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Description

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 Nagios?

Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose Prometheus?
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Why do developers choose Nagios?
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Why do developers choose Bosun?
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Cons

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

What companies use Prometheus?
160 companies on StackShare use Prometheus
What companies use Nagios?
171 companies on StackShare use Nagios
What companies use Bosun?
3 companies on StackShare use Bosun

Integrations

What tools integrate with Prometheus?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus
What tools integrate with Nagios?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Nagios
No integrations listed yet

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

  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system
  • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation

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