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Learn about the importance of IT infrastructure monitoring tools for effective network management. Explore the top 9 IT infrastructure monitoring tools including Nagios Core, Ganglia, CollectD, Spiceworks, Cacti, Zabbix, Icinga, OpenNMS, and WhatsUp Gold. Discover their features and benefits for monitoring server availability and performance.
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IntroductionAs we see that when any type of business rise and evolve, then they need to develop their alreadyexisting network as well as need to upgrade their network. As network size increases then it makessure that it will run in an effective manner. To get this it is very important to know about thecomponent used in the making of IT infrastructure and always keep an eye on those component/tools availability and their performance. While it is very easy to monitor IT infrastructure manually like thesmall infrastructure of the network, at the same time keep an eye on large infrastructure is a morecostly and time-consuming process. Due to this, there are so many IT infrastructure monitoringtools developed to help with monitoring large infrastructure with facilities like error reporting,automatic performance checking, and alert notifications. Since no single person has eyeseverywhere and it necessary to keep an eye on everything, so at the current time IT infrastructuremonitoring tools are a necessity for all people. Nowadays there are so many different types ofunique in their own wat IT infrastructure monitoring tools are available. As monitoring becomenecessary, it also divided into many sections. Requirements also varied from system to system, so,there are different monitoring tools for a different type of tools. Here is a list of top IT infrastructureserver monitoring tools : (1) Nagios Core, (2) Ganglia, (3) CollectD, (4) Spiceworks, (5) Cacti, (6)Zabbix, (7) Icinga, (8) OpenNMS, and (9) WhatsUp Gold. The design of IT Infrastructure mainlydepends upon the present and future demands of the business to ensure the development of thecompany by implementing the right technology. Virtualized infrastructure needs a very specific typeof monitoring. IT infrastructure monitoring tools make business enterprise capable to find out and solvetheir infrastructure problems before they harm on a big scale. They provide the present status ofinfrastructure about their physical and virtual performance. Infrastructure management covers areaslike network management, system management, and storage management. By discussing the basicrequirements and problems of the infrastructure we can easily plan the infrastructure design of themonitoring tools. Due to which they benefitted both technically and financially. As we see thatnowadays the upgradation of the monitoring tools become tough day by day because of its effect theoverall IT structure of any company. It covers from server admin to the end user and everythingwhich connect all the IT infrastructure for good and bad purpose at the same time. As we all knowthat the upgradation of any infrastructure affect so many users than in the section of the IT.Server availability monitoring tools in terms of : a) Disk usage b) CPU monitoring c) ProcessMonitoring d) Bandwidth Monitoring e) Resource Measuring f) Overall availability (1) Nagios CoreIt is a free and open source IT infrastructure monitoring tool which monitors system and network aswell as IT infrastructure. It mainly provides alerting and monitoring services for servers and otherinfrastructure services. It will alert user at the time of incident as well as after the problem solved. Italso helps in monitoring of host resources like loading of processor , disk usage, and remotemonitoring. It also provides web interface to view status of current network , problem history, anderror notification. It is one of the oldest IT infrastructure monitoring tool. It is also available inStandard and Enterprise editions.
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