AWS X-Ray vs Boundary: What are the differences?
What is AWS X-Ray? An application performance management service. It helps developers analyze and debug production, distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. With this, you can understand how your application and its underlying services are performing to identify and troubleshoot the root cause of performance issues and errors. It provides an end-to-end view of requests as they travel through your application, and shows a map of your application’s underlying components.
What is Boundary? Real-time monitoring for server and applications with beatiful UI. Monitor it all: web servers, load balancers, application back-ends, big data clusters, queues, caching nodes, or databases. Boundary provides insights no matter what stack you use, whether you deploy in the cloud or your data center.
AWS X-Ray and Boundary can be primarily classified as "Performance Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by AWS X-Ray are:
- End-to-end tracing
- AWS Service and Database Integrations
- Support for Multiple Languages
On the other hand, Boundary provides the following key features:
- Monitor Servers and Applications in real-time
- Generate Alarms
- Customizable Dashboards