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Cacti vs NetData: What are the differences?

Cacti: Cacti stores all of the necessary information to create graphs and populate them with data in a MySQL database. 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; NetData: Real-time performance monitoring, done right!. Netdata is distributed, real-time, performance and health monitoring for systems and applications. It is a highly optimized monitoring agent you install on all your systems and containers.

Cacti and NetData belong to "Monitoring Tools" category of the tech stack.

"Free" is the top reason why over 2 developers like Cacti, while over 8 developers mention "Free" as the leading cause for choosing NetData.

NetData is an open source tool with 39.4K GitHub stars and 3.48K GitHub forks. Here's a link to NetData's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, NetData has a broader approval, being mentioned in 8 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to Cacti, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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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 NetData?

Netdata is distributed, real-time, performance and health monitoring for systems and applications. It is a highly optimized monitoring agent you install on all your systems and containers.
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