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Cacti is described as 'complete frontend to RRDTool, it stores all of the necessary information to create graphs and populate them with data in a MySQL database. The frontend is completely PHP driven. Along with being able to maintain graphs, data sources, and Round Robin archives in a' and is a Network Monitor in the network & admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Cacti for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, Windows, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is Zabbix, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cacti are Netdata, Nagios, Datadog and LibreNMS.

Cacti alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Uptime Monitor Services or Network Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cacti.
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Cacti is a complete frontend to RRDTool, it stores all of the necessary information to create graphs and populate them with...

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    Zabbix

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD
    108 alternatives to Zabbix 

    Gather and analyze accurate statistics and performance metrics, visualize it, get notified about current and potential issues without delay, and take advantage of our time-tested professional development and support.

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    Most users think Zabbix is a great alternative to Cacti.
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    Netdata

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • C (programming language)
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Node.JS
    • Bash
    35 alternatives to Netdata 

    Infrastructure-wide health monitoring & performance troubleshooting in one place. Collaborate in the same place as relevant data from your systems and applications, reducing mean time to acknowledge (MTTA), & mean time to resolution. (MTTR).

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    Nagios

    122 alternatives to Nagios 

    Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes.

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    Most users think Nagios is a great alternative to Cacti.
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    Datadog

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    194 alternatives to Datadog 

    Datadog is a monitoring service for IT, Dev & Ops teams who write and run applications at scale, and want to turn the massive amounts of data produced by their apps, tools and services into a unified view of IT infrastructure. 120+ Integrations!.

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    LibreNMS

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • JavaScript
    • PHP
    29 alternatives to LibreNMS 

    LibreNMS is an autodiscovering PHP/MySQL based network monitoring system forked from Observium. LibreNMS aims to be easy to use, painless to deploy, and support monitoring of a wide range of devices. Observium's license changed to a modified QPL license in May 2012, and...

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    Munin

    64 alternatives to 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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    CloudStats

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    91 alternatives to CloudStats 

    Cloud based network monitoring software that allows you to monitor servers, virtual machines, cloud and websites.

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    PRTG Network Monitor

    • Windows
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    102 alternatives to PRTG Network Monitor 

    An advanced network monitoring solution to monitor network up/downtime, traffic and usage. Features include availability, performance, and bandwidth monitoring (SNMP, WMI, packet sniffing, NetFlow), instant alerts, reporting, failover clustering.

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    1.  PortablePRTG Network Monitor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Checkmk

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Docker
    38 alternatives to Checkmk 

    Checkmk is a monitoring tool of servers, applications, networks, cloud, containers, storage, databases, IoT and more. Checkmk is available as Raw Edition, which is 100% pure open source, and as Enterprise Edition with a lot of additional features.

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    Pandora FMS

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD
    38 alternatives to Pandora FMS 

    Enterprise-ready monitoring solution that provides unparalleled flexibility for IT to address both immediate and unforeseen operational issues, including infrastructure and IT processes.

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