That why we’ve decided to combine everything there is to know about these tools, big and small combined, and see which one is the best option for your monitoring needs.

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  • For Enterprises: AppDynamics vs Dynatrace
    In this chapter we’ll go through a practical comparison between AppDynamics and Dynatrace.
  • Everyone’s Talking About New Relic
    When thinking about performance, New Relic is one of the main modern tools that come to mind. In this chapter we’ll see what New Relic has to offer, and how does it fit your application needs.
  • 5 Open Source Tools You Should Know
    In this chapter we’ll look at APM tools from a different angle: Open Source tools, how they differ from the big names and what do they have to offer.

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