Hosted Graphite vs Nagios: What are the differences?
Developers describe Hosted Graphite as "Graphite as a service". Hosted Graphite is the powerful open-source application metrics system used by hundreds of companies. We take away the headaches of scaling, maintenance, and upgrades and let you do what you do best - write great software. On the other hand, Nagios is detailed as "Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services". Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.
Hosted Graphite and Nagios can be categorized as "Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by Hosted Graphite are:
- Dashboards- Standard Graphite and Tasseo dashboards out of the box
- Account Sharing- Allow team members to customise graphs and dashboards
- Access Keys- Export data to external monitoring systems, dashboards and alerting systems
On the other hand, Nagios provides the following key features:
- Monitor your entire IT infrastructure
- Spot problems before they occur
- Know immediately when problems arise
"Great customer support" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Hosted Graphite, while over 49 developers mention "It just works" as the leading cause for choosing Nagios.
Nagios is an open source tool with 60 GitHub stars and 36 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Nagios's open source repository on GitHub.
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