SolarWinds AppOptics

Powerful, affordable, and easy to use application performance monitoring. Starting at $29/mo.

Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps

● Tie together the path of an entire request into a trace, so even as you add internal services or APIs, you’ll know the link between deep-down bottlenecks and user impact. See end-to-end behavior of individual requests in real-time
● Understand the impact of downstream services on upstream resources across N tiers

Instant App & Dyno Health Monitoring

Get detailed Heroku router, runtime, and database monitoring just by enabling the add-on. Enjoy pre-created graphs and dashboards.

Errors and Exceptions

Don’t be caught off guard by application and runtime errors. AppOptics monitors these so you can catch (and resolve them) fast before they impact users.

Custom Dashboards

● Curated dashboards for Heroku runtime and application metrics
● Easy to build custom dashboards

Monitoring in Minutes

“In building our product, application monitoring has been a major priority. AppOptics offered us all the metrics, monitoring and alerting we could need, and most of it right out of the box with no configuration. One of the best things about AppOptics is the pricing, it is allowing our monitoring costs to scale with our business.” – Cliff Casey, CTO SafetyPIN Technologies, Inc.

Quickly Find Bottlenecks

Get started quickly identifying bottlenecks and inefficient transactions with our libraries/modules for Heroku applications: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.

Database Monitoring

● Automatically track database queries from the instrumented application
● Drill down on any database query and identify the application calls causing poor performance
● Support multiple DBMS’ including dozens of metrics for Postgres and Redis

Intelligent Alerting

● Seamlessly integrate with services such as PagerDuty, Slack, HipChat, email, and custom webhooks
● Simple, clear visualization of triggered alerts across dashboards, host maps, etc.
● Fast, accurate notification of potential issues

Get More From Your Heroku Add-ons

Pingdom and AppOptics - Better Together. Combine AppOptics server-side monitoring down to the code with SolarWinds™ Pingdom® outside-in web performance and end-user experience monitoring.
Learn more about web performance monitoring with Pingdom.

Region Availability

The available application locations for this add-on are shown below, and depend on whether the application is deployed to a Common Runtime region or Private Space. Learn More

  • Common Runtime
  • Private Spaces
Region Available
United States Available
Europe Available
Region Available Installable in Space
Virginia Available
Oregon Available
Frankfurt Available
Tokyo Available
Sydney Available
Dublin Available

Plans & Pricing

    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 400
    • Maximum Dynos 2
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 800
    • Maximum Dynos 4
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 1,600
    • Maximum Dynos 8
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 2,800
    • Maximum Dynos 14
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 4,000
    • Maximum Dynos 20
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 7,000
    • Maximum Dynos 35
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 12,000
    • Maximum Dynos 60
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 20,000
    • Maximum Dynos 100
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 30,000
    • Maximum Dynos 150
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 40,000
    • Maximum Dynos 200
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 50,000
    • Maximum Dynos 250
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
    • Application and Dyno Health Monitoring
    • Distributed Tracing Across Dynos & Apps
    • Custom Metrics Included 60,000
    • Maximum Dynos 300
    • Libraries/modules included: Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Golang, Scala, and .NET.
    • Catch Errors and Exceptions
    • Intelligent Alerting
    • Custom Dashboards
Install SolarWinds AppOptics
heroku addons:create appoptics

To provision, copy the snippet into your CLI or use the install button above.

SolarWinds AppOptics Documentation