AppSignal vs Skylight: What are the differences?
AppSignal: Monitoring for Ruby and Elixir. By developers, for developers. AppSignal gives you and your team alerts and detailed metrics about your Ruby or Elixir application Sensible pricing, no aggressive sales & support by developers.; Skylight: The smart profiler for your Rails apps. Skylight is a smart profiler for your Rails apps that visualizes request performance across all of your servers.
AppSignal and Skylight can be categorized as "Performance Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by AppSignal are:
- Track errors
- Performance Monitoring
- Compare deploys. Monitor background jobs.
On the other hand, Skylight provides the following key 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
"Easy setup" is the top reason why over 5 developers like AppSignal, while over 10 developers mention "Beautiful UI" as the leading cause for choosing Skylight.
StackShare, Inside.com, and Firecracker are some of the popular companies that use Skylight, whereas AppSignal is used by Publitas, Tolq, and inkl. Skylight has a broader approval, being mentioned in 39 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to AppSignal, which is listed in 24 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.