[nycbug-talk] Statistical Monitoring

Matt Juszczak matt at atopia.net
Tue Nov 4 15:38:17 EST 2008

> If you need graphing, look at a "heavy" application like cacti, or roll 
> your own with rrdtool and whatever scripting language you prefer.

Cacti is great, but does it allow the polling of information other than 
via SNMP?

> Keep your nagios configuration simple and clean. They are complex enough
> that you don't need to add another layer of complexity on top of them.

I agree.  The system used for alerts should be completely different than 
the system used for graphing, especially since you probably want to poll 
the graphing data more often than you do the alert data.

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