Kiali vs Blueflood: What are the differences?
Kiali: Service mesh observability and configuration. It is an observability console for Istio with service mesh configuration capabilities. It helps you to understand the structure of your service mesh by inferring the topology, and also provides the health of your mesh; Blueflood: A distributed system designed to ingest and process time series data. It is a high throughput, low latency, multi-tenant distributed metric processing system behind Rackspace Metrics, which is currently used in production by the Rackspace Monitoring team and Rackspace Public Cloud team to store metrics generated by their systems.
Kiali and Blueflood belong to "Monitoring Tools" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Kiali are:
- Weighted Routing Wizard
- Matching Routing Wizard
- Suspend Traffic Wizard
On the other hand, Blueflood provides the following key features:
Blueflood is an open source tool with 591 GitHub stars and 94 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Blueflood's open source repository on GitHub.