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Flapjack vs StatsD: What are the differences?

Flapjack: Monitoring notification routing + event processing system. Flapjack is a flexible monitoring notification routing system that handles: alert routing, alert summarisation, your standard operational tasks; StatsD: Simple daemon for easy stats aggregation. StatsD is a front-end proxy for the Graphite/Carbon metrics server, originally written by Etsy's Erik Kastner. StatsD is a network daemon that runs on the Node.js platform and listens for statistics, like counters and timers, sent over UDP and sends aggregates to one or more pluggable backend services (e.g., Graphite).

Flapjack and StatsD can be primarily classified as "Monitoring" tools.

Flapjack and StatsD are both open source tools. StatsD with 14.2K GitHub stars and 1.83K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Flapjack with 656 GitHub stars and 91 GitHub forks.

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      Open source
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      Single responsibility
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      Efficient wire format
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      Loads of integrations
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      Handles aggregation
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      Many implementations
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      Scales well
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      Simple to use
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      NodeJS

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        No authentication; cannot be used over Internet

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      What is Flapjack?

      Flapjack is a flexible monitoring notification routing system that handles: alert routing, alert summarisation, your standard operational tasks.

      What is StatsD?

      It is a network daemon that runs on the Node.js platform and listens for statistics, like counters and timers, sent over UDP or TCP and sends aggregates to one or more pluggable backend services (e.g., Graphite).

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