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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 Nagios?

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

What is RRDtool?

RRDtool lets you log and analyze the data you gather from all kinds of data-sources (DS). The data analysis part of RRDtool is based on the ability to quickly generate graphical representations of the data values collected over a definable time period.

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    Companies

    What companies use Grafana?
    401 companies on StackShare use Grafana
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    172 companies on StackShare use Nagios
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    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Grafana?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Grafana
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    16 tools on StackShare integrate with Nagios
    What tools integrate with RRDtool?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with RRDtool

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

    • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
    • Prometheus - An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud
    • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system
    • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation

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