AppDynamics Lite vs Pro

Upgrade to AppDynamics Pro and get support for unlimited application deployments across your entire business

Extended Capabilities

With AppDynamics Pro, you can purchase as many units as you need to support your applications as they grow over time. The more units you purchase, the greater your discount will be.

Longer Data Retention

Data retention in AppDynamics Lite is limited. With AppDynamics Pro you’ll get over a year of data retention, enabling you to analyze release comparisons, capacity trending, or seasonal variations.

World-class Support

With AppDynamics Lite, support is limited to posting your questions to our community forums. Once you upgrade to AppDynamics Pro you get the full attention of our support staff via both helpdesk and email.

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Application Performance Management

Lite

Pro

Code level visibility

Transaction tracing provides visibility into distributed applications across servers, databases, caches, queues, and third-party services. Understand the interaction between mobile apps and the server-side, and pinpoint the root cause of code level issues.

Dynamic baselining and powerful alerting

Dynamic baselines automatically determine normal performance. Flexible alerting integrates with ServiceNow, PagerDuty, and Jira. Track and manage both application and infrastructure events.

Visibility and control

Identify and fix code bottlenecks, memory leaks, slow database queries, infrastructure blockages, and zero in on third-party web services.

Application performance management agents

AppDynamics Pro supports as many application performance monitoring agents as your highly distributed environment requires. AppDynamics Lite – Free Forever is limited to one Java, one .NET, one PHP, and one Node.js application monitoring agent.

One Each

Unlimited

Data retention

AppDynamics Pro can retain years of historical data, without requiring an Olympic-sized storage farm. AppDynamics Lite - Free Forever reveals only the last 24 hours of data.

24 hours

Years

Database Visibility

Lite

Pro

Monitor multiple platforms

Monitor any combination of DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, MySQL, Sybase IQ, PostgreSQL and MongoDB database platforms with one central installation, all with a single pane of glass view.

Troubleshoot performance issues in production

Retroactively troubleshoot and diagnose the root cause of database-related performance issues — in a live production environment — using fine-grained historical data. Identify and resolve key database issues like slow response time, load issues, unpredictable performance spikes, locking problems, or internal database contention.

Trend database performance over time

Proactively tune and fix performance issues before they affect end users by monitoring and trending key performance metrics such as resource consumption, execution plans, wait states, user sessions, and more.

Continuously monitor in a high-volume environment

Gain complete visibility into database performance by monitoring high-volume production applications 24/7 — with less than one percent overhead.

Install and begin using immediately

Install in a matter of minutes, and use the intuitive web interface to quickly find and diagnose performance issues.

Database agents

AppDynamics Pro supports as many database monitoring agents as your highly distributed environment requires. AppDynamics Lite – Free Forever is limited to one database monitoring agent per supported db.

One Each

Unlimited

Server Visibility

Lite

Pro

Monitor Windows and Linux Systems

1 Agent

Unlimited

In depth performance measurement
Understand the application context of servers

Synthetic Monitoring

Lite

Pro

Simulate multi-step transactions

Unlimited

29 Geographic locations

Unlimited

Mobile Real-User Monitoring

Lite

Pro

Crash Dashboards

Visualize app crashes using aggregated data to quickly identify the commonly occurring ones.

Crash Snapshots and Analytics

Drill down into individual crashes to understand their root causes and context, and resolve them before they impact more users.

Dynamic Performance Baselining

Leverage platform’s smart self-learning algorithms to learn from app’s behavior and baseline mobile performance rather than relying on guesswork.

Percentile-based and Static Health Rules and Alerts

Flexibly set health rules and alerts that raise alerts only for statistically significant outliers.

API Access

For developers to access data or enrich it with third-party data.

SaaS, On-premises, and Hybrid Deployments

SaaS only

Data Retention

Capture any business metric from the app and correlate it with app performance to understand the business impact of the mobile app and its performance.

365 days

365 days

Network Request Dashboards

Visualize network requests and their performance to quickly and identify the slow ones that are negatively impacting user experience.

Network Request Snapshots and Analytics

Drill down into individual network requests to understand their performance and understand its drivers.

Business Transaction Correlation

Get end-to-end visibility for every individual transaction from the mobile device to the backend database, and anything in between.

Geo Dashboard

Get visibility into where your users are accessing your mobile app from, and their experience.

Device, OS, Application and Network Analytics

Get detailed analytics on the users and their devices.

Custom Timers

Measure the time taken between any two arbitrary points in the code used typically to understand user behavior within the mobile app.

Real-time Business Metrics Capture and Analysis

Capture any business metric from the app and correlate it with app performance to understand the business impact of the mobile app and its performance.

Custom analytics for network request data

Query parameters of network data for intelligent insights of performance for specific APIs or regions or for a and API on a specific OS version.

Browser Real-User Monitoring

Lite

Pro

Geo Dashboard

Get visibility into where your users are accessing your web app from, and their experience.

Page Dashboard

Visualize how each of your pages performs and whether slowdowns are caused by network, backend, or client side issues.

Usage Stats

Understand visitor mix by device and browser type and monitor differences in performance.

SaaS, On-Premise, and Hybrid Deployments

SaaS only

Data Retention

Auto-collect and analyze performance metrics for pages, iFrames, AJAX requests as well as Resource Timing requests (for browsers supporting Resource Timing API).

365 days

365 days

Pageview Limit

AppDynamics Pro supports as many Browser RUM units as your application needs. AppDynamics Lite – Free Forever is limited to 500 Million pageviews a year.

500 Million Per Year

Unlimited

Browser Snapshot Waterfalls

See the breakdown of all resources loaded for a single page to understand the impact of javascript, css, images, and 3rd party content like ads, social, and analytics.

Performance Analytics

Query user performance across pages, geography, devices, browsers, and more, to focus in on specific performance issues or opportunities for improvement.

Page Composition

Understand the impact of Ajax and iframes on overall page performance.

Business Transaction Correlation

Get end-to-end visibility for every individual transaction from the browser to the backend database, and anything in between.

Dynamic Performance Baselining

Leverage platform’s smart self-learning algorithms to learn from app’s behavior and baseline web performance rather than relying on guesswork.

Percentile-based and Static Health Rules and Alerts

Flexibly set health rules and alerts that raise alerts only for statistically significant outliers.

API Access

For developers to access data or enrich it with third-party data.

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