Grafana vs. Prometheus 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 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.

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350 Companies Using Grafana
149 Companies Using Prometheus
3 Companies Using Bosun

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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

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