10 Best Server Monitoring Tools That Kick Ass

Blogger always prefer front end tools; Although Developers and designers are also worried about handling website. They have to make sure that website script looks fine from backend. Sometimes, it would be difficult to identify the problems. Most of the time physical machine is not optimized and use a lot of resources of website. It would be trouble to take full advantage for working effectively. A perfectly managed and healthy hosting server rests at the heart of any great website. As a Webmaster, You have to be alert and closely monitor the performance of your server to avoid any downtime or failures. We have identified few parameters that need to be monitored, that became the cause of the failure of server downtime.

  • CPU utilization
  • Server RAM
  • Physical temperature of the Server and its various components
  • Bandwidth usage
  • Disk space usage

Keeping these factors, we’ve collected 10 Top Monitoring Tools that will keep your server in perfect form and provide the security, healthy, resolve overloading server, low performance and configuration problems as well.

Load Impact

Load Impact is useful online tool to evaluate your site and server performance. You can test the amount of concurrent visitors and connections that is handling by your server. Sometimes, you have problem of downtime problem of from your server. This is a due to getting a sudden traffic from stumbleupon, digg, or reddit. This tool helps you to help move into new machine. This tool provide two types of services either you take fee or professional service from them.

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Simple Server Monitor

It is another stunning tool for measuring the uptime or downtime of your website in percentage. If your server starts slowing or unresponsive, you will receive a message. You can check the performance of server like any failure or losses instant.

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SiteUptime

it is a website that helps you to check your website availability at regular intervals. This website monitors your server every minute and ensures any deducted problem keep alert you via Email or SMS.

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Macfee Secure

It is a leading name in internet security. Macfee also have a tool of monitoring your site with a suspicious virus, Trojans and Spam. Mostly we have a desktop Macfee antivirus that is good. Macfee Secure will make sure to protect your site with hacked, identity theft, phishing, spam and other nasty things.

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Pingdom

Pingdom is a another amazing tool ensuring your website uptime and responding all the time. This tool is also available for iPhone application. It will keep you alert with SMS or via Email. It shows a result like creating tables and Charts. It provides point out an accurate problem.

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Dotcom Monitor

it is a advanced tool that ensures the performance and uptime of your website. It provides an analysis effective and efficiently. It brings the performance of your site via reporting, notification, escalation and analysis.

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Webmetrics GlobalWatch

This website has Varity of multiple function that help you to check a lot of parameters. it has a friendly interface that check your website and server status effectively. It identifies downtime, errors, performance, diagnoses a problem and provide a details reports. This tool supports Web 2.0, AJAX and plugin-based applications like Flash and Java.

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Nagios

It is a broad IT infrastructure monitoring system that renders a snapshot of your full operations network. It has variety of applications, services, operating systems, network protocols and system metrics. You can receive an Instant alerts are sent to your IT staff by email. They hire a professional stuff that identified any cause and let you know shortly and diagnose easily.

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Nimsoft Monitoring Solutions (NMS)

NMS is another useful monitor tool for your server. They configured server applications and monitor the performance of server resources, CPU memory, logs, disk, counters etc It support all kind of servers operations and easy to use their operations. All server status information can be presented in real-time alarm dashboards, performance trend reports, and SLA compliance reports.

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Bijk

Bijk is a tool for linux server that tracking the performance of your server. You can monitor your server with your own. It increases your server speed, availability and protect from problems. You can Monitor past, present and future load in your browser. Prevent outage, overloading and speed reduction. Any problem deduction notifies with SMS anywhere.

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16 Comments

  1. Leena says:

    Cool list you can also count sitedownalert.com

  2. Jef says:

    What do you think of Semonto? http://Semonto.com

    Offering server-monitor-tool as SAAS-service and offer free Mac/iPhone application with Push etc.

  3. Mandy says:

    For user-friendly Windows server monitoring, check out PRTG Network Monitor: http://www.paessler.com/prtg
    A freeware version is available.

  4. Endrju says:

    Nice article, we are happy with Bijk.com – thnx ;)

  5. Karthi says:

    Nice collection of tools. You should also try out Site24x7.com (www.site24x7.com). It monitors server apart from websites, web apps, mail server, etc. It has a free account as well.

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  9. it support and services – there are a lot of good companies out there, you just have to shop around

  10. there are some good points made on here – it can be a real minefield

  11. LogicMonitor is a great tool, we are very happy with it. It’s easy to set up,and It monitors pretty much anything.

  12. Toni says:

    You should check out http://UptimeMonitor.net . It’s uptime monitoring simplified

  13. admin says:

    thanks for adding more tools

  14. Jaime Philips says:

    Check out http://sentinelmonitoring.com/, they are monitoring my web sites and audio streams and you can also monitor additional things like disk, memory, load, processes etc on both Linux and Windows servers by installing a simple agent.

  15. sbarie says:

    If you don’t have the staff to dedicate someone to monitoring, you might consider LogicMonitor as it automatically configures monitoring for you for physical and virtual servers, databases, switches, routers, firewalls, and storage. And when it sends you alerts, it gives you recommended steps to resolve the problem. One last important note (especially for environments with many virtual machines) is that it automatically detects device changes and automatically updates the configuration files, making sure your monitoring is up-to-date.