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The plugin-driven server agent for collecting & reporting metrics
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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.
Telegraf is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
Telegraf is an open source tool with 13.8K GitHub stars and 5.5K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Telegraf's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Telegraf?

56 companies reportedly use Telegraf in their tech stacks, including deleokorea, Meesho, and Labs.

196 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Telegraf.

Telegraf Integrations

Graphite, TimescaleDB, Bleemeo, Nightingale, and Levitate by Last9 are some of the popular tools that integrate with Telegraf. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Telegraf.
Pros of Telegraf
One agent can work as multiple exporter with min hndlng
Cohesioned stack for monitoring
Open Source
Supports custom plugins in any language
Many hundreds of plugins

Telegraf Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Telegraf?
It is a network daemon that runs on the Node.js platform and listens for statistics, like counters and timers, sent over UDP or TCP and sends aggregates to one or more pluggable backend services (e.g., Graphite).
collectd gathers statistics about the system it is running on and stores this information. Those statistics can then be used to find current performance bottlenecks (i.e. performance analysis) and predict future system load (i.e. capacity planning). Or if you just want pretty graphs of your private server and are fed up with some homegrown solution you're at the right place, too.
Zabbix is a mature and effortless enterprise-class open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring of millions of metrics.
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.
Sensu is the future-proof solution for multi-cloud monitoring at scale. The Sensu monitoring event pipeline empowers businesses to automate their monitoring workflows and gain deep visibility into their multi-cloud environments.
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