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NetData vs Telegraf: What are the differences?

What is NetData? 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.

What is Telegraf? The plugin-driven server agent for collecting & reporting metrics. It is an agent for collecting, processing, aggregating, and writing metrics. Design goals are to have a minimal memory footprint with a plugin system so that developers in the community can easily add support for collecting metrics.

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

NetData and Telegraf are both open source tools. NetData with 40.1K GitHub stars and 3.56K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Telegraf with 7.14K GitHub stars and 2.7K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, NetData has a broader approval, being mentioned in 10 company stacks & 60 developers stacks; compared to Telegraf, which is listed in 17 company stacks and 17 developer stacks.

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Pros of Netdata
Pros of Telegraf
  • 16
    Free
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    Easy setup
  • 10
    Graphs are interactive
  • 8
    Well maintained on github
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    Montiors datasbases
  • 6
    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
  • 5
    One agent can work as multiple exporter with min hndlng
  • 5
    Cohesioned stack for monitoring
  • 2
    Open Source
  • 2
    Metrics
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    Supports custom plugins in any language
  • 1
    Many hundreds of plugins

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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 Telegraf?

It is an agent for collecting, processing, aggregating, and writing metrics. Design goals are to have a minimal memory footprint with a plugin system so that developers in the community can easily add support for collecting metrics.

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What are some alternatives to Netdata and Telegraf?
Grafana
Grafana is a general purpose dashboard and graph composer. It's focused on providing rich ways to visualize time series metrics, mainly though graphs but supports other ways to visualize data through a pluggable panel architecture. It currently has rich support for for Graphite, InfluxDB and OpenTSDB. But supports other data sources via plugins.
Prometheus
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.
Zabbix
Zabbix is a mature and effortless enterprise-class open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring of millions of metrics.
Nagios
Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.
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.
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