Glowroot VS Metrics

Compare Glowroot vs Metrics and see what are their differences.


Easy to use, very low overhead, Java APM (by glowroot)


:chart_with_upwards_trend: Capturing JVM- and application-level metrics. So you know what's going on. (by dropwizard)
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Glowroot Metrics
2 2
1,137 7,758
1.6% 0.2%
8.9 7.7
23 days ago 6 days ago
Java Java
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Glowroot. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-07-28.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Metrics. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-24.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Glowroot and Metrics you can also consider the following projects:

prometheus - The Prometheus monitoring system and time series database.

JavaMelody - JavaMelody : monitoring of JavaEE applications

Pinpoint - APM, (Application Performance Management) tool for large-scale distributed systems.

Kamon - Distributed Tracing, Metrics and Context Propagation for applications running on the JVM

Stagemonitor - an open source solution to application performance monitoring for java server applications

skywalking - APM, Application Performance Monitoring System

inspectIT - inspectIT is the leading Open Source APM (Application Performance Management) tool for analyzing your Java (EE) applications.

Jolokia - JMX on Capsaicin

jmxtrans - jmxtrans