Grafana vs Nagios vs Prometheus





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 Nagios?

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

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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      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.
      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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          analyze heap dump and many logging or traces

          How developers use Grafana, Nagios, and Prometheus
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          ShadowICT uses NagiosNagios

          We use Nagios to monitor our stack and alert us when problems arise. Nagios allows us to monitor every aspect of each of our servers such as running processes, CPU usage, disk usage, and more. This means that as soon as problems arise, we can detect them and call out an engineer to resolve the issues as soon as possible.

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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 PrometheusPrometheus

          We primarily use Prometheus to gather metrics and statistics to display them in Grafana. Aside from that we poll Prometheus for our orchestration-solution "JCOverseer" to determine, which host is least occupied at the moment.

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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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          Analytical Informatics uses NagiosNagios

          We use Nagios to monitor customer instances of Bridge and proactively alert us about issues like queue sizes, downed services, errors in logs, etc.

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          Tom Staijen uses PrometheusPrometheus

          Gather metrics from systems and applications. Evaluate alerting rules. Alerts are pushed to OpsGenie and Slack.

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          OnlineCity uses NagiosNagios

          We use nagios based OpsView to monitor our server farm and keep everything running smoothly.

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          HyVive uses PrometheusPrometheus

          We primarily use Prometheus to gather metrics and statistics to display them in Grafana.

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          Peter Degen-Portnoy uses NagiosNagios

          Monitor web servers, databases, utility servers

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          Veggie Sailor uses NagiosNagios

          For the monitoring full stack of the platform.

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          Bùi Thanh uses PrometheusPrometheus
          • Simple operation and easy to deploy.
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          Roy Olsen uses PrometheusPrometheus

          Predictive monitoring.

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