Sysdig Alternatives

    Sysdig is described as 'is open source, system-level exploration: capture system state and activity from a running Linux instance, then save, filter and analyze. Think of it as strace + tcpdump + lsof + awesome sauce'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sysdig for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, BSD, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Wireshark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sysdig are tcpdump (Free, Open Source), Datadog (Paid), lsof (Free, Open Source) and Instana (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 1, 2021

    1. Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.
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      wireshark is networking only. Sysdig is a full system data collection
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      tcpdump is a common packet analyzer that runs under the command line. It allows the user to intercept and display TCP/IP and other packets being transmitted or received over a network to which the computer is attached.
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    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Commandline tool showing open files for running UNIX processes.
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    3. Instana is Dynamic APM for Microservice Management. Specifically built for agile devops teams, we monitor and correlate every aspect of your application tech-stack.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • FreeBSD
      strace is a diagnostic, debugging and instructional userspace utility for Linux. It is used to monitor interactions between processes and the Linux kernel, which include system calls, signal deliveries, and changes of process state.
    4. CloudMonix provides advanced cloud monitoring and automation for applications and services deployed on the Microsoft Azure and AWS platforms and built with MSPs, CSPs and DevOps in mind.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      AirSnare is another tool to add to your Wireless Intrusion Detection Toolbox. AirSnare will alert you to unfriendly MAC addresses on your network and will also alert you to DHCP requests taking place.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.5, released in May 2006, can be still downloaded from Download.com

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    5. Build and deploy world-class apps at scale; leave your Mobile DevSecOps to us.
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    6. Understand issues in your deployed applications & solve them quickly. Your data in your boundary No need to worry about GDPR and other data protection laws. All your tracing and monitoring data is now in YOUR infra. Forget HUGE SaaS bills
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