Flapjack vs StatsD: What are the differences?
Flapjack: Monitoring notification routing + event processing system. Flapjack is a flexible monitoring notification routing system that handles: alert routing, alert summarisation, your standard operational tasks; StatsD: Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation. 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).
Flapjack and StatsD can be primarily classified as "Monitoring" tools.
Flapjack and StatsD are both open source tools. StatsD with 14.2K GitHub stars and 1.83K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Flapjack with 656 GitHub stars and 91 GitHub forks.
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StatsD is used to track the number of messages we're publishing and the type of realtime subscribers. So it shows the number of longpoll connections, the number of websocket connections etc. It also tracks how Redis is performing.