Instrumental vs Opsmatic: What are the differences?
Developers describe Instrumental as "Visualize any aspect of your application performance, measure production code in real-time, and share with your entire team". Instrumental is a real-time application and server monitoring platform. With over a million datapoints processed every second, we're one of the highest scale monitoring services. On the other hand, Opsmatic is detailed as "Complete configuration and live state monitoring with automatic drift detection". Configuration monitoring with automatic drift detection. Tools to compare host states and visualize activity, helping you solve problems faster. Shared visibility for your entire technical team.
Instrumental and Opsmatic can be categorized as "Performance Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by Instrumental are:
- Application monitoring - we accept any volume of arbitrary data, making it easy to set up graphs to measure the performance of your application in real time
- Server monitoring - Ruby apps can use our instrumental tools gem to monitor information like CPU statistics, memory usage, disk space, and all the other things you'll need to monitor your servers. Language support - Ruby is supported using a custom library, and all other languages are supported with our Statsd backend
- RESTful API - upon authentication, data is collected and returned in strict JSON format
On the other hand, Opsmatic provides the following key features:
- Drift detection for host groups
- Run failure alerts for Chef and Puppet
- Infrastructure-wide search