Kibana vs. Grafana vs. Sensu



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Description

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 Sensu?

A monitoring framework that aims to be simple, malleable, and scalable. Essentially, Sensu takes the results of “check” scripts run across many systems, and if certain conditions are met; passes their information to one or more “handlers”. Checks are used, for example, to determine if a service like Apache is up or down.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Grafana?
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Cons

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Pricing

How much does Kibana cost?
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Companies

What companies use Kibana?
977 companies on StackShare use Kibana
What companies use Grafana?
564 companies on StackShare use Grafana
What companies use Sensu?
40 companies on StackShare use Sensu

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kibana?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Kibana
What tools integrate with Grafana?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Grafana
What tools integrate with Sensu?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Sensu

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

  • 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
  • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation

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