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Re: [SLUG] System admin graphing tools


I wouldn't bother wasting time on any of these tools.
Perhaps http://www.zabbix.com might be universal monitoring solution.

Regards,
Dmitry.



On 26 February 2010 09:55, Ken Foskey <kfoskey@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> We all know we should do it.  Provide a monitoring system to see how our
> system loads are going.  I have a couple of links that look interesting:
>
> http://flapjack-project.com/
> It is local so goes first :-)
> Flapjack is a scalable and distributed monitoring system. It natively
> talks the Nagios plugin format.
>
> http://www.cacti.net/  (Language PHP)
> Cacti is a complete network graphing solution...
>
> http://munin.projects.linpro.no/ (Language Perl)
> 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.
>
> http://oss.oetiker.ch/mrtg/
> The Multi Router Traffic Grapher
>
> http://support.nagios.com/knowledgebase
> Cannot find a simple 'what is nagios' on website.
> 'Nagios is a host and service monitor designed to inform you of network
> problems.' From whitepaper.
>
> http://oss.oetiker.ch/smokeping/
> SmokePing keeps track of your network latency
>
> Any comments on the above and any others to add to the list?
>
> Other reading:
> http://wiki.nagios.org/index.php/White_Papers
> Implementation of Cacti, Smokeping, Nagios (2004)
>
>
> Based on a quick read, munin looks pretty good.
>
>
> Ta
> Ken
>
>
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