Kibana vs. Graphite vs. Sensu

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Description

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 Graphite?

Graphite does two things: 1) Store numeric time-series data and 2) Render graphs of this data on demand

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Kibana?
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Why do developers choose Graphite?
Why do you like Graphite?

Why do developers choose Sensu?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Kibana?
No Cons submitted yet for Kibana
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What are the cons of using Graphite?
No Cons submitted yet for Graphite
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What are the cons of using Sensu?
No Cons submitted yet for Sensu
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Pricing

How much does Kibana cost?
Kibana Pricing
How much does Graphite cost?
How much does Sensu cost?

Companies

What companies use Kibana?
700 companies on StackShare use Kibana
What companies use Graphite?
93 companies on StackShare use Graphite
What companies use Sensu?
30 companies on StackShare use Sensu

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kibana?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Kibana
What tools integrate with Graphite?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Graphite
What tools integrate with Sensu?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Sensu

What are some alternatives to Kibana, Graphite, and Sensu?

  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor
  • 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
  • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation

See all alternatives to Kibana

Latest News

Kibana 6.2.0 is released
Kibana 6.1.3 and 5.6.7 released
Kibana 5.6.6 and 6.1.2 released
Brewing in Beats: Graphite module in Metricbeat
Self-monitoring Chef using Sensu


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