Pingdom vs StatusPage.io: What are the differences?
What is 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.
What is StatusPage.io? Build trust with every incident: Real-time status and incident communication. The #1 status and incident communication tool. Use Statuspage to build trust with every incident.
Pingdom can be classified as a tool in the "Website Monitoring" category, while StatusPage.io is grouped under "Status Page Hosting".
Some of the features offered by Pingdom are:
- Uptime & Response time reports
- Multi-step transaction monitoring
- Email, text & twitter alerts
On the other hand, StatusPage.io provides the following key features:
- Incidents During Service Disruptions- Active incidents are prominently displayed at the top of your page for your visitors to see right when they arrive, and they can subscribe to further updates via email or SMS.
- Status For Individual Architecture Pieces- Modern systems are made up of many different functional pieces, and listing each piece separately helps you further communicate the status of your infrastructure. Each component can be listed as Operational, Degraded Performance, Partial Outage, or Major Outage.
- Scheduled Maintenance- proactively reach out to customers via Scheduled Maintenance to avoid the email rage while you're busy getting the servers back on their feet.
"Simple and reliable" is the primary reason why developers consider Pingdom over the competitors, whereas "Easy downtime notifications" was stated as the key factor in picking StatusPage.io.
According to the StackShare community, Pingdom has a broader approval, being mentioned in 864 company stacks & 219 developers stacks; compared to StatusPage.io, which is listed in 142 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.
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