NetData vs Prometheus: What are the differences?
What is NetData? Real-time performance monitoring, done right!. Netdata is distributed, real-time, performance and health monitoring for systems and applications. It is a highly optimized monitoring agent you install on all your systems and containers.
What is Prometheus? An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud. 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.
NetData and Prometheus belong to "Monitoring Tools" category of the tech stack.
"Free" is the top reason why over 8 developers like NetData, while over 32 developers mention "Powerful easy to use monitoring" as the leading cause for choosing Prometheus.
NetData and Prometheus are both open source tools. It seems that NetData with 39K GitHub stars and 3.44K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Prometheus with 24.6K GitHub stars and 3.49K GitHub forks.
Slack, Docplanner, and Uber Technologies are some of the popular companies that use Prometheus, whereas NetData is used by Augmedix, Kistriver, and Veaver Inc.. Prometheus has a broader approval, being mentioned in 235 company stacks & 84 developers stacks; compared to NetData, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.
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