Pros of Grafana
What is Grafana?
Grafana is a general purpose dashboard and graph composer. It's focused on providing rich ways to visualize time series metrics, mainly though graphs but supports other ways to visualize data through a pluggable panel architecture. It currently has rich support for for Graphite, InfluxDB and OpenTSDB. But supports other data sources via plugins.
What is Graphite?
Graphite does two things: 1) Store numeric time-series data and 2) Render graphs of this data on demand
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