Prometheus vs. Nagios vs. Cacti

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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 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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Cons

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What are the cons of using Nagios?
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Companies

What companies use Prometheus?
225 companies on StackShare use Prometheus
What companies use Nagios?
212 companies on StackShare use Nagios
What companies use Cacti?
4 companies on StackShare use Cacti

Integrations

What tools integrate with Prometheus?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus
What tools integrate with Nagios?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Nagios
What tools integrate with Cacti?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Cacti

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

  • 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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