What is Skylight?
Skylight is a smart profiler for your Rails apps that visualizes request performance across all of your servers.
Skylight is a tool in the Performance Monitoring category of a tech stack.
Who uses Skylight?
51 companies reportedly use Skylight in their tech stacks, including StackShare, ritual, and Livestorm.
35 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Skylight.
Pros of Skylight
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Made by ember.js and rails core team members
Actionable analytics with concrete numbers
Shows you repeat db queries
Great for production use
Setup in a minute
Weekly email w/performance trends
Full MVC profile
- Skylight looks at how your code is behaving in production, alerting you to improvements you can make before they become showstoppers.
- Skylight tells you exactly how your app is spending its time where it matters most—in your production environment
- Pricing starts at $20 for the first million requests, with automatic discounts for high-volume customers
- Skylight is built with badass hipster tech: Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, Rust, Storm, Dropwizard, Kafka, Cassandra, and more.
Skylight Alternatives & Comparisons
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