Business Service Management (BAC/BSM/APM/NNM)
More than everything monitoring, BSM provides the means to determine how IT impacts the bottom line. Its purpose and main benefit is to ensure that IT Operations are able to reactively and proactively determine where they should be spending their time to best impact the business. This covers event management to solve immediate issues, resource allocation and through reporting performance based on the data of applications, infrastructure, networks and from third-party platforms. BSM includes powerful analytics that gives IT the means to prepare, predict and pinpoint by learning behavior and analyzing IT data forward and backwards in time using Big Data Analytics applied to IT Operations.

HP System Process Visualizer - free system resource monitoring tool

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Do you have a few mintues to spare? I suggest you use them to download and try out the new System Process Visualizer tool from HP Operations Center. I promise it will be the best use of your time today!  System Process visualizer (SysPV, in short) is a real-time visualization tool which offers a quick way for you to identify the worst offenders on your system - your biggest CPU and memory consumers in a single view. If you are familiar with the UNIX top command, this tool offers another view mimicking top. The difference is that this is via your browser a so you can monitor networked systems too - not just your PC.

 

 

It is a free download - get it, unzip/untargz it and run it - just follow the steps in the readme.

 

NOTE: There are other free tools also listed in the same page like vPV Free, SiteScope Free, Health Playback for Virtual Systems (for VMware vCenter) and Big Data Performance Visualization (for hadoop and Vertica setups) - feel free to try these out too.