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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 Nagios?

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

What is Sensu?

A monitoring framework that aims to be simple, malleable, and scalable. Essentially, Sensu takes the results of “check” scripts run across many systems, and if certain conditions are met; passes their information to one or more “handlers”. Checks are used, for example, to determine if a service like Apache is up or down.

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    Cons

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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Grafana?
    385 companies on StackShare use Grafana
    What companies use Nagios?
    171 companies on StackShare use Nagios
    What companies use Sensu?
    30 companies on StackShare use Sensu

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Grafana?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Grafana
    What tools integrate with Nagios?
    16 tools on StackShare integrate with Nagios
    What tools integrate with Sensu?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with Sensu

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

    • 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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