Server monitoring online services

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2015-03-17 16:43:11

Compare the online services to help you monitor your web servers. It allows you to be alerted when your server "goes down" or in case of serious performance issues.

There is three domains of features for server monitoring services:

  • Monitoring features: which tests they can perform (HTTP, PING, SSH...)
  • Notifications features: How errors are notified (email, SMS, phone call...)
  • Reports: Some services keep track of every tests with metrics and provide you reports so that you can follow your server performances
Are My Sites UpHost TrackerMonitisMontasticPingdomSite24x7
Websitehttp://aremysitesup.com/http://host-tracker.com/http://monitis.com/http://www.montastic.com/https://www.pingdom.com/https://www.site24x7.com
Pricing
Free plan- 15-day free trialYes- 15-day free trialYes- 30-day free trialYes
Pricefrom $8/monthfrom $4.99/monthfrom $5/month custom plansfrom $5/monthfrom $9.95/monthfrom $1/month custom plans
Monitoring
HTTPYesYesYesYesYesYes
Content checkYes keywordsYesYes keywordsYes keywordYes
HTTPSYesYesYesYesYesYes
PINGYesNoYesYes
SSHNoNoYesNoYes
IMAPNoNoYesNoYes
POPNoNoYesNoYes
SIPNoNoYesNo
DNSNoNoYesNoYes
MySQLNoNoYesNo
Transaction testingYesYes
# monitoring locations2820 internationals2 "several" US based60 internationals40 +
Minimal test period1 min1 min1 min5 min1 min
IPv6 support
Notifications
Email alertsYesYesYesYesYesYes
SMS AlertsYesYesYesNoYesYes
Phone call AlertsYesNoYesNoNoYes
Twitter alertsYesYes
HTTP POST to trigger an actionYesNoNoNoNo
Reports
Daily reportsYes
Weekly reportYesYes
Monthly reportsYes
Custom reports
Other
Mobile appsYesYesYes
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Last update2013-07-04 23:23:422013-07-04 23:47:022015-03-17 16:43:112013-07-04 23:47:022014-11-03 00:13:102013-07-04 23:47:02
Websitehttp://aremysitesup.com/http://host-tracker.com/http://monitis.com/http://www.montastic.com/https://www.pingdom.com/https://www.site24x7.com
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  • Compare online server monitoring services: Are My Sites Up vs Host Tracker vs Monitis vs Montastic vs Pingdom
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Comments

  • voted for Pingdom (Like)
    Using them happily since years
    Posted 2014-11-03 00:12:58 by tolleiv
  • Good work has been done by you as you have offered a real chart to compare the monitoring tools. It is much better to see their advatanges and disadvantages. I am using Anturis, but I am happy to know that there are other options.
    Posted 2013-07-09 14:30:48 by barryherne
  • voted for this Comparison (Like)
    Posted 2013-07-04 23:22:37 by Seralo

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