AWS Config vs StatusGator: What are the differences?
Developers describe AWS Config as "Config gives you a detailed inventory of your AWS resources and their current configuration, and continuously records configuration changes". 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. On the other hand, StatusGator is detailed as "Instant status overview of all the services you depend on including Heroku, Slack, Stripe, New Relic and 50 others". StatusGator monitors the published service status of more than 100 cloud services.
AWS Config and StatusGator belong to "Cloud Monitoring" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by AWS Config are:
- Configuration Visibility
- Fully Managed
- Easy to get started
On the other hand, StatusGator provides the following key features:
- Consult your dashboard before spending hours debugging problems
- Enable notifications and be alerted when services report issues
- Simple, 3 minute setup. Just choose the services you use. That's it