Prometheus vs. Cacti vs. StatsD



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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 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 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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Pros

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Why do developers choose Cacti?
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Why do developers choose StatsD?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Prometheus?
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What are the cons of using Cacti?
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What are the cons of using StatsD?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Prometheus?
225 companies on StackShare use Prometheus
What companies use Cacti?
4 companies on StackShare use Cacti
What companies use StatsD?
89 companies on StackShare use StatsD

Integrations

What tools integrate with Prometheus?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus
What tools integrate with Cacti?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Cacti
What tools integrate with StatsD?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with StatsD

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

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

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