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Skylight

The smart profiler for your Rails apps
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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?

Companies
51 companies reportedly use Skylight in their tech stacks, including StackShare, ritual, and Livestorm.

Developers
35 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Skylight.
Pros of Skylight
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Beautiful UI
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Sort by 'agony' - lists low hanging fruit fixes
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Made by ember.js and rails core team members
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Actionable analytics with concrete numbers
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Free tier
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Shows you repeat db queries
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Great for production use
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Setup in a minute
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Weekly email w/performance trends
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Full MVC profile

Skylight's Features

  • 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

What are some alternatives to Skylight?
Aura
The Aura project centers around a collection of high-quality, well-tested, semantically versioned, standards-compliant, independent library packages that can be used in any codebase.
New Relic
New Relic is the all-in-one web application performance tool that lets you see performance from the end user experience, through servers, and down to the line of application code.
Datadog
Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!
ruxit
Ruxit is a all-in-one performance monitoring solution for cloud natives. In under five minutes customizable dashboard views show you your application's performance data.
AppDynamics
AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.
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Skylight's Followers
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