Grafana vs. Prometheus vs. Nagios



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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 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.

What is Nagios?

Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Prometheus?
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Why do developers choose Nagios?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Grafana?
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What are the cons of using Nagios?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Grafana?
555 companies on StackShare use Grafana
What companies use Prometheus?
230 companies on StackShare use Prometheus
What companies use Nagios?
216 companies on StackShare use Nagios

Integrations

What tools integrate with Grafana?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Grafana
What tools integrate with Prometheus?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus
What tools integrate with Nagios?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Nagios

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

  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • 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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