What is Graphite?
Graphite does two things: 1) Store numeric time-series data and 2) Render graphs of this data on demand
Graphite is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
Graphite is an open source tool with 5.7K GitHub stars and 1.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Graphite's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Graphite?
124 companies reportedly use Graphite in their tech stacks, including Uber, LaunchDarkly, and Twitch.
247 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Graphite.
Grafana, Logstash, Nagios, Redash, and Windows Server are some of the popular tools that integrate with Graphite. Here's a list of all 30 tools that integrate with Graphite.
Pros of Graphite
Render any graph
Great functions to apply on timeseries
Well supported integrations
Includes event tracking
Rolling aggregation makes storage managable
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- whisper - a simple database library for storing time-series data (similar in design to RRD)
- graphite webapp - A Django webapp that renders graphs on-demand using Cairo
Graphite Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Graphite?
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Grafana is a general purpose dashboard and graph composer. It's focused on providing rich ways to visualize time series metrics, mainly though graphs but supports other ways to visualize data through a pluggable panel architecture. It currently has rich support for for Graphite, InfluxDB and OpenTSDB. But supports other data sources via plugins.
Graphene is a Python library for building GraphQL schemas/types fast and easily.
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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.
Kibana is an open source (Apache Licensed), browser based analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch. Kibana is a snap to setup and start using. Kibana strives to be easy to get started with, while also being flexible and powerful, just like Elasticsearch.