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Pingdom vs SpeedCurve: What are the differences?

Pingdom: Uptime and performance monitoring made easy. Pingdom is an uptime monitoring service. When problems happen with a site that Pingdom monitors, it immediately alerts the owner so the problem can be taken care of; SpeedCurve: Front-end performance monitoring. It's WebPageTest on steroids!. SpeedCurve gives you continuous feedback on how your front-end code is affecting the performance of your website. Get detailed build analysis and performance filmstrips for your own website and then benchmark your performance against the competition to make sure your website loads faster.

Pingdom can be classified as a tool in the "Website Monitoring" category, while SpeedCurve is grouped under "Font-end Performance Monitoring".

Some of the features offered by Pingdom are:

  • Uptime & Response time reports
  • Multi-step transaction monitoring
  • Email, text & twitter alerts

On the other hand, SpeedCurve provides the following key features:

  • Front-end performance monitoring
  • Track asset sizes and requests
  • Built in Google PagesSpeed Insight reports
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Pros of Pingdom
Pros of SpeedCurve
  • 225
    Simple and reliable
  • 103
    Monitoring your websites
  • 75
    Easy to use dashboard
  • 65
    Email, text & twitter alerts
  • 43
    Free tier
  • 23
    Performance data
  • 14
    Detailed Reports
  • 11
    Email Reports
  • 9
    Mobile App
  • 9
    Root Cause Analysis
  • 1
    30-day risk free trial
  • 1
    Easy setup
  • 1
    IOS app
  • 2
    Easy setup
  • 1
    Understandable reports and great benchmark

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Cons of Pingdom
Cons of SpeedCurve
  • 3
    UI is incredibly complicated
  • 3
    Expensive
  • 2
    Hard to set up alerts properly
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    What is Pingdom?

    Pingdom is an uptime monitoring service. When problems happen with a site that Pingdom monitors, it immediately alerts the owner so the problem can be taken care of.

    What is SpeedCurve?

    SpeedCurve gives you continuous feedback on how your front-end code is affecting the performance of your website. Get detailed build analysis and performance filmstrips for your own website and then benchmark your performance against the competition to make sure your website loads faster.

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