Graphite vs. StatsD vs. Bosun

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Description

What is Graphite?

Graphite does two things: 1) Store numeric time-series data and 2) Render graphs of this data on demand

What is StatsD?

StatsD is a front-end proxy for the Graphite/Carbon metrics server, originally written by Etsy's Erik Kastner. StatsD is a network daemon that runs on the Node.js platform and listens for statistics, like counters and timers, sent over UDP and sends aggregates to one or more pluggable backend services (e.g., Graphite).

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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Cons

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

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Companies

What companies use Graphite?
93 companies on StackShare use Graphite
What companies use StatsD?
68 companies on StackShare use StatsD
What companies use Bosun?
3 companies on StackShare use Bosun

Integrations

What tools integrate with Graphite?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Graphite
What tools integrate with StatsD?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with StatsD
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Graphite, StatsD, and Bosun?

  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor
  • Prometheus - An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud
  • Nagios - Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services

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