Prometheus vs. Graphite vs. Sensu

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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 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 Prometheus?
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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 Prometheus?
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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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Companies

What companies use Prometheus?
160 companies on StackShare use Prometheus
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 Prometheus?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus
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 Prometheus, Graphite, and Sensu?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Prometheus

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