Airbrake vs Opbeat: What are the differences?
What is Airbrake? Airbrake captures and groups errors in Ruby, iOS, Django, PHP & more. Airbrake collects errors for your applications in all major languages and frameworks. We alert you to new errors and give you critical context, trends and details needed to find and fix errors fast.
What is Opbeat? Application monitoring for developers. Opbeat is application monitoring for developers, and gives you performance metrics, error logging, release tracking and workflow in one smart product.
Airbrake and Opbeat can be categorized as "Exception Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by Airbrake are:
- Dupe Detection- Developers will only receive an email once when an error occurs — rather than getting buried under an error email avalanche.
- Auto Resolve- An action on each application deployment — that way developers can focus on the problems that exist today, not the ones from last month.
- Github Aware- Airbrake is github-aware, and can link code in your Airbrake error stack traces to the corresponding locations on github.
On the other hand, Opbeat provides the following key features:
- Application performance metrics
- Error logging with smart grouping
- Code integration - stacktraces annotated with code authors for faster debugging and coordination
"Reliable" is the primary reason why developers consider Airbrake over the competitors, whereas "Free for small teams" was stated as the key factor in picking Opbeat.
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There's a few reviews above that indicate that there's no rate or usage limits. There are. At the time I wrote this, there's a limit of 250 events per minute.
Efficiently trace and detect errors in the stack without having to explicitly setup error tracking for each action.