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Web app error tracking startup Exceptional has acquired fellow error tracking application and competitor, Airbrake, from web design and development company thoughtbot. Financial terms of the acquisition were not released.

Simply put, Airbrake tracks errors in web apps. The app will collects errors generated by a variety of applications, and aggregates the results for review by developers. Airbrake’s service is used by a number of high-profile companies including Groupon, eBay Square and AT&T.

Together, the two companies have tracked over 5 billion errors since 2008. With a combined 75,000 customer base and counting, these two error handling companies handle over 30,000 reports per minute.