Kibana vs. Prometheus vs. Zabbix

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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 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 Zabbix?

Zabbix is a mature and effortless enterprise-class open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring of millions of metrics.
Why do developers choose Kibana?
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Why do developers choose Prometheus?
Why do you like Prometheus?

Why do developers choose Zabbix?
Why do you like Zabbix?

What are the cons of using Kibana?
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What are the cons of using Prometheus?
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What are the cons of using Zabbix?
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How much does Kibana cost?
Kibana Pricing
How much does Prometheus cost?
How much does Zabbix cost?
What companies use Kibana?
1084 companies on StackShare use Kibana
What companies use Prometheus?
282 companies on StackShare use Prometheus
What companies use Zabbix?
63 companies on StackShare use Zabbix
What tools integrate with Kibana?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Kibana
What tools integrate with Prometheus?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus
What tools integrate with Zabbix?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Zabbix

What are some alternatives to Kibana, Prometheus, and Zabbix?

  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor
  • Nagios - Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system
  • StatsD - Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation

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