pganalyze vs. Datadog

Learn about pganalyze's Index Advisor, active session history, how it integrates with APM tools, and further reasons why pganalyze might be the best fit for you.

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Datadog vs. pganalyze


pganalyze vs. Datadog
Top-Level Query Metrics
For Top 200 Queries

For All Queries (Unlimited)
Drill Into Per-Query Metrics
EXPLAIN PlansOnly based on pg_stat_activity (sampling)Log-based, captures all slow statements through log-based EXPLAIN or auto_explain
EXPLAIN Plans for extended query protocol
Requires using constant values directly in queries (simple query protocol)

Supports query parameters sent separately, e.g. $1, $2 (extended query protocol)
EXPLAIN Plans for long query texts
Only queries up to 4096 characters

No limit on query text length
EXPLAIN Insights (“Why is this query slow?”)
Automatic EXPLAIN ANALYZE through auto_explain
Optionally available
Index Recommendations
With pganalyze Index Advisor
VACUUM Recommendations
With pganalyze VACUUM Advisor
Overall System Metrics
Integration with APM tools / Tracing
Through Query Tags
Integration with Third-Party Dashboards
No (only Datadog Infrastructure Monitoring)

Yes (through API)
Active Session History
Wait Event Monitoring
Schema Monitoring
Through separate product

VACUUM Monitoring
Separate product (only top-level metrics)

Built-in in-depth monitoring
Replication Monitoring
Through separate product

Log Monitoring
Through Datadog Logs, charged extra

Pre-Configured Log Filters
100+ Log Events Detected Automatically
PII obfuscation
Yes (configurable)
Supported DatabasesMySQL and PostgreSQLPostgreSQL
Deployment MethodCloud onlyCloud or On-Premise (behind firewall)

Hundreds Of Companies Monitor Their Production PostgreSQL Databases With pganalyze