10,000 foot view of various Service Status Software

Analysis on some open source service status projects I’ve stumbled upon over time:

https://cachethq.io/

  1. Really nice looking interface, easy to understand
  2. Good use of graphs
  3. Good list of customers
  4. Using PHP which makes it really portable

http://www.stashboard.org/

  1. Very nice interface
  2. Lacks some graphical displays
  3. Runs on Google app engine
  4. API is restful

http://dashingdemo.herokuapp.com/sample

  1. Beautiful UI
  2. Interactive
  3. Contains probably more than you’d need for service status

http://williamdurand.fr/2012/01/16/services-status-dashboard/

  1. Really like the UI
  2. Limited functionality

https://status.github.com/

  1. I don’t think it’s truly open source
  2. Good graphs
  3. Nice response rate data

http://demo.system-status-dashboard.com/

  1. Nice layout
  2. Integration to incidents is good
  3. Ability to scroll over time is a cool feature
  4. A bit of a cluttered interface

http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/status/

  1. I love the global map
  2. Simple clean interface
  3. Single icon on status is cool
  4. Refresh ability is really nice

https://dev.twitter.com/overview/status

  1. Simple and clean

https://status.heroku.com/

  1. A very different interface
  2. Good production and non-prod breakdown
  3. Good history

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