Datadog vs Kibana: What are the differences?
What is Datadog? Unify logs, metrics, and traces from across your distributed infrastructure. Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!.
What is Kibana? Explore & Visualize Your Data. 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.
Datadog and Kibana are primarily classified as "Performance Monitoring" and "Monitoring" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by Datadog are:
- 14-day Free Trial for an unlimited number of hosts
- 200+ turn-key integrations for data aggregation
- Clean graphs of StatsD and other integrations
On the other hand, Kibana provides the following key features:
- Flexible analytics and visualization platform
- Real-time summary and charting of streaming data
- Intuitive interface for a variety of users
"Monitoring for many apps (databases, web servers, etc)" is the top reason why over 118 developers like Datadog, while over 76 developers mention "Easy to setup" as the leading cause for choosing Kibana.
Kibana is an open source tool with 12.2K GitHub stars and 4.72K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Kibana's open source repository on GitHub.
PedidosYa, HubSpot, and Yammer are some of the popular companies that use Kibana, whereas Datadog is used by Shopify, Salesforce, and Starbucks. Kibana has a broader approval, being mentioned in 888 company stacks & 453 developers stacks; compared to Datadog, which is listed in 532 company stacks and 213 developer stacks.
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