[Novalug] Shared hardware usage tracking
angelo at freeshell.org
Mon Oct 1 20:29:22 EDT 2007
kkauffman at headfog.com wrote:
> Let me define the problem and hopefully someone knows of a potential OSS
> solution that can fit the need. I'm pretty sure this isn't as simple as a
> straight forward as most asset management tools because I need to capture
> additional information around multiple deployments, however, I've been
> wrong before and I may be wrong again. :)
> Set the scene...
> Multiple pieces of hardware in a shared infrastructure.
> Multiple applications deployed to it.
> Is there a piece of software that can act as a simple database to enter in
> information such as hostname, memory configuration plus the specifics
> about the different applications deployed to it (memory allocated, file
> system space allocated, etc)?
> Thanks for considering my request.
The only thing I know of that sounds like it might do some of the things
you want it to do is Ganglia. But I have a feeling it won't give you as
much comprehensive information as you want. I think it's really for
detecting problems (i.e. downed nodes) in a system.
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