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Munin vs NetData: What are the differences?

Developers describe Munin as "PnP networked resource monitoring tool that can help to answer the what just happened to kill our performance". Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work. On the other hand, NetData is detailed as "Real-time performance monitoring, done right!". Netdata is distributed, real-time, performance and health monitoring for systems and applications. It is a highly optimized monitoring agent you install on all your systems and containers.

Munin and NetData can be categorized as "Monitoring" tools.

Munin and NetData are both open source tools. It seems that NetData with 39.4K GitHub stars and 3.48K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Munin with 1.31K GitHub stars and 383 GitHub forks.

Augmedix, Kistriver, and Veaver Inc. are some of the popular companies that use NetData, whereas Munin is used by Redsmin, Index.co, and VuMedi. NetData has a broader approval, being mentioned in 8 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to Munin, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of Munin
Pros of Netdata
  • 3
    Good defaults
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    Extremely fast to install
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    Alerts can trigger any command line program
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    Adheres to traditional Linux standards
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    Easy to write custom plugins
  • 16
    Free
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    Easy setup
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    Graphs are interactive
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    Well maintained on github
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    Montiors datasbases
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    Monitors nginx, redis, logs
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    Can submit metrics to Time Series databases
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    Open source
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    Netdata is also a statsd server
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    GPLv3
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    Written in C
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    Hoa
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    Easy Alert Setop

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What is Munin?

Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work.

What is Netdata?

Netdata democratizes monitoring, empowering IT teams to know more about their infrastructure, enabling them to quickly identify and troubleshoot issues, collaborate to solve problems, and make data-driven decisions to move business forward.

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Zabbix
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Nagios
Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.
Ganglia
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collectd
collectd gathers statistics about the system it is running on and stores this information. Those statistics can then be used to find current performance bottlenecks (i.e. performance analysis) and predict future system load (i.e. capacity planning). Or if you just want pretty graphs of your private server and are fed up with some homegrown solution you're at the right place, too.
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