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How does Cacti compare to Nagios?

While Romeo has laid out the basic facts I'd like to add a bit of experience to the answer: Basics Cacti is focused on graphs. It doesn't do any of the up/down monitoring that is provided by ...
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How does Cacti compare to Nagios?

Nagios is generic monitoring solution which can be extended by using snmp agents, custom plugins and so on. Cacti is a complete frontend to RRDTool, it stores all of the necessary information to ...
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Scaling issues with Nagios as CaSC

Personally I don't think using CasC itself will have any negative scalability impact. Fundamentally CasC means the actual config files are not hand-maintaned, instead they're auto-generated following ...
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Site monitoring browser-only tool running in frontend only?

You have a few options for this: If you can pay for this, use commercial API monitoring solutions like Runscope or APImetrics. They're easy to setup, have no maintenance overheads, and show you ...
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How do you monitor varnish cache inside a docker container?

Varnish is monitored with what they call VSM. It's a file in your container. If you bind mount the folder where the files is, you can share the same folder / files in other containers that will be ...
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OMD vs Ubuntu install issues

According to How to let dpkg -i install dependencies for me? it sounds like dpkg doesn't have support for automatically installing a package's dependencies. Personally I'd switch to a package manager ...
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Scaling issues with Nagios as CaSC

Having a CasC setup means that you are in a better position to deal with any scalability issues that should arise later. It should take you a while to max out a nagios box. As long as you haven't ...
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Scaling issues with Nagios as CaSC

From my experience in managing a Nagios deployment with version controlled configuration files and CI/CD, it works really well. You can collaborate with other teams more easily since you can grant ...
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Looking for ways to host application in AWS and have it monitored using opensource

You can try built-in tools that provide by AWS. AWS calls them Management Tools. Amazon Inspector Automated security assessment service to help improve the security and compliance of applications ...
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