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Uptime Robot vs Vector: What are the differences?

Uptime Robot: Free website uptime monitor. Uptime Robot is all about helping you to keep your websites up. It monitors your websites every 5 minutes and alerts you if your sites are down; Vector: On-host performance monitoring framework which exposes hand picked high resolution metrics to every engineer’s browser, by Netflix. Vector provides a simple way for users to visualize and analyze system and application-level metrics in near real-time. It leverages the battle tested open source system monitoring framework, Performance Co-Pilot (PCP), layering on top a flexible and user-friendly UI. The UI polls metrics at up to 1 second resolution, rendering the data in completely configurable dashboards that simplify cross-metric correlation and analysis.

Uptime Robot can be classified as a tool in the "Website Monitoring" category, while Vector is grouped under "Performance Monitoring".

Vector is an open source tool with 3.18K GitHub stars and 231 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Vector's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of UptimeRobot
Pros of Vector
  • 22
    Free tier
  • 18
    Easy to understand
  • 14
    Instant notifications
  • 8
    Simpler than Pingdom
  • 5
    Free public status pages
  • 5
    Cheap but Reliable
  • 4
    Public Status Page
  • 4
    Keyword monitoring
  • 3
    Mobile App
  • 1
    Receive twitter status message
  • 0
    Good api
  • 0
    SSL Checking
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    Cons of UptimeRobot
    Cons of Vector
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      False-Positives
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      Consistently bad UI
    • 1
      Confusing UI
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      Extremely bad UI experience
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      What is UptimeRobot?

      It is all about helping you to keep your websites up. It monitors your websites every 5 minutes and alerts you if your sites are down.

      What is Vector?

      Vector provides a simple way for users to visualize and analyze system and application-level metrics in near real-time. It leverages the battle tested open source system monitoring framework, Performance Co-Pilot (PCP), layering on top a flexible and user-friendly UI. The UI polls metrics at up to 1 second resolution, rendering the data in completely configurable dashboards that simplify cross-metric correlation and analysis.

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      What are some alternatives to UptimeRobot and Vector?
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      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.
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