Better Uptime vs Pingdom

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Pingdom vs Better Uptime: What are the differences?

Pingdom: Uptime and performance monitoring made easy. 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; Better Uptime: Beautiful uptime monitoring with phone calls and on-call scheduling. Reliable uptime monitoring and incident management that just works. Get notified instantly when an incident happens with a phone call, text, email, Slack message, and any other notification. Schedule on-call duties from your favorite calendar app and get useful debug info with every alert.

Pingdom and Better Uptime can be primarily classified as "Website Monitoring" tools.

Some of the features offered by Pingdom are:

  • Uptime & Response time reports
  • Multi-step transaction monitoring
  • Email, text & twitter alerts

On the other hand, Better Uptime provides the following key features:

  • Uptime monitoring — get a phone call, text, and email when your website goes down
  • Sub-minute and multi-location checks — sampling interval of 30 seconds from multiple locations ensures you get notified quickly
  • 2,000+ Integrations — integrate with thousands of apps you already use like Heroku, Datadog, Grafana, Slack, and PagerDuty
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Pros of Better Uptime
Pros of Pingdom
  • 58
    Incident timeline
  • 44
    Error page screenshots
  • 37
    Slack integration
  • 30
    On-call duty scheduling
  • 24
    Very reliable
  • 20
    Phone call alerts
  • 20
    Detailed reports
  • 19
    Easy setup
  • 15
    Calendar integration
  • 13
    Multi-location checks
  • 9
    Intuitive UX
  • 8
    Heroku integration
  • 7
    Status pages
  • 5
    Easy to use
  • 1
    Free tier
  • 224
    Simple and reliable
  • 103
    Monitoring your websites
  • 75
    Easy to use dashboard
  • 65
    Email, text & twitter alerts
  • 43
    Free tier
  • 23
    Performance data
  • 14
    Detailed Reports
  • 11
    Email Reports
  • 9
    Mobile App
  • 9
    Root Cause Analysis
  • 1
    30-day risk free trial
  • 1
    Easy setup
  • 1
    IOS app

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Cons of Better Uptime
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      UI is incredibly complicated
    • 3
      Expensive
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      Hard to set up alerts properly

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    What is Better Uptime?

    Better Uptime is a radically better infrastructure monitoring platform that calls the right person on your team if anything goes wrong. Schedule on-call duties, receive helpful alerts, and collaborate on solving incidents faster than ever.

    What is Pingdom?

    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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