AppDynamics Pro vs Peak

Get access to powerful business monitoring capabilities with Business iQ, available only with AppDynamics Peak Editions

Extended Dashboards

With AppDynamics Peak Editions, you can create custom dashboards that display application and business performance. Additionally, you can create funnels to report on each critical step of your user’s journey.

Advanced Query Language

Create customized queries to do quick ad-hoc analysis or generate business focused metrics for long term trending and dashboarding.

Health Rules for Business

Baseline and alert on your configured business metrics and get notified when business trends deviate from normal.

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Application Performance Management

Pro

Peak

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 and Peak support as many application performance monitoring agents as your highly distributed environment requires.

Unlimited

Unlimited

Data retention

AppDynamics Pro and Peak can retain years of aggregate historical data without requiring and Olympic-sized storage farm. Additionally, Peak configurations can retain longer periods than Pro for raw data.

Multi-Year

Configurable

Business metric dashboards

Capture business metrics from within your application and create dashboards that combine business performance and application performance.

Server Visibility

Pro

Peak

Monitor Windows and Linux Systems

Unlimited

Unlimited

In depth performance measurement
Understand the application context of servers
Log correlation for Business Transactions

Instrument logs with business transaction information to diagnose issues using data from the application and server.

Mobile Real-User Monitoring

Pro

Peak

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
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 Trending and Analysis

Trend, analyze, and create dashboards on business metrics captured from every user journey and correlate it to application performance.

Custom analytics for network request data

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

Browser Real-User Monitoring

Pro

Peak

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
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

Customizable

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.

Unlimited

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.

Real-time Business Metrics Trending and Analysis

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

Database Visibility

Pro

Peak

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.

Unlimited

Unlimited

Synthetic Monitoring

Pro

Peak

Simulate multi-step transactions

Unlimited

Unlimited

29 Geographic locations

Unlimited

Unlimited

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