Better Uptime vs VictorOps

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VictorOps vs Better Uptime: What are the differences?

VictorOps: We make on-call suck less & help teams to solve problems faster. VictorOps is a real-time incident management platform that combines the power of people and data to embolden DevOps teams so they can handle incidents as they occur and prepare for the next one; Better Uptime: We call the right person on your team when your site goes down. 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.

VictorOps and Better Uptime are primarily classified as "Monitoring Aggregation" and "Website Monitoring" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by VictorOps are:

  • On-call schedule management - easily set up rotations, teams & escalation policies
  • Collaborative problem-solving - get the right eyes on the problem quickly
  • Post-mortem reporting

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

"The transmogrifier is a game changer" is the top reason why over 6 developers like VictorOps, while over 57 developers mention "Incident timeline" as the leading cause for choosing Better Uptime.

According to the StackShare community, Better Uptime has a broader approval, being mentioned in 3 company stacks & 148 developers stacks; compared to VictorOps, which is listed in 31 company stacks and 50 developer stacks.

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Pros of Better Uptime
Pros of VictorOps
  • 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
  • 7
    The transmogrifier is a game changer
  • 6
    Great Team, Great Product
  • 5
    Free tier
  • 3
    Much better than ANY of the alternatives. Todd is GREAT
  • 3
    Great tiered escalation management
  • 2
    Android app with Wear integration
  • 2
    On-call routing and the timeline is brilliant
  • 1
    Awesome Team always updating
  • 1
    Nice UI

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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 VictorOps?

VictorOps is a real-time incident management platform that combines the power of people and data to embolden DevOps teams so they can handle incidents as they occur and prepare for the next one.

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