SeaLion vs VividCortex: What are the differences?
Developers describe SeaLion as "Quickly diagnose problems with your Linux servers". SeaLion is a cloud based system monitoring tool for Linux servers. Getting started is as easy as executing a command. It installs an agent at /usr/local/sealion-agent and runs as an unprivileged user (sealion). This agent will collect data at regular intervals across servers and this data will be available on your workspace. The latest version is shipped with 5 default services namely Apache, NGINX, MongoDB, MySQL, Redis. On the other hand, VividCortex is detailed as "The best way to monitor your production databases". VividCortex is a SaaS product for database performance monitoring. It accelerates IT delivery and improves database performance, reducing cost and increasing uptime (https://www.vividcortex.com/resources/vividcortex-product-demo-video).
SeaLion and VividCortex can be primarily classified as "Performance Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by SeaLion are:
- Raw output. No learning curve
- Quickly identify critical issues
- Historical analysis
On the other hand, VividCortex provides the following key features:
- top ranking capabilities
- intuitive user interface
- adaptive fault detection