Cacti vs. Graphite vs. Nagios

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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.

What is Graphite?

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

What is Nagios?

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

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Cacti?
4 companies on StackShare use Cacti
What companies use Graphite?
119 companies on StackShare use Graphite
What companies use Nagios?
212 companies on StackShare use Nagios

Integrations

What tools integrate with Cacti?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Cacti
What tools integrate with Graphite?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Graphite
What tools integrate with Nagios?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Nagios

What are some alternatives to Cacti, Graphite, and Nagios?

  • 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
  • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation

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