Librato vs Scout: What are the differences?
Librato: Real-Time Cloud Monitoring. Librato provides a complete solution for monitoring and understanding the metrics that impact your business at all levels of the stack. We provide everything you need to visualize, analyze, and actively alert on the metrics that matter to you; 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. .
Librato and Scout can be primarily classified as "Performance Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by Librato are:
- REST API accepts any metrics you define
- Turnkey integration with AWS, Heroku, collectd, and more
- Integrates with more than 100 open-source agents, and language bindings
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 primary reason why developers consider Librato over the competitors, whereas "Easy setup" was stated as the key factor in picking Scout.
According to the StackShare community, Librato has a broader approval, being mentioned in 61 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to Scout, which is listed in 29 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.