Nagios vs. Shinken

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What is Nagios?

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

What is Shinken?

Shinken's main goal is to give users a flexible architecture for their monitoring system that is designed to scale to large environments. Shinken is backwards-compatible with the Nagios configuration standard and plugins. It works on any operating system and architecture that supports Python, which includes Windows, GNU/Linux and FreeBSD.
Why do developers choose Nagios?
Why do you like Nagios?

Why do developers choose Shinken?
Why do you like Shinken?

What are the cons of using Nagios?
No Cons submitted yet for Nagios
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What are the cons of using Shinken?
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What companies use Nagios?
219 companies on StackShare use Nagios
What companies use Shinken?
3 companies on StackShare use Shinken
What tools integrate with Nagios?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Nagios
What tools integrate with Shinken?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Shinken

What are some alternatives to Nagios and Shinken?

  • Zabbix - Track, record, alert and visualize performance and availability of IT resources
  • Splunk - Search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data
  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor

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