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Description

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.

What is Graphite?

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

Pros

Why do developers choose Prometheus?
Why do you like Prometheus?

Why do developers choose Nagios?
Why do you like Nagios?

Why do developers choose Graphite?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Prometheus?
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What are the cons of using Nagios?
No Cons submitted yet for Nagios
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What are the cons of using Graphite?
No Cons submitted yet for Graphite
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Companies

What companies use Prometheus?
160 companies on StackShare use Prometheus
What companies use Nagios?
171 companies on StackShare use Nagios
What companies use Graphite?
93 companies on StackShare use Graphite

Integrations

What tools integrate with Prometheus?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus
What tools integrate with Nagios?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Nagios
What tools integrate with Graphite?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Graphite

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

  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor
  • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation
  • Zabbix - Track, record, alert and visualize performance and availability of IT resources

See all alternatives to Prometheus

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