Top 12 Command Line Tools to Monitor Linux

Being a Linux administrator is not an easy job. It takes lot of time, patience, and hard work to keep the systems up and running. But Linux System Admins can take some breather as they have some help in the form of command line monitoring … Read more


How to Install Cacti Monitoring Tool on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Cacti is a free and open source front-end network monitoring tool used to monitor and graph time-series metrics of various IT resources in your LAN. It uses the RRDtool to poll services at specified intervals and thereafter represent them on intuitive graphs. Cacti monitors various … Read more


How to Install and Configure Checkmk on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Developed in Python & C++ languages, Checkmk is an open-source monitoring server that is an improvement of Nagios operating system with enhanced plugins and monitoring capabilities. Checkmk uses agents to collect and ship remote systems’ metrics to the server. The agents are available for both … Read more


How to Integrate Grafana with Prometheus for Monitoring

Grafana is a free and opensource tool for querying, analyzing and visualizing metrics from an array of multiple data sources whether physical or from the cloud. With Grafana, you can create, explore and share beautiful and intuitive dashboards from different data sources without a hassle. … Read more


How to Install Prometheus on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Prometheus is an open source monitoring, querying and alerting tool. Originally built by Soundcloud in 2012, the feature-rich tool has been adopted by several companies to monitor their IT infrastructure and ensure all systems are running smoothly. Prometheus allows you to query and pull time-series … Read more