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Performance Monitors

Performance Monitors

Performance Monitors

Anybody know of a good "cheap" or "free" performance monitor other than SAR?

RE: Performance Monitors

You could try I/Watch from Quest Software. It can be used for monitoring Unix, NT and most main RDBs. support@quests.com

RE: Performance Monitors

I forgot to mention there are other tools (depending on flavour).
As wll as sar you can use ps, pstat, iostat, and vmstat.

RE: Performance Monitors

if you are looking strictly for Solaris try RICHse toolkit at
it provides a gui interface to disk, cpu, network,nfs,...,etc
and it's free.

RE: Performance Monitors

Another free one you could try is "top".

RE: Performance Monitors


You might wish to try the graphical version
perfmeter. If you are running X-Windows:


It is part of the default installation of
Solaris 2.5.x - 2.7

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