Prometheus vs. Zabbix vs. Shinken

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What is Prometheus?

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.

What is Zabbix?

Zabbix is a mature and effortless enterprise-class open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring of millions of metrics.

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 Prometheus?
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Why do developers choose Zabbix?
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Why do developers choose Shinken?
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What are the cons of using Prometheus?
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What are the cons of using Zabbix?
No Cons submitted yet for Zabbix
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What are the cons of using Shinken?
No Cons submitted yet for Shinken
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What companies use Prometheus?
299 companies on StackShare use Prometheus
What companies use Zabbix?
64 companies on StackShare use Zabbix
What companies use Shinken?
3 companies on StackShare use Shinken
What tools integrate with Prometheus?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Prometheus
What tools integrate with Zabbix?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Zabbix
What tools integrate with Shinken?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Shinken

What are some alternatives to Prometheus, Zabbix, and Shinken?

  • Nagios - Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services
  • Graphite - A highly scalable real-time graphing system
  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor

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