Librato vs SignalFx: What are the differences?
Developers describe Librato as "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. On the other hand, SignalFx is detailed as "Monitoring and Operational Intelligence for the Cloud". We provide operational intelligence for today’s elastic architectures through monitoring specifically designed for microservices and containers with: -powerful and proactive alerting -metrics aggregation -visualization into time series data.
Librato and SignalFx 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, SignalFx provides the following key features:
- Beautiful streaming visualizations
- Meaningful, fast alerting using SignalFlow analytics
- High resolution metrics up to 1 sec
Heroku, Product Hunt, and Baremetrics are some of the popular companies that use Librato, whereas SignalFx is used by Clever, SignalFx, and Cadre. Librato has a broader approval, being mentioned in 61 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to SignalFx, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.
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We use SignalFx to monitor all of SignalFx.. that include the entire stack from core services like Cassandra and AWS EC2 up through custom application metrics from SignalFx itself.