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Amazon CloudWatch vs Munin: What are the differences?

Developers describe Amazon CloudWatch as "Monitor AWS resources and custom metrics generated by your applications and services". With Amazon CloudWatch, you gain system-wide visibility into resource utilization, application performance, and operational health. Programmatically retrieve your monitoring data, view graphs, and set alarms to help you troubleshoot, spot trends, and take automated action based on the state of your cloud environment. On the other hand, Munin is detailed as "PnP networked resource monitoring tool that can help to answer the what just happened to kill our performance". 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.

Amazon CloudWatch and Munin are primarily classified as "Cloud Monitoring" and "Monitoring" tools respectively.

Munin is an open source tool with 1.31K GitHub stars and 383 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Munin's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Amazon CloudWatch has a broader approval, being mentioned in 721 company stacks & 334 developers stacks; compared to Munin, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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What is Amazon CloudWatch?

It helps you gain system-wide visibility into resource utilization, application performance, and operational health. It retrieve your monitoring data, view graphs to help take automated action based on the state of your cloud environment.

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.
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      What are some alternatives to Amazon CloudWatch and Munin?
      Datadog
      Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!
      Splunk
      Splunk Inc. provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use Splunk to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
      New Relic
      New Relic is the all-in-one web application performance tool that lets you see performance from the end user experience, through servers, and down to the line of application code.
      Prometheus
      Prometheus is a systems and service monitoring system. It collects metrics from configured targets at given intervals, evaluates rule expressions, displays the results, and can trigger alerts if some condition is observed to be true.
      AWS CloudTrail
      With CloudTrail, you can get a history of AWS API calls for your account, including API calls made via the AWS Management Console, AWS SDKs, command line tools, and higher-level AWS services (such as AWS CloudFormation). The AWS API call history produced by CloudTrail enables security analysis, resource change tracking, and compliance auditing. The recorded information includes the identity of the API caller, the time of the API call, the source IP address of the API caller, the request parameters, and the response elements returned by the AWS service.
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      How developers use Amazon CloudWatch and Munin
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      CloudRepo uses Amazon CloudWatchAmazon CloudWatch

      If you have a single server, checking log files is as easy as SSHing to it and viewing logs. When you move to the container world, with many servers, you need a place to aggregate and search through all of your logs. CloudWatch provides us with this and it was trivial to setup.

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      Volkan Özçelik uses Amazon CloudWatchAmazon CloudWatch

      CloudWatch is “on by default” in Amazon. And by just configuring a few alarms you can have a near-zero-cost monitoring service of your own.

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      Bùi Thanh uses Amazon CloudWatchAmazon CloudWatch
      • Collect metrics for Grafana.
      • Alerts for AutoScale.
      • Centralized-logging: rds, ec2, app logs with CloudWatch Log
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      Promethean TV uses Amazon CloudWatchAmazon CloudWatch

      CloudWatch is used to monitor various aspects of our production infrastructure deployed at Amazon.

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      Banyan uses Amazon CloudWatchAmazon CloudWatch

      CloudWatch is used to monitor our servers on AWS including our EC2, RDS and ElastiCache.

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