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Psychz Networks provides all the dedicated server with a variety of monitoring services—including proprietary monitoring software, IPMI 2.0, and SNMP data collection. Our dashboard allows you to constantly keep an eye on your server incoming and outgoing network traffic. It also allows you to view the physical health of your server and check other configuration related information.
In any given scenario, the monitoring tool we provide should suffice your need. But if you wish to choose a different monitoring tool then here are some you might want to consider as option
Following are some of the free server monitoring tools available for free online for both Windows and Linux servers.
Ganglia is an open source (BSD license) monitoring system designed especially for high-performance computing systems, such as clusters and grids. It has a scalable and distributed architecture based on a hierarchical design targeted at federations of clusters. It leverages widely used technologies, such as XML for data representation and XDR for data transport. One of its goals is to engineer data structures and algorithms for maximum efficiency, resulting in overheads for each node.
Platform: Windows/ Linux
Cacti is mainly a front end graphing tool for system data, but it can also handle data collection. Data gathering happens in a "cron" job via an external script that feeds metrics which Cacti stores in a MySQL database. With Cacti, you can create all kinds of graphs that can be displayed and organized in a number of different ways. Cacti works with user permissions, allowing certain users access to specific charts or graphs.
Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables you to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes.
It is an open source application that focuses on system monitoring, protocol monitoring, application monitoring, database monitoring, log monitoring and bandwidth monitoring among others.
It has the capability to monitor applications, services, operating systems, network protocols, system metrics and infrastructure components with a single tool.
Some of the key features are
1.Centralized view of entire monitored IT infrastructure
2.Detailed status information available through web interface
3.Fast detection of infrastructure outages
4.Alerts can be delivered to technical staff via email or SMS
5.Escalation capabilities ensure alert notifications reach the right people
Performance Co-Pilot, PCP for short, is a system performance and analysis framework. It gathers metrics from multiple hosts and analyzes them in real-time. It has a wonderful, easy to interpret graphical output format. It observes trends to help you identify abnormal performance patterns. You can also customize make your own monitoring and reporting solutions using the APIs.
The Linux agent exports a broad range of performance data from kernels since 2.0.36 or later. This includes coverage of activity in the areas of CPU, disk, memory, swapping, network, NFS, RPC, filesystems, and per-process statistics.