Unified observability for the modern cloud

Get metrics, traces, and logs in one solution for greater business insights and unmatched scalability.

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VMware Aria Operations for Applications (formerly VMware Tanzu Observability) provides a unified observability multi-cloud management solution with single-source-of-truth visibility and contextualized information across logs, metrics, and traces for greater business agility while maintaining SLAs. Observability provides answers as to why something is wrong and how to fix it.

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Unified observability

View all three pillars of observability (metrics, logs, traces) from a single source of truth.

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Get unmatched scalability in the millions of points per second.

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Faster issue resolution

Pinpoint root cause to improve uptime, gain faster issue resolution, and enjoy greater business agility.

Why we’re easy to use

Correlate data across applications, infrastructure, developer and DevOps tools of your choice with packaged dashboards, metrics, and alerts. Gain instant visibility across all major public cloud platforms: AWS, Azure, and GCP.

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Use Cases

Industry’s most advanced AI/analytics and query language

Aria Operations for Applications AI/analytics and query language make it easy to ask open-ended questions about your data. Turn any query into an alert or a dashboard chart automatically.

Analytics insights on full-stack metrics, histograms, and events

Aria Operations for Applications gathers metrics from any corner of your environment, including microservices, legacy applications, containers, serverless, multi-clouds, and data center infrastructure. Use histograms to see outliers within high-velocity metrics. Correlate it all against system events.

Insights on distributed application tracing and logs

Aria Operations for Applications records full distributed traces of your cloud native applications, correlating it all to metrics and logs within application service maps. Troubleshoot and optimize application performance faster with unified views.

Smart alert creation and real-time streaming, centralized or self-serviced

Aria Operations for Applications provides the industry’s most advanced and accurate alerting platform powered by analytics and query language. DevOps engineers can define smart, adaptive, multi-threshold alert conditions, eliminating alert storms.

Superior user visualizations and real-time experience

Aria Operations for Applications delivers instantaneous chart rendering and real-time updating, enabling fast iterative incident triage. Create and customize dashboards from a simple but powerful widget-enabled tool bench. Scale self-service dashboards to thousands of active users across your organization.

Full data fidelity across entire telemetry store, no down-sampling

Aria Operations for Applications retains full granularity of all your telemetry (1-sec bucket default, sub-1-sec with histograms) as data is archived. No down-sampling preserves 100% data fidelity. Accurately baseline to seasonality and historical trends.

Trusted by the world’s leading companies

“[Aria Operations for Applications] actively partnered with us, seamlessly growing our monitoring capability by 300% ahead of a major new game release. We were able to utilize [Aria Operations for Applications] to perfectly inform us where we hit a snag, and visualize data to prove a successful fix.”

Nic Walker, Head of Technical Operations

“The [Aria Operations for Applications] platform provides unparalleled visibility across all our cloud microservices helping hundreds of developers become more productive focusing on innovation, while enabling 8x8 to deliver exceptional SLAs and eliminate any issues with our cloud services.”

Dejan Deklich, Chief Products Officer

“[Aria Operations for Applications] has made a huge impact in helping us identify and reduce production performance issues. Our operations team starts their day checking [Aria Operations for Applications], and uses its analytics all day long to help meet our customers SLA. It’s an awesome product.”

Bob Muglia, CEO

“[Aria Operations for Applications]’s powerful query language allows us to easily visualize and debug our time series data. Its well-tuned alerting helps us lower MTTD. Our engineers customize their own metrics to fully monitor their system’s health and performance.”

Jing Zhao, DevOps Software Engineer

“[Aria Operations for Applications] is the enterprise-wide monitoring platform used by hundreds of engineers across Workday’s ops and dev teams. With its unique analytics built on top of a common repository of full-stack operational data, [Aria Operations for Applications] enables better team collaboration and data-driven system improvements.”

Kevin Cantoni, VP Product Development

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the Aria Operations for Applications pricing model work?

Do you have a free tier or freemium option?

How do I budget for how much Aria Operations for Applications will cost?

Do you charge for storing metrics data?

What if I have an unexpected peak or burst of data in a month?

Does the price vary for different types of metric data?

Can I manage how many metrics are sent from the agent on a host to Aria Operations for Applications?

How does Aria Operations for Applications integrate with other VMware products?

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