Grafana vs. Graphite vs. RRDtool

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Description

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

What is RRDtool?

RRDtool lets you log and analyze the data you gather from all kinds of data-sources (DS). The data analysis part of RRDtool is based on the ability to quickly generate graphical representations of the data values collected over a definable time period.

Pros

Why do developers choose Grafana?
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    Why do developers choose Graphite?
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    Why do developers choose RRDtool?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Grafana?
    No Cons submitted yet for Grafana
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    What are the cons of using Graphite?
    No Cons submitted yet for Graphite
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    What are the cons of using RRDtool?
    No Cons submitted yet for RRDtool
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    Pricing

    How much does Grafana cost?
    How much does Graphite cost?
    How much does RRDtool cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Grafana?
    400 companies on StackShare use Grafana
    What companies use Graphite?
    94 companies on StackShare use Graphite
    What companies use RRDtool?
    0 companies on StackShare use RRDtool

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Grafana?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Grafana
    What tools integrate with Graphite?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Graphite
    What tools integrate with RRDtool?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with RRDtool

    What are some alternatives to Grafana, Graphite, and RRDtool?

    • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
    • 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
    • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation

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