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Cacti vs Zabbix: What are the differences?

Developers describe Cacti as "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. On the other hand, Zabbix is detailed as "Track, record, alert and visualize performance and availability of IT resources". Zabbix is a mature and effortless enterprise-class open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring of millions of metrics.

Cacti and Zabbix can be categorized as "Monitoring" tools.

Zabbix is an open source tool with 514 GitHub stars and 187 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Zabbix's open source repository on GitHub.

dotmailer, JPush, and RELEX Solutions are some of the popular companies that use Zabbix, whereas Cacti is used by Webedia, Cosmote, and Dek-D. Zabbix has a broader approval, being mentioned in 46 company stacks & 24 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 Zabbix?

Zabbix is a mature and effortless enterprise-class open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring of millions of metrics.
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    What are some alternatives to Cacti and Zabbix?
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    Roy Olsen uses CactiCacti

    Traditional network traffic monitoring.

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    Server, Service and Network Monitoring

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