Pricing

Prices in:

ProfilerSaas

29€/month

billed yearly

Select

Profile your application in dev & prod and get optimization recommendations.

Features

Single user

  • 30 days data retention
  • Single user environment
  • Unlimited # of machines
  • Unlimited profiles
  • Public profiles sharing

PremiumSaas

99€/month

billed yearly or 129€ monthly

Select

Automate performance testing and collaborate with a team.

Profiler Features +

Organization usage

  • 1 environment, 3 members
  • 30 days data retention
  • Unlimited # of machines

EnterpriseSaas

289€/month

billed yearly or 349€ monthly

Select

Integrate continuous performance management with all of your tools, for all of your developers.

Premium Features +

Organization usage

  • 3 environments, 5 members
  • 90 days data retention
  • Unlimited # of machines

Add-ons

Monitoring

Monitor your applications, get accurate metrics and actionable insights from your production site. Start a new subscription or upgrade your current one. Blackfire Monitoring currently supports PHP 7 and higher on Linux, BSD, macOS, and Windows (via Windows Subsystem for Linux). Python support is in Beta.

Security Add-On

Get Security recommendations and make sure you never deploy code with known vulnerabilities to production! Are you sure your dependencies are bullet-proof? Blackfire will tell you. Simply add it to your subscription.

Quality Add-On

Get Quality recommendations and make sure you are using an optimized configuration in production! For instance, check that your php.ini file and the cache settings are optimal! Simply add it to your subscription.

Debug Add-On

Get advanced profiling data to ease debugging PHP code and SQL queries. The Debug Add-on is built to let developers disable pruning and anonymization for specific requests. Simply add it to your subscription.

Blackfire for Magento

Get Magento-specific metrics & recommendations with our special Magento add-on! Simply add it to your subscription.

Features availability per supported language

PHP
Python
Go
Monitoring
Linux, BSD, macOSPHP 7 and HigherBeta
No
Windowsvia WSL
No
No
Profiling dimensions
Wall-Time
Yes
Yes
No
CPU
Yes
Yes
Yes
IO
Yes
Yes
No
Memory
Yes
Yes
Yes
Network Usage Per-Function
Yes
No
No
SQL Requests
Yes
Yes
Not yet
HTTP Requests
Yes
Yes
Not yet
Profiling Methods
Profile from Browser
Yes
Yes
No
Profile from CLI
Yes
Yes
Yes
Visualization
Callgraph
Yes
Yes
Yes
Timeline
Yes
Yes
No
Distributed analysis
Distributed profiling
Yes
Yes
Yes
Performance Testing
Blackfire Player
Yes
Yes
Not yet
Builds
Yes
Yes
Not yet
Custom assertions
Yes
Yes
Not yet
Scenarios
Yes
Yes
Not yet
Custom Metrics
Yes
Yes
Not yet
Add-Ons
Security Add-On
Yes
No
No
Quality Add-On
Yes
No
No
Debug Add-On
Yes
No
No
SDK
Probe Control API
Yes
Yes
Yes
Add Marker to Timeline
Yes
Yes
No

Frequently Asked Questions

Which payment methods do you accept?

Payments are managed by Recurly, which accepts most credit cards. We also accept money transfers for yearly Enterprise subscriptions - contact us if you're interested.

What if I don't have Euros or US Dollars?

Provided you have an international card (Visa, MasterCard, etc.), your bank will make the conversion for you.

Are taxes included in the prices above?

Prices are excluding taxes. In some cases, VAT may be added to your bill and the total amount charged, according to your country of residence's VAT rate on digital products and services.

Is there a free version for students?

Yes! We are thrilled to partner with GitHub Education and offer a free Profiler subscription via the GitHub Student Developer Pack to eligible students, schools and universities.
Read more about this.

How is Blackfire Monitoring priced?

Blackfire Monitoring is currently available only to Premium and Enterprise subscribers. It is priced per Traces Quota. It starts at 1 million traces per month and increments per million traces per month.

One trace is one PHP request which has been monitored by Blackfire. You can configure a sample rate, from 0% to 100%, to determine how many requests you would like to monitor. That sample rate can be configured separately for each environment. You can change that sample rate as many times as you need to control your quota consumption.

Such subscriptions can be billed only monthly and will sunset when the Monitoring features reach general availability. They will be replaced by a new subscription model.

Blackfire Monitoring offers an 8 weeks retention period.

What are Organizations in Blackfire?

Organizations enable a team of developers to subscribe together to the Premium or Enterprise Editions. Creating an organization is mandatory for such subscriptions, and for the Premium trial. Canceling Organization subscriptions may result in some data loss (Profiles, builds,...).

What Network information is gathered?

The PHP probe gathers cost information about HTTP queries made through cURL. HTTP calls made through file_get_contents() are handled when using Guzzle or Buzz. More extensive support is coming soon. To prevent any leak of confidential data, URL parameters are removed before they ever hit blackfire.io's servers. The probe also gathers the number of bytes that go in and out of the PHP stream layer or cURL extension. This includes e.g. all network calls made using the socket or stream API (file_get_content, fgets...), the curl extension, or the mysqlnd driver.

What SQL information is gathered?

The PHP probe gathers cost information about any SQL queries made using the PDO abstraction layer. Other drivers (mysql, mysqli, pgsql, oci8) are supported, too. To prevent any leak of confidential data, SQL parameters are removed before they ever hit blackfire.io's servers.

What is timeline visualization?

The timeline visualizationshows individual function calls in a time-oriented way.

What is an Environment?

Environments allow you to give profiling access to a group of people on the same app, server, or cluster of servers.

There are many options to configure environments, depending on your needs, workflows, and current tooling.
Read more in the documentation.

What are Assertions?

Blackfire provides a way to define performance assertions in a.blackfire.yaml file that you store alongside your code. Assertions allow configuring absolute and relative thresholds to determine if a profile meets your performance criteria.

What is Distributed Profiling?

Blackfire supports profiling micro-services out-of-the-box. The Distributed Profiling feature enables to profile an HTTP request and propagate profiling to all sub-requests served by a PHP server on which Blackfire is installed.
Read more in the documentation.

What are Recommendations?

Any time you profile your code, Blackfire detects issues according to best practices defined by our performance experts. Resolution recommendations are shown on each corresponding profile, and are fully documented so that you can understand exactly why we recommend such a best practice, how to fix the issue, and how to add a non-regression test in your .blackfire.yaml.

What are Builds?

Build reports are the result of running scenarios; they are environment-specific, they need to be defined on the Blackfire.io Environment page. Builds can be started periodically, using the API or one of the integrations (Platform.sh...).

What are Notification Channels?

Notification Channels are used whenever a scenario is completed and a report is available; as they are environment-specific, they need to be defined on the Blackfire.io Environment page. Notification Channels are webhooks, e-mails, or native integrations with third party services (such as GitHub, Slack, ...).

Is there any profile request limit?

For regular usages, you should never hit our generous 1,000 profiles per day per user.

Is there any builds request limit?

For regular usages, you should never hit our generous 350 builds per day per user.

Profiling on production servers or development computers

Blackfire can be used to profile code anywhere: development, test, staging, or production.