Cacti vs. Graphite vs. StatsD

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Description

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 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).

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Cacti?
4 companies on StackShare use Cacti
What companies use Graphite?
94 companies on StackShare use Graphite
What companies use StatsD?
68 companies on StackShare use StatsD

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 StatsD?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with StatsD

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

  • 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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