Kibana vs RRDtool: What are the differences?
What is Kibana? Explore & Visualize Your Data. 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 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.
Kibana and RRDtool can be categorized as "Monitoring" tools.
"Easy to setup" is the primary reason why developers consider Kibana over the competitors, whereas "Do one thing and do it well" was stated as the key factor in picking RRDtool.
Kibana and RRDtool are both open source tools. Kibana with 12.4K GitHub stars and 4.8K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than RRDtool with 571 GitHub stars and 199 GitHub forks.
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