Grafana vs. Nagios vs. Bosun



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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 Nagios?

Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.

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 Grafana?
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Why do developers choose Nagios?
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Why do developers choose Bosun?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Grafana?
No Cons submitted yet for Grafana
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What are the cons of using Nagios?
No Cons submitted yet for Nagios
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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 Grafana cost?
How much does Nagios cost?
How much does Bosun cost?

Companies

What companies use Grafana?
591 companies on StackShare use Grafana
What companies use Nagios?
216 companies on StackShare use Nagios
What companies use Bosun?
3 companies on StackShare use Bosun

Integrations

What tools integrate with Grafana?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Grafana
What tools integrate with Nagios?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Nagios
No integrations listed yet

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

  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • Prometheus - An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system
  • Zabbix - Track, record, alert and visualize performance and availability of IT resources

See all alternatives to Grafana

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