Alerta vs Checkmk: What are the differences?
Alerta: A tool used to consolidate and duplicate alerts from multiple sources for quick 'at-a-glance' visualisation. It combines a JSON API server for receiving, processing and rendering alerts with a simple, yet effective Alerta Web UI and command-line tool; Checkmk: A tool for Infrastructure & Application Monitoring. It is a software developed for IT Infrastructure monitoring. It is used for the monitoring of servers, applications, networks, cloud infrastructures, containers, storage, databases and environment sensors.
Alerta and Checkmk can be primarily classified as "Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by Alerta are:
- Supports SQL
- Flexible alert format
- De-duplication and simple correlation
On the other hand, Checkmk provides the following key features:
- State-based monitoring
- Log- and event-based monitoring
- Graphing and analytics