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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 Graphite?

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

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Prometheus?
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Why do developers choose Graphite?
Why do you like Graphite?

Why do developers choose Cacti?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Prometheus?
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What are the cons of using Graphite?
No Cons submitted yet for Graphite
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What are the cons of using Cacti?
No Cons submitted yet for Cacti
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Companies

What companies use Prometheus?
160 companies on StackShare use Prometheus
What companies use Graphite?
93 companies on StackShare use Graphite
What companies use Cacti?
4 companies on StackShare use Cacti

Integrations

What tools integrate with Prometheus?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus
What tools integrate with Graphite?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Graphite
What tools integrate with Cacti?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Cacti

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

  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor
  • Nagios - Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services
  • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation

See all alternatives to Prometheus

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