Grafana vs Kibana vs Splunk Cloud



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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 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 Splunk Cloud?

If you're looking for all the benefits of Splunk® Enterprise with all the benefits of software-as-a-service, then look no further. Splunk Cloud is backed by a 100% uptime SLA, scales to over 10TB/day, and offers a highly secure environment.

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      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.
      Graphite does two things: 1) Store numeric time-series data and 2) Render graphs of this data on demand
      Splunk Inc. provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use Splunk to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
      Netdata is distributed, real-time, performance and health monitoring for systems and applications. It is a highly optimized monitoring agent you install on all your systems and containers.
      New Relic
      New Relic is the all-in-one web application performance tool that lets you see performance from the end user experience, through servers, and down to the line of application code.
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      Review ofGrafanaGrafana

      analyze heap dump and many logging or traces

      How developers use Grafana, Kibana, and Splunk Cloud
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      ShadowICT uses GrafanaGrafana

      We use Grafana to view live stats relating to our servers such as memory and CPU usage. We also use Grafana to monitor our gaming servers for data such as latency and player counts. This allows us to generate effective analytics and see when problems arise.

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      Andrew Gatenby uses GrafanaGrafana

      Everyone likes graphs, right?! This isn't a tool we actively use right now, but paired with Prometheus we want to use it to have visual monitors on things like API cluster health, status, queue stats, DB/redis query and cache stats etc.

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      Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) uses GrafanaGrafana

      Grafana is used in combination with Prometheus to display the gathered stats and to monitor our physical servers aswell as their virtual applications. We also use Grafana to get notifications about irregularities.

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      sapslaj uses GrafanaGrafana

      Grafana takes the data from InfluxDB and presents it in a nice flexible format. Bonus points for built-in alerts and playlists (cycles through different dashboards automatically)

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      Bùi Thanh uses GrafanaGrafana
      • Graph report with many panels and Dashboard.
      • Easy to deploy, and view performance of system.
      • Intergrating with many datasource: Prometheus, CloudWatch
      • Alerts
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      Clarabridge Engage uses KibanaKibana

      Used for graphing internal logging data; including metrics related to how fast we serve pages and execute MySQL/ElasticSearch queries.

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      Wirkn Inc. uses KibanaKibana

      Our Kibana instances uses our ElasticSearch search data to help answer any complicated questions we have about our data.

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      Hevelop uses KibanaKibana

      Kibana is our tools to query data in Elasticsearch clusters set up as catalog search engine.

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      Diogo Silva uses KibanaKibana

      Perfect for exploring and visualizing the data available at ElasticSearch

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      Tongliang Liu uses KibanaKibana

      Log visualization. Wish it could add built-in alert functionality.

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      alfredxing uses Splunk CloudSplunk Cloud

      Log viewing and management

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