Boundary vs Vector: What are the differences?
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.
What is Vector? On-host performance monitoring framework which exposes hand picked high resolution metrics to every engineer’s browser, by Netflix. Vector provides a simple way for users to visualize and analyze system and application-level metrics in near real-time. It leverages the battle tested open source system monitoring framework, Performance Co-Pilot (PCP), layering on top a flexible and user-friendly UI. The UI polls metrics at up to 1 second resolution, rendering the data in completely configurable dashboards that simplify cross-metric correlation and analysis.
Boundary and Vector can be primarily classified as "Performance Monitoring" tools.
Vector is an open source tool with 3.17K GitHub stars and 230 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Vector's open source repository on GitHub.