Kibana vs. StatsD vs. Flapjack

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What is Kibana?

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.

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).

What is Flapjack?

Flapjack is a flexible monitoring notification routing system that handles: alert routing, alert summarisation, your standard operational tasks.

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Why do developers choose Kibana?
Why do you like Kibana?

Why do developers choose StatsD?
Why do you like StatsD?

Why do developers choose Flapjack?
Why do you like Flapjack?

What are the cons of using Kibana?
Downsides of Kibana?

What are the cons of using StatsD?
Downsides of StatsD?

What are the cons of using Flapjack?
No Cons submitted yet for Flapjack
Downsides of Flapjack?

How much does Kibana cost?
Kibana Pricing
How much does StatsD cost?
How much does Flapjack cost?
What companies use Kibana?
1051 companies on StackShare use Kibana
What companies use StatsD?
91 companies on StackShare use StatsD
What companies use Flapjack?
1 companies on StackShare use Flapjack
What tools integrate with Kibana?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Kibana
What tools integrate with StatsD?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with StatsD
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Kibana, StatsD, and Flapjack?

  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor
  • Prometheus - An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud
  • Nagios - Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system

See all alternatives to Kibana

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