Looking for a CloudWatch RUM alternative?
Compare Panelbear vs CloudWatch RUM
Amazon CloudWatch Real-User Monitoring (RUM) is an offering from AWS to measure the end user performance for your web application. Panelbear is easy to use, blazingly fast and packed with useful features.
What makes Panelbear a great CloudWatch RUM alternative
Here are some of the reasons why 2,500+ websites use Panelbear:
Simple and easy to use
Deliver a great experience on your website. Panelbear gives you real time traffic insights in a simple and easy to use dashboard. That way you can monitor your website's most important metrics to understand what works and what doesn't.
Metrics for modern websites
|Cost||Free up to 1,000 monthly pageviews, then $29 / month||No free tier available. $1 per 100k "data items"|
|Data freshness||Real time - up to 1 minute||Near real time - unspecified processing time|
|Data retention||24 months||30 days|
|Easy of use||Simple||Advanced|
|Metric filtering & comparison||All: countries, browsers, devices, referrers, UTMs, and more||Limited: just browsers and devices|
|Cookie free||✔||Can be optionally disabled|
|Page load time||✔||✔|
|Real time alerts||✔||✔|
|Core Web Vitals||Coming soon!||✔|
|Integrations||Email, Slack, Discord||Email and rest of AWS products|
|Load time impact on your site||None, loads in the background||None, loads in the background|
|Script size||Lightweight (<5 kB)||30.51 kB|
|CO₂ removal||Contributes 1% of all subscription revenue||No|
|Support||Email, Chat||Email or as part of your AWS plan|
You can read more about CloudWatch RUM here.