Icinga vs Prometheus: What are the differences?
Developers describe Icinga as "A resilient, open source monitoring system". It monitors availability and performance, gives you simple access to relevant data and raises alerts to keep you in the loop. It was originally created as a fork of the Nagios system monitoring application. On the other hand, Prometheus is detailed as "An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud". 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.
Icinga and Prometheus can be primarily classified as "Monitoring" tools.
Prometheus is an open source tool with 25.5K GitHub stars and 3.66K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Prometheus's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Prometheus has a broader approval, being mentioned in 336 company stacks & 464 developers stacks; compared to Icinga, which is listed in 23 company stacks and 20 developer stacks.
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