Keymetrics vs Scout: What are the differences?
Keymetrics: Full Stack monitoring and app management for Node.js. PM2 is a production process manager for Node.js applications with a built-in load balancer. It allows you to keep applications alive forever, to reload them without downtime and to facilitate common system admin tasks; Scout: Application Monitoring that Developers Love. Scout is application monitoring that points developers right to the source of problems: N+1 database queries, memory bloat, performance trends, and more Scout eliminates much of the investigation part when performance woes occur. .
Keymetrics and Scout can be categorized as "Performance Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by Keymetrics are:
- Process management
- CPU / Memory Monitoring
- Log facilities
On the other hand, Scout provides the following key features:
- Monitors Ruby & Elixir apps with more languages to come
- Easy install
- Detailed transaction traces
"Easy Setup" is the top reason why over 6 developers like Keymetrics, while over 9 developers mention "Easy setup" as the leading cause for choosing Scout.
Keymetrics is an open source tool with 29.7K GitHub stars and 1.99K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Keymetrics's open source repository on GitHub.
Binary.com, Rollbar, and Zynga are some of the popular companies that use Scout, whereas Keymetrics is used by Sellsuki, Publitas, and Sendhelper Pte Ltd. Scout has a broader approval, being mentioned in 29 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to Keymetrics, which is listed in 13 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.