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Nmon: Analyze and Monitor Linux System Performance

Nmon: Analyze and Monitor Linux System Performance
If you are looking for a very easy to use performance monitoring tool for Linux, I highly recommend to install and use the Nmon command-line utility. Nmon Monitoring Tool Nmon is a system’s administrator tuner, benchmark tool that can be used to display performance data about the followings: cpu memory network disks file systems nfs top processes resources power micro-partition A very nice thing I really like about this tool is the fact...
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Collectl: An Advanced All-in-One Performance Monitoring Tool for Linux

Collectl: An Advanced All-in-One Performance Monitoring Tool for Linux
The most important duty of a Linux system administrator is to make sure the system he/she is administering is in a very good condition. There are many tools available for a Linux system admins that can help to monitor and display processes in a system such as top and htop, but none of these tools can compete with collectl. Collectl: Linux Performance Monitoring collectl is a very nice feature rich command-line utility that can be used to collect...
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4 Useful Commandline Tools to Monitor MySQL Performance in Linux

4 Useful Commandline Tools to Monitor MySQL Performance in Linux
There are plenty of tools to monitor MySQL performance and troubleshoot a server, but they don’t always perfect match for a MySQL developer or administrator’s for their common needs, or may not work in some situations, such as remote or over the web monitoring. MySQL Monitoring Tools Luckily, there are variety of open source tools created by MySQL community to fill the gaps. On the other hand, it’s very difficult to locate these...
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Glances – An Advanced Real Time System Monitoring Tool for Linux

Glances – An Advanced Real Time System Monitoring Tool for Linux
Earlier, we’ve written about many Linux System Monitor Tools that can be used to monitor performance of Linux systems, but we think that, most users prefer the default one that comes with every Linux distributions (top command). The top command is real time task manager in Linux and the most frequently used system monitoring tool in GNU/Linux distributions to find the performance related bottlenecks in system which help us to take corrective...
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SARG – Squid Analysis Report Generator and Internet Bandwidth Monitoring Tool

SARG – Squid Analysis Report Generator and Internet Bandwidth Monitoring Tool
SARG is an open source tool that allows you to analyse the squid log files and generates beautiful reports in HTML format with informations about users, IP addresses, top accessed sites, total bandwidth usage, elapsed time, downloads, access denied websites, daily reports, weekly reports and monthly reports. The SARG is very handy tool to view how much internet bandwidth is utilized by individual machines on the network and can watch on which websites...
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How to Monitor Apache Web Server Load and Page Statistics

How to Monitor Apache Web Server Load and Page Statistics
As promised in our earlier tutorials of Apache Series, Today we are here with another article on the Apache HTTP web server which can make a System Administrators life much easier to handle load of Apache web server using mod_status module. What is mod_status? mod_status is an Apache module which helps to monitor web server load and current httpd connections with an HTML interface which can be accessible via a web browser. Apache’s mod_status...

18 Command Line Tools to Monitor Linux Performance

18 Command Line Tools to Monitor Linux Performance
It’s really very tough job for every System or Network administrator to monitor and debug Linux System Performance problems every day. After being a Linux Administrator for 5 years in IT industry, I came to know that how hard is to monitor and keep systems up and running. For this reason, we’ve compiled the list of Top 18 frequently used command line monitoring tools that might be useful for every Linux/Unix System Administrator. These...

Monitorix 3.4.0 Released – A Lightweight System and Network Monitoring Tool for Linux

Monitorix 3.4.0 Released – A Lightweight System and Network Monitoring Tool for Linux
Monitorix is an open source, free and most powerful lightweight tool designed to monitor system and network resources in Linux. It regularly collects system and network data and display the information in graphs using its own web interface. Monitorix allows to monitor overall system performance and also help in detecting bottlenecks, failures, unwanted long response times and other abnormal activities. It is written in Perl language and licensed under...
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