Category Archives: Monitoring

Information about monitoring tools, methods, APM, performance monitoring.

Splunk WMI : Monitoring Windows without forwarder

Splunk is a versatile monitoring tool which can monitor number of applications, hardware and software, store and index data and present it in nice graphs, charts or tables. Admins familiar with Splunk will know that Splunk works in Client Server mode. Client runs a Splunk forwarder which collects and sends data to the Indexing Server… Read More »

Free Infrastructure Monitoring Tools

I’m always on a lookout for good monitoring tools. I like to automate monitoring and alerting requirements on my Application Serving environments. I’ve tried number of these tools over the years for IT Application monitoring, Performance monitoring, IT Infrastructure monitoring and Network monitoring. Obviously some tools are better than others. As they say “you get… Read More »