Chronosphere vs Datadog

Learn why Chronosphere is the better choice for Cloud Native applications

Embracing cloud native shouldn’t mean compromising on cost or scale. Monitoring platforms like Datadog aren’t designed to meet the growing demands of complexity and scalability within budget constraints. Unlike other Datadog competitors, Chronosphere was built from the ground up to deliver an unparalleled balance of cost control and performance.

It’s not just about managing speed, complexity, and scale – it’s about doing so while maintaining a cost-conscious approach. Chronosphere is the only cloud native observability platform that combines the reliability and speed you need with the adaptability and command you desire.

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Platform Comparison Chronosphere Datadog
Availability, Reliability, and Scalability:
99.9% SLA
Public Disclosure of SLA Attainment
Scales to 2B Data Points /sec
Data and Cost Controls:
Superior Data and Cost Control
Simple Pricing and Predictable Cost Growth, With No Overages
Centralized Data Governance and Shared Responsibility for Data Growth
Cloud Native Compatibility:
Features Optimized for Distributed Architectures on Containers
100% Open Source and PromQL Compatible
Outcome Focused Solution:
Fastest Issue Detection
1-second resolution alerts
30-second resolution alerts
Automatic Slow Query Optimization for Faster Dashboards and Alerts
Customized Enablement Via Dedicated Customer Success Team, At No Additional Cost

Why Customers Prefer Chronosphere

Availability and Reliability

Chronosphere offers twice the contractual SLA of Datadog, and in practice this year has performed twenty times more reliably.

Cost Control & Predictable Pricing

Chronosphere enables customers to realize significant cost savings. Our customers typically see up to 80% cost savings compared to Datadog, coupled with the ability to predict and control their expenses over time. This isn’t about sacrificing data; it’s about optimizing budgets without the fear of overages.

More Productive Engineers

Chronosphere provides context-rich alerts and seamless linking of data types for faster time to triage. With Chronosphere, engineers spend 50% less time troubleshooting on average.

Why Chronosphere as an Alternative to Datadog?

Choose Chronosphere as a Datadog alternative for observability that’s built from the ground up for cloud native environments. Our solution is designed to handle the scale and complexity of today’s cloud native world, giving you the control, flexibility, and reliability you need to manage your data effectively​.

Leading Adopters of Cloud Native Partner with Chronosphere

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