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Munin vs StatsD: What are the differences?

Munin: PnP networked resource monitoring tool that can help to answer the what just happened to kill our performance. Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work; StatsD: Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation. 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).

Munin and StatsD can be primarily classified as "Monitoring" tools.

Munin and StatsD are both open source tools. It seems that StatsD with 14.2K GitHub stars and 1.83K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Munin with 1.31K GitHub stars and 383 GitHub forks.

Lyft, Shopify, and Etsy are some of the popular companies that use StatsD, whereas Munin is used by Redsmin, Index.co, and VuMedi. StatsD has a broader approval, being mentioned in 72 company stacks & 16 developers stacks; compared to Munin, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of Munin
Pros of StatsD
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    Good defaults
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    Extremely fast to install
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    Alerts can trigger any command line program
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    Adheres to traditional Linux standards
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    Easy to write custom plugins
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    Open source
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    Single responsibility
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    Efficient wire format
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    Loads of integrations
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    Handles aggregation
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    Many implementations
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    Scales well
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    Simple to use
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    NodeJS

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      No authentication; cannot be used over Internet

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    What is Munin?

    Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work.

    What is StatsD?

    It is a network daemon that runs on the Node.js platform and listens for statistics, like counters and timers, sent over UDP or TCP and sends aggregates to one or more pluggable backend services (e.g., Graphite).

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