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Alternatives to AWS Config

AWS CloudTrail, Amazon CloudWatch, Stackdriver, DigitalOcean Monitoring, and stts are the most popular alternatives and competitors to AWS Config.
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What is AWS Config and what are its top alternatives?

AWS Config is a fully managed service that provides you with an AWS resource inventory, configuration history, and configuration change notifications to enable security and governance. With AWS Config you can discover existing AWS resources, export a complete inventory of your AWS resources with all configuration details, and determine how a resource was configured at any point in time. These capabilities enable compliance auditing, security analysis, resource change tracking, and troubleshooting.
AWS Config is a tool in the Cloud Monitoring category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to AWS Config

  • AWS CloudTrail
    AWS CloudTrail

    With CloudTrail, you can get a history of AWS API calls for your account, including API calls made via the AWS Management Console, AWS SDKs, command line tools, and higher-level AWS services (such as AWS CloudFormation). The AWS API call history produced by CloudTrail enables security analysis, resource change tracking, and compliance auditing. The recorded information includes the identity of the API caller, the time of the API call, the source IP address of the API caller, the request parameters, and the response elements returned by the AWS service. ...

  • Amazon CloudWatch
    Amazon CloudWatch

    It helps you gain system-wide visibility into resource utilization, application performance, and operational health. It retrieve your monitoring data, view graphs to help take automated action based on the state of your cloud environment. ...

  • Stackdriver
    Stackdriver

    Google Stackdriver provides powerful monitoring, logging, and diagnostics. It equips you with insight into the health, performance, and availability of cloud-powered applications, enabling you to find and fix issues faster. ...

  • DigitalOcean Monitoring
    DigitalOcean Monitoring

    Collect metrics for visibility, monitor Droplet performance, and receive alerts when problems arise in your infrastructure – at no additional cost. ...

  • stts
    stts

    With a click of the menubar icon, you can see the status of your favorite services. You can also be notified when a service goes down or gets restored. stts is designed to be unobtrusive, only giving you the information you need and allowing you to access the status page with a single click. ...

  • Lumigo
    Lumigo

    With a single click and no manual code changes, Lumigo visualizes your entire serverless environment, allowing you to see the full story of every transaction or request from beginning to end. ...

  • Cloudability
    Cloudability

    Cloudability aggregates expenditures into accessible and comprehensive reports, helps identify new opportunities for reducing spend and increasing cloud efficiency, offers budget alerts and recommendations via SMS and email, provides APIs for connecting cloud billing and usage data to any business or financial system, and more. ...

  • Infracost
    Infracost

    It is a cloud cost estimates for Terraform in pull requests. It is an open-source tool that helps DevOps and developers continuously reduce their cloud waste. It shows engineering teams how their code changes will affect their cloud bills. ...

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AWS CloudTrail logo

AWS CloudTrail

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Record AWS API calls for your account and have log files delivered to you
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PROS OF AWS CLOUDTRAIL
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    Very easy setup
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    Good integrations with 3rd party tools
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    Very powerful
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    Backup to S3
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    Amazon CloudWatch

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    Monitor AWS resources and custom metrics generated by your applications and services
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    PROS OF AMAZON CLOUDWATCH
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      Monitor aws resources
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      Zero setup
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      Detailed Monitoring
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      Backed by Amazon
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      Auto Scaling groups
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      SNS and autoscaling integrations
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      Burstable instances metrics (t2 cpu credit balance)
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      HIPAA/PCI/SOC Compliance-friendly
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      Native tool for AWS so understand AWS out of the box
    CONS OF AMAZON CLOUDWATCH
    • 1
      Poor Search Capabilities

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    Stackdriver

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    Monitoring, logging, and diagnostics for applications on Google Cloud Platform and AWS
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    PROS OF STACKDRIVER
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      Monitoring
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      Logging
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      Alerting
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      Tracing
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      Uptime Monitoring
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      Error Reporting
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      Multi-cloud
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      Production debugger
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      Many integrations
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      Configured basically with GAE
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      Backed by Google
    CONS OF STACKDRIVER
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      Not free

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    DigitalOcean Monitoring

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    PROS OF DIGITALOCEAN MONITORING
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      Easy, no fuss and great documentation
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      stts

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      Open source macOS app for monitoring the status of cloud services (AWS, Heroku, Twilio, etc)
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          Lumigo

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          End-to-End Monitoring & Debugging for Serverless Apps
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          PROS OF LUMIGO
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            Saves hour debugging
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            Out-of-box alerts
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            Detecting and mitigating latencies
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            Great customer support
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            Cloudability

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            Cloud management made easy
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            PROS OF CLOUDABILITY
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              Cloud usage stats
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              Cloud cost monitoring
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              Track costs
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              Suggestions on which instances should be reserved
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              Ability to build dashboards (public or private)
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              Easy setup
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              Container friendly
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              Datadog and JIRA Integration
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              AWS, GCP, and Azure support
            CONS OF CLOUDABILITY
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              Infracost

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              Open-source cloud cost estimator
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              PROS OF INFRACOST
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