TrueSight Pulse Reviews

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Andrew Kawczynski | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 14, 2018

TrueSight Metrics Meets Meters Magnificently

Score 9 out of 10
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My company as a whole is fairly large. I however am the systems administrator of a smaller portion of the company, called the Remote Operations Center. I have been using TrueSight Pulse for the past 2 years to monitor my server health on the servers that support some critical systems. It is a great tool to have, as I always have access to the interface to see the graphs and usage that my servers resources are using. I like the email alert feature as well as it allows me to get notified if any resources are high.
  • I always have access to the interface to see the graphs and usage that my servers resources are using.
  • I like the email alert feature as it allows me to get notified if any resources, CPU, disk, memory, etc are reaching threshold levels.
  • I like the ability to add different meters and being able to adjust the notifications within the UI.
  • The interface is functional and adaptable but I kind of wish it looked like its predecessor Patrol Monitor.
  • It is somewhat hard to understand the integrations into the UI.
  • Hoping for more metric choices.
Well suited when server monitoring, not well suited for non system administrators. Need to have server knowledge to get full understanding of product.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 14, 2018

A simple cloud hosted solution for time series data

Score 7 out of 10
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We use Pulse for performance and availability monitoring across all of our servers that demand real-time monitoring. Pulse is used primarily by our NOC to review current load as well as historical loads.
  • Real-time high-resolution metric monitoring. Data can be collected and viewed at 1-second resolution.
  • Visualization of line charts
  • Cloud hosted
  • Pulse lacks the ability to have multi-level filters for viewing data. You can only build a dashboard containing particular metrics then you can change what instances are displayed on those charts. It would be nice to be able to have dropdowns to select categories of instances within other categories. It would also be nice to have instances of metrics (i.e. % processor time for processor 1, 2, 3, 4, etc rather than the current single % processor time). The only way to do this right now is to create 1 metric per instance (i.e. % processor time.1, % processor time.2, % processor time.3, etc).
  • Alarms can only be built at a single severity level. Alarm configuration is pretty limited.
  • User permissions are lacking. There are 'user' and 'admin' permission levels, but that is it. There is no way to define permissions based upon particular actions (like creating dashboards, or creating metrics). You're just either an 'admin' or you're not an 'admin'.
Pulse is great for people that want a cloud hosted platform for monitoring time series data. You can post as many metrics as often as you want into Pulse. Pulse is also great for basic alerting functionality.
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About TrueSight Pulse

TrueSight Pulse is a SaaS solution for real-time infrastructure monitoring of web-scale applications built in the cloud or on-premise servers. The vendor says their ultra-lightweight meter (<1% CPU) requires no code, has almost no latency and offers true one-second monitoring, visualization and alerting. TrueSight Pulse is language and technology agnostic and supports public and private clouds, VMs or physical servers. Users can alert on any metric and customize dashboards. Pulse supports full AWS integration and has a robust, well-documented API. The vendor says deployment is so easy that users can start seeing live data in less than 2 minutes from when they first sign up.

TrueSight Pulse Features

Has featureOne second monitoring, visualization and alerting
Has featureFull AWS integration
Has feature40+ plugins including Chef, Puppet, Docker, PagerDuty
Has featureCustom metrics and dashboards

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TrueSight Pulse Integrations

Apache Web Server, Amazon CloudWatch, Cassandra, CouchDB, Docker, Elasticsearch, HBase, MongoDB, MySQL, NGINX, PostgreSQL, Redis, Chef, Campfire, CA Flowdock, HipChat, PagerDuty, Slack, VictorOps, HAProxy, OpsGenie, xMatters, Puppet Enterprise (formerly Puppet Data Center Automation), Forkrate, Kafka, Litespeed, RabbitMQ

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  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Has featureFree or Freemium Version Available?Yes
  • Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
  • Entry-level set up fee?No
EditionPricing DetailsTerms

Pricing reflect discount for annual subscription. Month to month pricing is $12 for Standard, $15 for Advanced

TrueSight Pulse Support Options

 Free VersionPaid Version
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TrueSight Pulse Technical Details

Deployment Types:SaaS
Operating Systems: Unspecified
Mobile Application:No
Supported Countries:US, CA, EMEA, LatAm, APAC
Supported Languages: English