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Poll: Network Monitoring Application of the Year
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Network Monitoring Application of the Year

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The nominees are:

Big Brother
Ganglia
GroundWork Monitor
Hyperic
Icinga
mon
monit
munin
Nagios
NetXMS
op5
OpenNMS
OpenQRM
Opsview
Shinken
Zabbix
Zenoss

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Old 01-10-2013, 11:02 PM   #31
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nagios ..
 
Old 01-31-2013, 07:59 PM   #32
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I voted for nagios.
 
Old 01-31-2013, 10:25 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by nibbier View Post
have been working with nagios, never really liked it, but didn't see much alternatives back in the day... today there are nicer tools, i prefer zabbix eg.
Absolutely agree. Zabbix FTW!
 
Old 02-01-2013, 12:42 AM   #34
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Thumbs up

Still a fan of Nagios.
 
Old 02-01-2013, 01:12 AM   #35
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I know it's technically an add-on for Nagios (and its derivatives), but I think check_mk deserves a mention. Also icinga, if only for the ability to act on multiple items at once.
 
Old 02-01-2013, 01:52 AM   #36
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Groundwork / Nagis

Groundwork based on nagios
 
Old 02-01-2013, 02:31 AM   #37
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Thumbs up Groundwork

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Originally Posted by jofu View Post
Groundwork based on nagios
I vote for Groundwork.
 
Old 02-01-2013, 03:22 AM   #38
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GroundWork

Working with GroundWork
 
Old 02-01-2013, 04:29 AM   #39
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Nagios Core rules!!
None other is that free configurable and expandable!!
Christian
 
Old 02-01-2013, 07:33 AM   #40
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+1 Nagios. It's ugly, it does not scale easily, configuration maintenance is a pain.
Yet its primitivity is its biggest plus:
If it complains, you can easily understand *why*. So you can rely on it. Which really is the most important thing.
And it's dead easy to put together a new plug-in for any specific problem. Again, because the API is so primi... elegant

Zabbix looks certainly nicer at first; but I cannot understand how *external* PHP plugins could possibly scale.

Zenoss also looks nicer, but I find the big Zope black box in the middle anything than easy to understand or trustable.

OpenNMS carries the scalability crown. But you also have to believe that all the Java and Postgres magic gets it right. Always. And custom monitoring you need to map to SNMP.
 
Old 02-01-2013, 12:55 PM   #41
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Monitoring in today's environments

Nagios is great in monitoring traditional more static servers and applications (db,mail) setups, but it fails short in dynamic (virtual) environments. The need to restart each time the configuration changes makes it hard to use in today's hybrid environments (private/public cloud & data centers).

Nagios had a long run as "the monitoring tool" but is time to look at tools that are more adapted to today's environments. GroundWork Monitor and Zabbix are better tools than Nagios to address today's needs.
 
Old 02-01-2013, 07:25 PM   #42
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I only have xosview, so, not voting. This one is handy but, there might be other's. I don't know.
 
Old 02-02-2013, 12:10 PM   #43
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NetXMS!
 
Old 02-04-2013, 10:58 AM   #44
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nagios in combination with centreon
 
Old 11-05-2013, 08:09 AM   #45
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Don´t mix up Nagios

I voted for Nagios, Not Nagios XI. That´s 2 different things! Nagios is a cool os project. There is like 10 products out there based on Nagios with a commercial touch. The most common is Op5, Opsview and Nagios XI. So please don´t mix up our votes please! I don´t see any Nagios XI in the chart, so from my point of view XI didn't get a single vote! Sorry, but true!

I´m sure people voted here voted for the project Nagios!

Just my comment! Nagios Core user
 
  


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