Server Density vs SignalFx: What are the differences?
What is Server Density? Trusted monitoring built by experts. SaaS-based scalable infrastructure monitoring to help businesses save time and money. With advanced server and website monitoring alerts, graphing tools and integrations with all major cloud service providers.
What is SignalFx? 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.
Server Density and SignalFx can be categorized as "Performance Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by Server Density are:
- Open source agent, plugin library, full API and Nagios compatibility
- Automatic install via script, system packages, Puppet, Chef, Ansible & Salt Stack
- Apps for iOS, Android, Apple TV and Slackbot
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
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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.