[Xymon] Xymon on the Cloud

Satish Patel satish.txt at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 02:06:44 CET 2019

In past we had xymon running on VMware with 4vcpu/4GB memory and we were monitoring close to ~500 servers, now you can judge it. 

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> On Mar 25, 2019, at 8:00 PM, Michael T Pins <mtpins at nndev.org> wrote:
> Matthew Gregory writes:
>> I am looking at deploying Xymon, through the Google Cloud Compute service, I
>> sadly have no space for a physical server and was wondering if can Zymon
>> can run on an low amount of ram and CPU. 
> It really depends upon what you're doing with it. (How many servers, how
> many tests, and how much of that is server-side).  Even when monitoring
> non-trivial networks, the amount of CPU and memory needed tends to be
> rather low.  I've monitored networks of 2000 boxes on a server with a pair
> of dual-core, 1.6 GHz Xeon's.  What you do need, when you scale up to those
> numbers, is a non-trivial amount of disk-I/O.  Keeping 10,000+ RRD files
> updated takes some bandwidth.  On the other hand, if you're only monitoring
> a dozen servers, you can run the xymon server on most anything you have
> available.
> -- 
> Michael T Pins              |  "There was a point in time when the
> mtpins at nndev.org            |  Macintosh crashed an awful lot more
> keeper of the nn sources    |  than Windows machines"
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