What's best for application monitoring?

Hi Atlassian Community! :)

I have been looking at Applications which will monitor our Atlassian applications, but have become a bit stuck with the range that is available.

We currently use Java Melody, but if possible, i'd like something that presents the required information in a more UI user friendly format. 

Is there anything you use that you'd recommend?

Many thanks

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Daniel Eads Community Champion Sep 20, 2017

Hi Helen,

Atlassian themselves use NewRelic for application monitoring. I used it for two years (monitoring JIRA and Confluence) and liked the tool and interface.

I tried using AppDynamics recently but it totally did not work against multiple JIRA instances. AppDynamics support was unable to fix the problems we were seeing. I looked at other options including DataDog, but it looks like AppD and NewRelic are the only two major players with JVM monitoring. If you can afford it, NewRelic is great!


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Hi @Daniel Eads

Thank you for coming back to me. I'll definitely take a look at your recommendations.

Hi @Daniel Eads, did you also try https://www.splunk.com/en_us/it-operations/application-analytics-and-monitoring.html ? Or maybe somebody will be willing to share experience out of splunk based monitoring?

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