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Airbrake vs Rollbar: What are the differences?

Airbrake: Airbrake captures and groups errors in Ruby, iOS, Django, PHP & more. Airbrake collects errors for your applications in all major languages and frameworks. We alert you to new errors and give you critical context, trends and details needed to find and fix errors fast; Rollbar: Full-stack error monitoring for developers. Rollbar helps development teams find and fix errors faster. Quickly pinpoint what’s broken and why. View exceptions from all of your languages, frameworks, platforms & environments in one place. Get context & insights to defeat all errors.

Airbrake and Rollbar can be categorized as "Exception Monitoring" tools.

Some of the features offered by Airbrake are:

  • Dupe Detection- Developers will only receive an email once when an error occurs — rather than getting buried under an error email avalanche.
  • Auto Resolve- An action on each application deployment — that way developers can focus on the problems that exist today, not the ones from last month.
  • Github Aware- Airbrake is github-aware, and can link code in your Airbrake error stack traces to the corresponding locations on github.

On the other hand, Rollbar provides the following key features:

  • Errors get queued, de-duped, grouped and prioritized
  • View detailed stack traces with local variables
  • JavaScript source map support

"Reliable" is the top reason why over 26 developers like Airbrake, while over 70 developers mention "Consolidates similar errors by impact" as the leading cause for choosing Rollbar.

Instacart, Lyft, and Twitch are some of the popular companies that use Rollbar, whereas Airbrake is used by Stack Exchange, thoughtbot, and Mailgun. Rollbar has a broader approval, being mentioned in 479 company stacks & 115 developers stacks; compared to Airbrake, which is listed in 91 company stacks and 22 developer stacks.

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Pros of Airbrake
Pros of Rollbar
  • 28
    Reliable
  • 25
    Consolidates similar errors
  • 22
    Easy setup
  • 15
    Slack Integration
  • 10
    Github Integration
  • 7
    Email notifications
  • 6
    Includes a free plan
  • 5
    Android Application to view errors.
  • 4
    Search and filtering
  • 4
    Shows request parameters
  • 2
    Heroku integration
  • 73
    Consolidates similar errors by impact
  • 64
    Centralize error management
  • 63
    Slack integration
  • 58
    Github integration
  • 47
    Usage based pricing
  • 32
    Insane customer support
  • 23
    Instant search
  • 21
    Heroku integration
  • 18
    Consolidate errors by OS
  • 15
    Great Free Plan
  • 15
    Trello integration
  • 13
    Flexible logging (not just exceptions)
  • 11
    Simple yet powerful error tracking tool
  • 9
    Multiple Language Support
  • 7
    Consolidate errors by browser
  • 6
    Easy setup
  • 6
    Query errors with RQL
  • 5
    Deployment tracking is a nice free bonus
  • 5
    Best rails exception handler
  • 5
    Simple and fast integration
  • 5
    Awesome service
  • 4
    Easy setup, friendly ui, demo, lots of integrations
  • 3
    Errors Analysis
  • 3
    Clear and concise information.
  • 3
    Powerful
  • 3
    Beat your users to the error report
  • 3
    Server-side + client-side
  • 2
    Easy integration with sails.js
  • 2
    Bitbucket integration
  • 2
    Mailgun integration
  • 1
    Easy Set up familiar UI that doesn't make you look dumb
  • 1
    Clear errors on deploy or push
  • 1
    Gitlab integration

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Cons of Airbrake
Cons of Rollbar
  • 0
    Rejects error report if non-latin characters exists
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    What is Airbrake?

    Airbrake collects errors for your applications in all major languages and frameworks. We alert you to new errors and give you critical context, trends and details needed to find and fix errors fast.

    What is Rollbar?

    Rollbar is the leading continuous code improvement platform that proactively discovers, predicts, and remediates errors with real-time AI-assisted workflows. With Rollbar, developers continually improve their code and constantly innovate ra

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