IBM Application Performance Management (APM) monitors, analyzes and manages applications and IT infrastructure. It monitors and analyzes application performance, issues, root causes, and outages to improve user experience and stability. It allows DevOps teams to monitor performance, availability and response times of applications allowing them to identify, isolate and diagnose any existing issues or potential problems.

GitLab has a powerful monitoring capability with Prometheus, a time-series monitoring service, providing a flexible platform for monitoring GitLab and other software products. GitLab provides out of the box monitoring with Prometheus, providing easy access to high quality time-series monitoring of GitLab services. GitLab has built-in monitoring that can automatically monitor your deployed applications, with extensive support for native cloud, container and microservices technology. Additionally, Gitlab uses Jaeger, an open source end-to-end distributed tracing system used for monitoring and troubleshooting microservices-based distributed systems.