Kibana vs. Grafana vs. Prometheus

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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 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 Prometheus?

Prometheus is a systems and service monitoring system. It collects metrics from configured targets at given intervals, evaluates rule expressions, displays the results, and can trigger alerts if some condition is observed to be true.

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Companies

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943 companies on StackShare use Kibana
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537 companies on StackShare use Grafana
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225 companies on StackShare use Prometheus

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kibana?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Kibana
What tools integrate with Grafana?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Grafana
What tools integrate with Prometheus?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus

What are some alternatives to Kibana, Grafana, and Prometheus?

  • Nagios - Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system
  • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation
  • Zabbix - Track, record, alert and visualize performance and availability of IT resources

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