SpurTracer is a push-notification based monitoring solution for heterogenous loosely coupled IT infrastructures. It complements a service-endpoint monitoring solution like Nagios with a component-level interface auto-discovery. It automatically provides a certain level of functional tracing along with many non-functional measurements (e.g. call, error and timeout rates, interface latency, component execution, etc.). While being zero config itself, SpurTracer relies on you adding push notification support to the components you want to monitor. The best way to use SpurTracer is by adding punctual tracing to components in your infrastructure on-demand.
dabba is a set of distributed network monitoring tools for Linux. Its main use is to gather or scatter actions on a network such as traffic capture, replay, generation, or monitoring. It was inspired by the Dabba Walla system in Mumbai where meals are regrouped and dispatched throughout the city with a high efficiency rate, every day of the year. The project has three main components: libdabba, a low-level zero-copy network library, dabbad, a multi-threaded task manager and IPC query processor, and dabba, a CLI for communicating with dabbad and submitting tasks.
netstat-monitor is a commandline tool for monitoring network connections. Its output is similar to the output from the netstat command with the options "netstat --inet -alp". Netstat-monitor can be left running, though, and will report new connections as they are made. Also, filters can be created to limit what's displayed to just what's unexpected or interesting.
WebMon is a Java VM monitoring tool. It can be deployed to any servlet container or embedded in your EAR, or in JavaSE applications. RSS, e-mail, and Jabber notifications of potential problems are sent. It is useful if you aren't able to use traditional tools such as JConsole or VisualVM.
FlatTraffic is a Web interface for analysing netflow records and showing statistics designed to make it clear and easy to determine which hosts on a network are consuming data. It has been primarily designed for use by networking and servers geeks who have to endure the pain of data-capped Internet Service Providers, something that's unfortunately rather common in the Australia/New Zealand region in particular.
Monitoring::Spooler is a handy queue manager for queueing and delivery of monitoring notifications. It is able to handle several groups of on-call personnel and provides an extensible plugin mechanism to connect it to virtually any remote service which provides some kind of API. It is designed to work nicely with App::Standby.
Zfswatcher is ZFS storage pool monitoring and notification daemon. It periodically inspects the zpool status and sends configurable notifications on status changes such as disk failures. It also controls the disk enclosure LEDs. There is an embedded Web interface for displaying status and logs.
jWatchdog delivers a simple watchdog to actively monitor your infrastructure and send you notifications in case something goes wrong. It is configured using a simple XML configuration file. This configuration file can be changed on-the-fly without a need to restart the watchdog. jWatchdog does not offer data collection itself. It assumes that you already collected the data on which you want to run jWatchdog. The de facto standard tool Collectd is recommended for data collection. jWatchdog assumes that you use the RRDTool collectd output plugin to store the collected data in RRD files, or use Graphite as a datasource.