Prometheus vs. Graphite vs. RRDtool

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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 Graphite?

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

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 Prometheus?
225 companies on StackShare use Prometheus
What companies use Graphite?
119 companies on StackShare use Graphite
What companies use RRDtool?
0 companies on StackShare use RRDtool

Integrations

What tools integrate with Prometheus?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus
What tools integrate with Graphite?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Graphite
What tools integrate with RRDtool?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with RRDtool

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

  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor
  • Nagios - Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services
  • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation

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