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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 StatsD?

StatsD is a front-end proxy for the Graphite/Carbon metrics server, originally written by Etsy's Erik Kastner. StatsD is a network daemon that runs on the Node.js platform and listens for statistics, like counters and timers, sent over UDP and sends aggregates to one or more pluggable backend services (e.g., Graphite).

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    Companies

    What companies use Kibana?
    729 companies on StackShare use Kibana
    What companies use Grafana?
    401 companies on StackShare use Grafana
    What companies use StatsD?
    68 companies on StackShare use StatsD

    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 StatsD?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with StatsD

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

    • 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
    • Zabbix - Track, record, alert and visualize performance and availability of IT resources

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