Open Source Monitoring Tool Shootout

Author: Tom de Cooman

Do you want lightweight, or feature full, how far do you want to go with your monitoring, just on OS level, or do you want to dig into your applications, do you want to know how many query per seconds your MySQL database is serving, or do you want to know about the internal state of your Jboss , or be triggered if the OOM killer will start working soon.

This presentation will guide the audience through the different alternatives , based on our experiences in the field. We will be looking both at alerting and trending and how easy or difficult it is to deploy such an environment.

Monitoring the Network, vs Monitoring Applications, or both ?

Tools discussed: Nagios, Zabbix, Zenoss, Hyperic