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What OSS monitoring soltions are there? I know only nagios & cacti.

Are there any real live performance monitoring tools?

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You can take a look on Monit.

http://mmonit.com/monit/

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Have a look at http://www.zabbix.com

It's not as fully featured as Nagios but its improving pretty rapidly. Its quite lite weight both in terms of server load for output and the collectors too.

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If you do have the spare cpu & memory consider ZenOss Core zenoss.org - after you get used to its user interface its really nice to use and has a lot of very cool features [like different levels of user accounts, reports etc] that so far I've only seen available in commercial apps. –  DisabledLeopard Jul 20 '09 at 8:01
    
Zenoss Core is great (my company uses it), but it's not lightweight. –  Martijn Heemels Jan 26 '10 at 19:24

for trend tracking - munin. you can use it as well as source of alerts for nagios.

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