Dashbird vs. AWS CloudWatch

At this moment, billions of people are rushing to the internet for work, entertainment, shopping – everything, really. It’s great that we developed this virtual world and can keep the lights on, despite what’s happening outside.

On the other hand, cloud systems and developers are under pressure to meet an unparalleled demand. At Dashbird, we have always thought developers deserve the most efficient tools to discover and resolve issues in order to keep cloud apps running smoothly.

For applications running on AWS, CloudWatch might have been enough so far. In our research, though, we identified that teams relying solely on CloudWatch tend to lag behind on issue discovery and resolution time.

We have compiled this feature comparison list between Dashbird and AWS CloudWatch to help you decide on the most efficient tool for your specific needs:

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Introducing easy custom event monitoring for serverless applications.

Today we are excited to announce scheduled searches – a new feature on Dashbird that allows you to track any log event across your stack, turn it into time-series metric and also configure alert notifications based on it.

Why and How to Monitor Amazon OpenSearch Service

One of the most vital aspects to monitor is the metrics. You should know how your cluster performs and if it can keep up with the traffic. Learn more about monitoring Amazon OpenSearch Service.

Why and How to Monitor AWS Elastic Load Balancing

Dashbird recently added support for ELB, so now you can keep track of your load balancers in one central place. It comes with all the information you expect from AWS monitoring services and more!

Made by developers for developers

Dashbird was born out of our own need for an enhanced serverless debugging and monitoring tool, and we take pride in being developers.

What our customers say

Dashbird gives us a simple and easy to use tool to have peace of mind and know that all of our Serverless functions are running correctly. We are instantly aware now if there’s a problem. We love the fact that we have enough information in the Slack notification itself to take appropriate action immediately and know exactly where the issue occurred.

Thanks to Dashbird the time to discover the occurrence of an issue reduced from 2-4 hours to a matter of seconds or minutes. It also means that hundreds of dollars are saved every month.

Great onboarding: it takes just a couple of minutes to connect an AWS account to an organization in Dashbird. The UI is clean and gives a good overview of what is happening with the Lambdas and API Gateways in the account.

I mean, it is just extremely time-saving. It’s so efficient! I don’t think it’s an exaggeration or dramatic to say that Dashbird has been a lifesaver for us.

Dashbird provides an easier interface to monitor and debug problems with our Lambdas. Relevant logs are simple to find and view. Dashbird’s support has been good, and they take product suggestions with grace.

Great UI. Easy to navigate through CloudWatch logs. Simple setup.

Dashbird helped us refine the size of our Lambdas, resulting in significantly reduced costs. We have Dashbird alert us in seconds via email when any of our functions behaves abnormally. Their app immediately makes the cause and severity of errors obvious.