Healthchecks.io Compared to Cronitor

Cronitor is another popular cron job and periodic task monitoring service. In addition to cron job monitoring, Cronitor also offers active website uptime monitoring and hosted status pages. Here's the summary of the main differences between Healthchecks.io and Cronitor.

Business Stats Healthchecks.io Cronitor
Business registered in πŸ‡±πŸ‡» Latvia (EU) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ USA
Servers hosted in πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Germany (EU) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ USA
Team size 1 3
Founded in 2015 2014
Pricing Healthchecks.io
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Cronitor
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Number of checks (monitors) in the free plan 20 5
Number of checks (monitors) when paying $20/mo 100 15
Discounts for open-source and nonprofits –
Self-hosting possible (open-source) –
Monitoring Features Healthchecks.io Cronitor
Supports "started" events
Supports "failed" events
Can report simple metrics (exit code) (exit code, count, duration, error_count)
Captures and stores request body data (up to 100KB) (only with cronitor-cli)
Log of received events 100 entries (free)
1000 entries (paid)
40 entries
Ping via email
Email filtering using keywords (keywords not configurable)
Disable alerts (per check) (per monitor, group, environment)
Reports weekly, monthly daily, weekly, monthly
Repeated reminders when jobs down (email only)
API
Prometheus metrics endpoint –
Has first-party CLI tool –
Has first-party client SDKs –
Automatically imports crontab –
Website uptime monitoring –
Public status pages – ($25 per page)
User Management Healthchecks.io Cronitor
Sub-accounts (projects) –
Team access ($5/user)
2FA using TOTP –
2FA using WebAuthn –
SAML SSO – ($5/user)
User roles
  • owner
  • manager
  • user
  • read-only
  • admin
  • user
  • read-only
Notification Methods Healthchecks.io Cronitor
Email
Webhooks (only GET requests)
Discord –
LINE Notify –
Matrix –
Mattermost –
Microsoft Teams
OpsGenie (paid plans only)
PagerDuty (paid plans only)
PagerTree –
Phone calls (paid plans only) –
Pushbullet –
Pushover –
Signal –
Slack
SMS (paid plans only) (paid plans only)
Spike.sh –
Telegram
Trello –
Splunk On-Call (paid plans only)
WhatsApp (paid plans only) –
Zulip –

Last updated: June 27, 2022.

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