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Boundary vs TraceView: What are the differences?

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; TraceView: Ridiculously Detailed Application Monitoring. Expose everything, from the webserver to database, cache and API calls. The core technology is based on X-Trace, a distributed tracing framework that’s served as the inspiration for companies like Google and Twitter.

Boundary and TraceView belong to "Performance Monitoring" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Boundary are:

  • Monitor Servers and Applications in real-time
  • Generate Alarms
  • Customizable Dashboards

On the other hand, TraceView provides the following key features:

  • Track every machine involved in a transaction and identify bottlenecks in a single click.
  • Isolate interesting calls and drill down to the line of code and machine it ran on.
  • Tie together code and infrastructure metrics with database, service, and cache calls, all in the context of a single transaction.

"Great Visualization" is the top reason why over 2 developers like Boundary, while over 2 developers mention "The heatmap helped me isolate DB related issues" as the leading cause for choosing TraceView.

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Pros of Boundary
Pros of TraceView
  • 4
    Easy setup
  • 4
    Great Visualization
  • 3
    1 second resolution
  • 3
    Automatic Dependency Mapping
  • 2
    Easy to use
  • 5
    The heatmap helped me isolate DB related issues
  • 2
    Heatmap helped me find a Tomcat Memcached problem

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What is Boundary?

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.

What is TraceView?

Expose everything, from the webserver to database, cache and API calls. The core technology is based on X-Trace, a distributed tracing framework that’s served as the inspiration for companies like Google and Twitter.

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What are some alternatives to Boundary and TraceView?
New Relic
The world’s best software and DevOps teams rely on New Relic to move faster, make better decisions and create best-in-class digital experiences. If you run software, you need to run New Relic. More than 50% of the Fortune 100 do too.
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!
Azure Application Insights
It is an extensible Application Performance Management service for developers and DevOps professionals. Use it to monitor your live applications. It will automatically detect performance anomalies, and includes powerful analytics tools.
Dynatrace
It is an AI-powered, full stack, automated performance management solution. It provides user experience analysis that identifies and resolves application performance issues faster than ever before.
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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