Hosted Graphite vs RRDtool

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Hosted Graphite vs RRDtool: What are the differences?

Hosted Graphite: 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; RRDtool: High performance data logging and graphing system for time series data. 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.

Hosted Graphite and RRDtool belong to "Monitoring Tools" category of the tech stack.

"Great customer support" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Hosted Graphite, while over 2 developers mention "Do one thing and do it well" as the leading cause for choosing RRDtool.

RRDtool is an open source tool with 571 GitHub stars and 199 GitHub forks. Here's a link to RRDtool's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Hosted Graphite
Pros of RRDtool
  • 4
    Great customer support
  • 2
    Custom metrics
  • 2
    Grafana dashboards
  • 1
    Event annotations
  • 1
    Alerting with lots of notification options
  • 1
    Great value
  • 1
    Lots of Integrations
  • 6
    Do one thing and do it well

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What is Hosted Graphite?

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.

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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