What is Munin?
Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work.
Munin is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
Munin is an open source tool with 1.5K GitHub stars and 416 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Munin's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Munin?
22 companies reportedly use Munin in their tech stacks, including VuMedi, Walls.io, and HOT PEPPER Beauty.
46 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Munin.
Pros of Munin
Adheres to traditional Linux standards
Alerts can trigger any command line program
Extremely fast to install
Easy to write custom plugins
Munin Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Munin?
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