Grafana vs. Sensu vs. Cacti



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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 Cacti?

Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool's data storage and graphing functionality. Cacti provides a fast poller, advanced graph templating, multiple data acquisition methods, and user management features out of the box.

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Companies

What companies use Grafana?
542 companies on StackShare use Grafana
What companies use Sensu?
40 companies on StackShare use Sensu
What companies use Cacti?
4 companies on StackShare use Cacti

Integrations

What tools integrate with Grafana?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Grafana
What tools integrate with Sensu?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Sensu
What tools integrate with Cacti?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Cacti

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

  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • 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
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system

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