Veneur vs Vulcan: What are the differences?
What is Veneur? High performance and global aggregation for Datadog. Veneur (venn-urr) is a server implementation of the DogStatsD protocol, which is a superset of the StatsD protocol. Veneur is currently handling all metrics for Stripe and is considered production ready.
What is Vulcan? DigitalOcean's API-compatible alternative to Prometheus. Vulcan is an API-compatible alternative to Prometheus. It aims to provide a better story for long-term storage, data durability, high cardinality metrics, high availability, and scalability. Vulcan is much more complex to operate, but should integrate with ease to an existing Prometheus environment.
Veneur and Vulcan can be primarily classified as "Monitoring" tools.
Veneur and Vulcan are both open source tools. Veneur with 1.32K GitHub stars and 109 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Vulcan with 542 GitHub stars and 32 GitHub forks.