Scout Features

Scout

Server Monitoring built for developers

4.75/5 (4 reviews)

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API
Activity Dashboard
Alerts / Escalation
Alerts/Notifications
Audit Trail
Charting
Chat/Messaging
Collaboration Tools
Communications Management
Dashboard
Dashboard Creation
Diagnostic Tools
Disaster Recovery
Event Logs
FTP Monitoring
Full Transaction Diagnostics
IT Incident Management
Incident Management
Incident Reporting
KPI Monitoring
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Performance Analysis
Prioritization
Real Time Monitoring
Real Time Notifications
Reporting/Analytics
Root Cause Analysis
Server Monitoring
Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management
Trace individual transactions
Uptime Reporting
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API
Activity Dashboard
Alerts / Escalation
Alerts/Notifications
Audit Trail
Charting
Chat/Messaging
Collaboration Tools
Communications Management
Dashboard
Dashboard Creation
Diagnostic Tools
Disaster Recovery
Event Logs
FTP Monitoring
Full Transaction Diagnostics
IT Incident Management
Incident Management
Incident Reporting
KPI Monitoring
Monitoring
Performance Analysis
Prioritization
Real Time Monitoring
Real Time Notifications
Reporting/Analytics
Root Cause Analysis
Server Monitoring
Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management
Trace individual transactions
Uptime Reporting
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Scout Feature Reviews

4 reviewers had the following to say about Scout's features:

Kyle C.

Best APM tool for finding *and fixing* performance bugs in your application code

2017-08-08

Pros

Nice email updates about performance changes day-to-day. Integrates into local apps as well, helping avoid deployment of performance issues.

Cons

The free tier restricts the duration of data access. Makes sense for their business (and I'm glad they even have a free tier), but it does make it tougher to track performance over longer time horizons.

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Ease of use
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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Source: Capterra
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Nicholas R.

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Amazing, easy to use product

2014-10-24

It allows us easily monitor server resources without any hassle.

Pros

- Plugin library to extend functionality - Super functional out of the box - Easy to use - Amazing and friendly support

Cons

- UI could use a face-lift

Source: GetApp
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Mike

very flexible and powerfull

2013-02-06

With a bit of Ruby, I can quickly gather the metrics I need, view them on charts and dashboards, and get alerted when metrics head into bad territory

Source: GetApp
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Casey R.

Should have switched over from New Relic sooner

2019-01-14

We spend less time doing dev / ops and more time coding.

Pros

We're paying ~40% less than we were with New Relic, and Scout has made our dev team more effective, as the most common sources of performance issues are surfaced right on the Scout dashboard, so we don't have to toggle back and forth through countless charts to find the issues.

Cons

That being said, Scout integrates well with Sentry, and using a combination of the two has still been significantly cheaper than New Relic, and I think both Scout and Sentry's solutions are better than New Relic, so for us it was well worth the switch.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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