Bosun vs. Grafana vs. Prometheus



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Description

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.

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 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.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Grafana?
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Why do developers choose Prometheus?
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Cons

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

How much does Bosun cost?
How much does Grafana cost?
How much does Prometheus cost?

Companies

What companies use Bosun?
3 companies on StackShare use Bosun
What companies use Grafana?
560 companies on StackShare use Grafana
What companies use Prometheus?
232 companies on StackShare use Prometheus

Integrations

No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Grafana?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Grafana
What tools integrate with Prometheus?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus

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

  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • Nagios - Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system
  • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation

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