Nagios vs. Cacti vs. RRDtool

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Description

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.

What is RRDtool?

RRDtool lets you log and analyze the data you gather from all kinds of data-sources (DS). The data analysis part of RRDtool is based on the ability to quickly generate graphical representations of the data values collected over a definable time period.

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Cons

What are the cons of using Nagios?
No Cons submitted yet for Nagios
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What are the cons of using Cacti?
No Cons submitted yet for Cacti
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What are the cons of using RRDtool?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Nagios?
170 companies on StackShare use Nagios
What companies use Cacti?
4 companies on StackShare use Cacti
What companies use RRDtool?
0 companies on StackShare use RRDtool

Integrations

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 tools integrate with RRDtool?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with RRDtool

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

  • 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
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system

See all alternatives to Nagios



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