Instrumental logo


Visualize any aspect of your application performance, measure production code in real-time, and share with your entire team
+ 1

What is Instrumental?

Instrumental is a real-time application and server monitoring platform. With over a million datapoints processed every second, we're one of the highest scale monitoring services.
Instrumental is a tool in the Performance Monitoring category of a tech stack.

Who uses Instrumental?

7 companies reportedly use Instrumental in their tech stacks, including Business Infrastructure Systems, Global Nights, and Serve.Zone.

8 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Instrumental.
Pros of Instrumental
Best, fastest, and easiest-to-use Interface
Simple, powerful, reasonably priced
Custom metrics done right
Offers free metrics

Instrumental's Features

  • Application monitoring - we accept any volume of arbitrary data, making it easy to set up graphs to measure the performance of your application in real time
  • Server monitoring - Ruby apps can use our instrumental tools gem to monitor information like CPU statistics, memory usage, disk space, and all the other things you'll need to monitor your servers.Language support - Ruby is supported using a custom library, and all other languages are supported with our Statsd backend
  • RESTful API - upon authentication, data is collected and returned in strict JSON format
  • Powerful query language - easily retrieve and graph a set of metrics matching a particular pattern
  • Highly scalable - Instrumental processes billions of data points per day
  • Built for teams - add team members, manage roles and permissions, and easily share graphs
  • Alerts - you can be notified via email, text message or at an http endpoint you control
  • Embedded graphs - create a graph and use it outside of the service with an embedded link

Instrumental Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Instrumental?
Make your code flexible and robust, using the dependency injection container of your choice.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
See all alternatives

Instrumental's Followers
15 developers follow Instrumental to keep up with related blogs and decisions.