Nagios vs Splunk: What are the differences?
Developers describe Nagios as "Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services". Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License. On the other hand, Splunk is detailed as "Search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data". Splunk Inc. provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use Splunk to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
Nagios belongs to "Monitoring Tools" category of the tech stack, while Splunk can be primarily classified under "Log Management".
Nagios is an open source tool with 60 GitHub stars and 36 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Nagios's open source repository on GitHub.
Uber Technologies, Dropbox, and 9GAG are some of the popular companies that use Nagios, whereas Splunk is used by Starbucks, Intuit, and Razorpay. Nagios has a broader approval, being mentioned in 177 company stacks & 40 developers stacks; compared to Splunk, which is listed in 31 company stacks and 29 developer stacks.
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