Nagios vs Netdata vs Sysdig

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Decisions about Nagios, Netdata, and Sysdig
Matthias Fleschütz
Teamlead IT at NanoTemper Technologies · | 2 upvotes · 109.9K views
  • free open source
  • modern interface and architecture
  • large community
  • extendable I knew Nagios for decades but it was really outdated (by its architecture) at some point. That's why Icinga started first as a fork, not with Icinga2 it is completely built from scratch but backward-compatible with Nagios plugins. Now it has reached a state with which I am confident.
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Pros of Nagios
Pros of Netdata
Pros of Sysdig
  • 53
    It just works
  • 28
    The standard
  • 12
  • 8
    The Most flexible monitoring system
  • 1
    Huge stack of free checks/plugins to choose from
  • 17
  • 13
    Easy setup
  • 11
    Graphs are interactive
  • 8
    Montiors datasbases
  • 8
    Well maintained on github
  • 7
    Monitors nginx, redis, logs
  • 4
    Can submit metrics to Time Series databases
  • 3
    Open source
  • 2
    Easy Alert Setop
  • 2
    Netdata is also a statsd server
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  • 1
    Written in C
  • 5
    Powerful web app
  • 5
    Easy setup
  • 5

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What is Nagios?

Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.

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.

What is Sysdig?

Sysdig is open source, system-level exploration: capture system state and activity from a running Linux instance, then save, filter and analyze. Sysdig is scriptable in Lua and includes a command line interface and a powerful interactive UI, csysdig, that runs in your terminal. Think of sysdig as strace + tcpdump + htop + iftop + lsof + awesome sauce. With state of the art container visibility on top.

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