Boundary vs Scout: What are the differences?
Developers describe Boundary as "Real-time monitoring for server and applications with beatiful UI". Monitor it all: web servers, load balancers, application back-ends, big data clusters, queues, caching nodes, or databases. Boundary provides insights no matter what stack you use, whether you deploy in the cloud or your data center. On the other hand, Scout is detailed as "Application Monitoring that Developers Love". Scout is application monitoring that points developers right to the source of problems: N+1 database queries, memory bloat, performance trends, and more Scout eliminates much of the investigation part when performance woes occur. .
Boundary and Scout belong to "Performance Monitoring" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Boundary are:
- Monitor Servers and Applications in real-time
- Generate Alarms
- Customizable Dashboards
On the other hand, Scout provides the following key features:
- Monitors Ruby & Elixir apps with more languages to come
- Easy install
- Detailed transaction traces
"Great Visualization" is the top reason why over 2 developers like Boundary, while over 9 developers mention "Easy setup" as the leading cause for choosing Scout.