Hyperic goes open source. Other solutions include: Nagios, Open NMS, and Big Brother

CNET has an interesting article about Hyperic going open source. The Hyperic HQ software monitors what’s happening on company networks and reports events to administrators. This is the type of software that no one who is managing servers should be without, and now the solution is completely open source. Hyperic HQ allows you to:

  • Auto-Discover all your software and hardware inventory
  • Monitor every layer of your infrastructure
  • Control servers and services remotely
  • Track configuration, log, and security events
  • Optimize your operations with a web-based multi-user portal
  • Improve alerts through policy-driven definitions and automatic recovery

Other competing open source solutions include:

Hyperic looks like the most advanced of these solutions, but I’ll be checking them out and updating this review with my findings.

One Response to Hyperic goes open source. Other solutions include: Nagios, Open NMS, and Big Brother

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