Kiali vs Checkmk: What are the differences?
Developers describe Kiali as "Service mesh observability and configuration". It is an observability console for Istio with service mesh configuration capabilities. It helps you to understand the structure of your service mesh by inferring the topology, and also provides the health of your mesh. On the other hand, Checkmk is detailed as "A tool for Infrastructure & Application Monitoring". It is a software developed for IT Infrastructure monitoring. It is used for the monitoring of servers, applications, networks, cloud infrastructures, containers, storage, databases and environment sensors.
Kiali and Checkmk belong to "Monitoring Tools" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Kiali are:
- Weighted Routing Wizard
- Matching Routing Wizard
- Suspend Traffic Wizard
On the other hand, Checkmk provides the following key features:
- State-based monitoring
- Log- and event-based monitoring
- Graphing and analytics