Kibana vs Checkmk: What are the differences?
Developers describe Kibana as "Explore & Visualize Your Data". Kibana is an open source (Apache Licensed), browser based analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch. Kibana is a snap to setup and start using. Kibana strives to be easy to get started with, while also being flexible and powerful, just like Elasticsearch. 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.
Kibana and Checkmk can be categorized as "Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by Kibana are:
- Flexible analytics and visualization platform
- Real-time summary and charting of streaming data
- Intuitive interface for a variety of users
On the other hand, Checkmk provides the following key features:
- State-based monitoring
- Log- and event-based monitoring
- Graphing and analytics
Kibana is an open source tool with 13K GitHub stars and 5.05K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Kibana's open source repository on GitHub.
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