Kibana vs. Nagios vs. StatsD

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What is Kibana?

Kibana is an open source (Apache Licensed), browser based analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch. Kibana is a snap to setup and start using. Kibana strives to be easy to get started with, while also being flexible and powerful, just like Elasticsearch.

What is Nagios?

Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.

What is StatsD?

StatsD is a front-end proxy for the Graphite/Carbon metrics server, originally written by Etsy's Erik Kastner. StatsD is a network daemon that runs on the Node.js platform and listens for statistics, like counters and timers, sent over UDP and sends aggregates to one or more pluggable backend services (e.g., Graphite).
Why do developers choose Kibana?
Why do you like Kibana?

Why do developers choose Nagios?
Why do you like Nagios?

Why do developers choose StatsD?
Why do you like StatsD?

What are the cons of using Kibana?
Downsides of Kibana?

What are the cons of using Nagios?
No Cons submitted yet for Nagios
Downsides of Nagios?

What are the cons of using StatsD?
Downsides of StatsD?

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How much does Kibana cost?
Kibana Pricing
How much does Nagios cost?
How much does StatsD cost?
What companies use Kibana?
1049 companies on StackShare use Kibana
What companies use Nagios?
218 companies on StackShare use Nagios
What companies use StatsD?
91 companies on StackShare use StatsD
What tools integrate with Kibana?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Kibana
What tools integrate with Nagios?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Nagios
What tools integrate with StatsD?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with StatsD

What are some alternatives to Kibana, Nagios, and StatsD?

  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor
  • Prometheus - An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system
  • Zabbix - Track, record, alert and visualize performance and availability of IT resources

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