Grafana vs. Sensu 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 Sensu?

A monitoring framework that aims to be simple, malleable, and scalable. Essentially, Sensu takes the results of “check” scripts run across many systems, and if certain conditions are met; passes their information to one or more “handlers”. Checks are used, for example, to determine if a service like Apache is up or down.

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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Companies

351 Companies Using Grafana
29 Companies Using Sensu
3 Companies Using Bosun

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

  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • Nagios - Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services
  • Prometheus - An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system

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