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The smart profiler for your Rails apps
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What is Skylight?

Skylight is a smart profiler for your Rails apps that visualizes request performance across all of your servers.
Skylight is a tool in the Performance Monitoring category of a tech stack.

Who uses Skylight?

52 companies reportedly use Skylight in their tech stacks, including StackShare, Ritual, and Livestorm.

37 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Skylight.
Pros of Skylight
Beautiful UI
Sort by 'agony' - lists low hanging fruit fixes
Made by ember.js and rails core team members
Actionable analytics with concrete numbers
Free tier
Shows you repeat db queries
Great for production use
Setup in a minute
Weekly email w/performance trends
Full MVC profile

Skylight's Features

  • Skylight looks at how your code is behaving in production, alerting you to improvements you can make before they become showstoppers.
  • Skylight tells you exactly how your app is spending its time where it matters most—in your production environment
  • Pricing starts at $20 for the first million requests, with automatic discounts for high-volume customers
  • Skylight is built with badass hipster tech: Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, Rust, Storm, Dropwizard, Kafka, Cassandra, and more.

Skylight Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Skylight?
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Azure Application Insights
It is an extensible Application Performance Management service for developers and DevOps professionals. Use it to monitor your live applications. It will automatically detect performance anomalies, and includes powerful analytics tools.
AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.
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