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Free Kibana Alternatives

The best free alternative to Kibana is Grafana, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Kibana and 17 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Kibana are Prometheus, Graylog, Logstash and Loki.

Kibana alternatives are mainly Web Log Analyzers but may also be Log Analyzers or Log Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Kibana.
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    Grafana

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    • Node.JS

    Grafana provides a powerful and elegant way to create, explore, and share dashboards and data with your team and the world.

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    Grafana vs Kibana opinions
    Some users think Grafana is a great alternative to Kibana, some don't.

    Grafana is a graphics package for graphing data. It's not a central log repository with search functions.

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    Isn't able to filter Logs.

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    Prometheus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Cloudron

    Prometheus is an open-source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit originally built at SoundCloud. Since its inception in 2012, many companies and organizations have adopted Prometheus, and the project has a very active developer and user community.

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    Graylog

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Java

    Graylog is an open source syslog implementation that stores your logs in Elasticsearch. It consists of a server and web interface written in Java that accepts your syslog messages via TCP or UDP (or GELF messages) and stores it in the database.

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    Logstash

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Java Mobile
    • BSD

    Logstash is an open source, server-side data processing pipeline that ingests data from a multitude of sources simultaneously, transforms it, and then sends it to your favorite "stash.".

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    Kibana displays data, Logstash pre-processes data. Zero common functionality.

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    Loki

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    Loki is a horizontally-scalable, highly-available, multi-tenant log aggregation system inspired by Prometheus. It is designed to be very cost effective and easy to operate. It does not index the contents of the logs, but rather a set of labels for each log stream.

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    Fluentd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Fluentd is a fully free and open-source log management tool that simplifies your data collection and storage pipeline. It eliminates the need to maintain a set of ad-hoc scripts.

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    OpenSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • VirtualBox
    • Self-Hosted
    • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Linux Mint
    • Ubuntu
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Docker
    • VMware Player

    OpenSearch is a community-driven, open source search and analytics suite derived from Apache 2.0 licensed Elasticsearch 7.10.2 & Kibana 7.10.2. It consists of a search engine daemon, and a visualization and user interface, OpenSearch Dashboards.

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    Graphite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Python
    • fontconfig
    • Django

    Graphite is a highly scalable real-time graphing system.

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    Sematext Logs

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • elasticsearch
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Kibana

    Sematext lets you store, index, and search all kinds of logs (server logs, container logs, application logs, mobile app logs…), enabling access to them in one place. Sematext also analyzes your logs for optimal health while detecting anomalies, so you don’t have to.

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    Seq

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Docker

    Seq is a self-hosted server application used to collect and search application log events. Its deeply-integrated query language and JSON-focused data model intended to scale smoothly from simple log searches to complex diagnostic and analytic tasks.

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