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Description

What is Grafana?

Grafana is a general purpose dashboard and graph composer. It's focused on providing rich ways to visualize time series metrics, mainly though graphs but supports other ways to visualize data through a pluggable panel architecture. It currently has rich support for for Graphite, InfluxDB and OpenTSDB. But supports other data sources via plugins.

What is Graphite?

Graphite does two things: 1) Store numeric time-series data and 2) Render graphs of this data on demand

What is Bosun?

Bosun is an open-source, MIT licensed, monitoring and alerting system by Stack Exchange. It has an expressive domain specific language for evaluating alerts and creating detailed notifications. It also lets you test your alerts against history for a faster development experience.

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    Cons

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    What are the cons of using Graphite?
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    What are the cons of using Bosun?
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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Grafana?
    385 companies on StackShare use Grafana
    What companies use Graphite?
    93 companies on StackShare use Graphite
    What companies use Bosun?
    3 companies on StackShare use Bosun

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Grafana?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Grafana
    What tools integrate with Graphite?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Graphite
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Grafana, Graphite, and Bosun?

    • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
    • Prometheus - An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud
    • Nagios - Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services
    • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation

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