Nagios vs NGINX Amplify

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Nagios vs NGINX Amplify: What are the differences?

Nagios: Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services. Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License; NGINX Amplify: Monitoring and management tool for NGINX. NGINX Amplify is a SaaS monitoring tool for NGINX. Amplify offers an easy way to implement NGINX monitoring, keep track of the infrastructure, and improve NGINX configuration by using static analyzer.

Nagios and NGINX Amplify belong to "Monitoring Tools" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Nagios are:

  • Monitor your entire IT infrastructure
  • Spot problems before they occur
  • Know immediately when problems arise

On the other hand, NGINX Amplify provides the following key features:

  • NGINX monitoring made easy — start in 3 simple steps, in under 5 minutes
  • Metrics for NGINX, PHP-FPM, MySQL, Linux, and Docker
  • Extended NGINX metric collector

Nagios and NGINX Amplify are both open source tools. It seems that NGINX Amplify with 216 GitHub stars and 39 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Nagios with 60 GitHub stars and 36 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Nagios has a broader approval, being mentioned in 177 company stacks & 40 developers stacks; compared to NGINX Amplify, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

Decisions about Nagios and NGINX Amplify
Matthias Fleschütz
Teamlead IT at NanoTemper Technologies · | 2 upvotes · 64.6K 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  • extendable I knew Nagios for decades but it was really outdated (by its architecture) at some point.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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    What is Nagios?

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

    What is NGINX Amplify?

    NGINX Amplify is a SaaS monitoring tool for NGINX. Amplify offers an easy way to implement NGINX monitoring, keep track of the infrastructure, and improve NGINX configuration by using static analyzer.

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