Kibana vs. Grafana vs. Bosun



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Description

What is Kibana?

Kibana is an open source (Apache Licensed), browser based analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch. Kibana is a snap to setup and start using. Kibana strives to be easy to get started with, while also being flexible and powerful, just like Elasticsearch.

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 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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Pros

Why do developers choose Kibana?
Why do you like Kibana?

Why do developers choose Grafana?
Why do you like Grafana?

Why do developers choose Bosun?
Why do you like Bosun?

Cons

What are the cons of using Kibana?
No Cons submitted yet for Kibana
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What are the cons of using Grafana?
No Cons submitted yet for Grafana
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What are the cons of using Bosun?
No Cons submitted yet for Bosun
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Pricing

How much does Kibana cost?
Kibana Pricing
How much does Grafana cost?
How much does Bosun cost?

Companies

What companies use Kibana?
1009 companies on StackShare use Kibana
What companies use Grafana?
596 companies on StackShare use Grafana
What companies use Bosun?
3 companies on StackShare use Bosun

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kibana?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Kibana
What tools integrate with Grafana?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Grafana
No integrations listed yet

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

  • 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
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system
  • Zabbix - Track, record, alert and visualize performance and availability of IT resources

See all alternatives to Kibana

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