Definition: What is Uptime.com?
Uptime.com is a website monitoring solution that is primarily focused on Uptime monitoring. It is designed to help website owners quickly understand whether or not their website is running or not. In addition to uptime, users can also gather insight from API checks, transaction checks, page speed checks, and real user monitoring.
Uptime.com Key Features
- Uptime Monitoring – Sends alerts to users when websites, networks, and email servers go down.
- Transaction Checks – Mimics interactions with websites to test flows and forms
- API Checks – Performs API checks against REST API endpoints
- Page speed checks – Checks the load speed of websites and provides a daily report
- Real user monitoring – Uses real user data to check load times, errors, and performance
What is Uptime.com used for?
Uptime.com is primarily used for performing simple uptime checks against websites, networks, and email servers.
How does Uptime.com compare to Sematext?
Sematext offers everything that Uptime.com offers and more. A single HTTP monitor from Sematext covers uptime, API, and page speed checks, whereas a “Basic” check from Uptime.com covers uptime checks, and you get a small allowance for API and page speed checks. Just like uptime.com, Sematext also offers Real User Monitoring. Unlike Uptime.com, Sematext offers Log Management and Infrastructure Monitoring.
How much does Uptime.com cost?
Uptime.com offers 4 pricing options, and each comes with the option to pay monthly or annually. The Starter plan is $20 per month and comes with 20 uptime checks, 1 transaction check, and 1 API check.
The Essential plan starts at $67 per month and comes with 40 uptime checks, 2 transaction checks, 3 API checks, and 1 page speed check. This is the first plan that offers RUM starting with 200,000 page-views.
The Premium plan starts at $379 per month and comes with 200 uptime checks, 12 transaction checks, 20 API checks, and 5 page speed checks. This plan also includes 1.5 million page-views for RUM.
Lastly, the Custom plan starts at $599 per month, and doesn’t offer and specifics. It’s a completely custom plan that is tailored to what the user needs.