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Observium vs Riemann: What are the differences?

What is Observium? *A network monitoring platform *. It is a low-maintenance auto-discovering network monitoring platform supporting a wide range of device types, platforms and operating systems .

What is Riemann? A network monitoring system. Riemann aggregates events from your servers and applications with a powerful stream processing language. Send an email for every exception in your app. Track the latency distribution of your web app. See the top processes on any host, by memory and CPU.

Observium and Riemann can be primarily classified as "Network Monitoring" tools.

Some of the features offered by Observium are:

  • Simple and intuitive interface
  • Threshold, State and Syslog Alerting
  • Rule-based automatic grouping

On the other hand, Riemann provides the following key features:

  • See your system at a glance with a Sinatra app
  • Throttle or roll up multiple events into a single message
  • Forward any event stream to Graphite

Riemann is an open source tool with 3.79K GitHub stars and 511 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Riemann's open source repository on GitHub.

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    Sophisticated stream processing DSL
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What is Observium?

It is a low-maintenance auto-discovering network monitoring platform supporting a wide range of device types, platforms and operating systems

What is Riemann?

Riemann aggregates events from your servers and applications with a powerful stream processing language. Send an email for every exception in your app. Track the latency distribution of your web app. See the top processes on any host, by memory and CPU.

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What are some alternatives to Observium and Riemann?
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PRTG
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Nagios
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Cacti
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LibreNMS
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