Grafana vs. Prometheus vs. Bosun

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools


Favorites

83

Favorites

97

Favorites

11

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • -
  • 476
  • 1.3K
  • -
  • 354
  • 1.07K
  • -
  • 142
  • 70

GitHub Stats

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 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.

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.

Pros

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

    Why do developers choose Prometheus?
    Why do you like Prometheus?

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

    Cons

    What are the cons of using Grafana?
    No Cons submitted yet for Grafana
    Downsides of Grafana?

    What are the cons of using Prometheus?
    Downsides of Prometheus?

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

    Pricing

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

    Companies

    What companies use Grafana?
    384 companies on StackShare use Grafana
    What companies use Prometheus?
    159 companies on StackShare use Prometheus
    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 Prometheus?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus
    No integrations listed yet

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

    • 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

    See all alternatives to Grafana

    Latest News

    Locust Monitoring with Grafana in Just 15 Minutes
    Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5: QAN in Grafan...
    Grafana vs. Kibana: How to Get the Most Out of Your ...
    Better autoscaling with Prometheus and the Kubernete...
    Introducing Tectonic 1.8 and the first Open Cloud Se...
    Monitoring Your Asynchronous Python Web Applications...


    Interest Over Time


    Get help choosing one of these