BigDaddy 4.0

BigDaddy is an application built to monitor servers and applications in a business environment.
BigDaddy is an application built to monitor servers and applications in a business environment. It was created at BioWare Corp. between 2002 and 2007 to monitor various servers and applications and has been now released to the Open Source Community in the hopes that it will be useful.

This project is an open source application released by BioWare Corp. under the BSD License.

Here are some key features of "BigDaddy":

Server Monitoring
Ability to monitor servers
port checkers
SNMP
Anything that you can externally monitor!
Easy to use web-based administration tool
Ability to Delay/Disable Monitoring
Globally
Per Server/Monitoring Module
Monitor Groups of Server Modules (e.g. warn if 66% of web servers in cluster are failing)
Add new custom monitoring modules in any language
Graphs of Monitoring Module history
Ability to use Plotkit (Javascript Graphing) or JPGraph with license
Five levels of notification escalation when errors occur
Customizable Escalation levels
Ability to assign modules to specific escalation levels
Application auditing

Application/Cron Monitoring
Ability to monitor and control Cron or Scheduled Tasks from a control panels
Ability to allow cron/applications to communicate with BigDaddy
Ability to Delay/Disable Monitoring
Globally
Per Cron Application
Per Category of Cron Applications
Prevent duplicate crons from running
Ability to view currently running applications across all servers
Set and view log entries
View run history for any application

Miscellaneous
File Incident Reports
View Incident Reports in a timeline or by server
Ability to run clustered using MySQL Cluster with code to failover
User and Group Security
Timeline of actions performed to Servers/Cron Applications

The application is written in PERL and PHP with MySQL Database and runs on a Linux/Apache system. You can use any language, including VB Script, Java, C etc. to communicate with the Web API for running scheduled/Cron applications whether Linux, MacOSX or Windows.

last updated on:
December 14th, 2007, 1:59 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
BioWare Corp.
homepage:
www.bigdaddymonitor.org
license type:
BSD License 
category:
ROOT \ System \ Monitoring

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