Munin vs Prometheus: What are the differences?
Munin: 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; Prometheus: An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud. 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.
Munin and Prometheus can be primarily classified as "Monitoring" tools.
Munin and Prometheus are both open source tools. Prometheus with 25K GitHub stars and 3.55K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Munin with 1.31K GitHub stars and 383 GitHub forks.
Uber Technologies, Slack, and DigitalOcean are some of the popular companies that use Prometheus, whereas Munin is used by Redsmin, Index.co, and VuMedi. Prometheus has a broader approval, being mentioned in 243 company stacks & 85 developers stacks; compared to Munin, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.
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