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Table 1 Taxonomy of monitoring tools

From: Observing the clouds: a survey and taxonomy of cloud monitoring

System Architecture Communication Collection Origin Use case
Astrolabe [8] Decentralised Multicast Push Cluster Computing Metric Collection and Health Monitoring
Cacti [61] 2-tier Unicast Pull Enterprise Computing Network Monitoring and Metric Collection
cloudinit.d [10] 2-tier Unicast Push Cloud Computing Health Monitoring
CloudSense [75] n-tier Unicast Push Cloud Computing Metric Collection
collectd [39] 2-tier/n-tier Unicast/multicast Push Enterprise Computing Metric Collection
DARGOS [6] 2-tier Middleware Push Cloud Computing Metric Collection
Dhingra etal [73] 2-tier Unicast Push Cloud Computing Metric Collection
Ganglia [31] n-tier Unicast Push Grid Computing Metric Collection
GEMS [5] Decentralised Multicast Push Cluster Computing Health Monitoring
GMonE [77] 2-tier Middlewear Push Cloud Computing Metric Collection
GroundWork [62] n-tier Unicast Pull Enterprise Computing Metric Collection and Health Monitoring
Icinga [59] n-tier Unicast Push Enterprise Computing Metric Collection and Health Monitoring
Konig etal [7] Decentralised Multicast Push Cloud Computing Metric Collection
Logstash [41] Centralised Unicast Push Cloud Computing Event Processing
MonALISA [52] n-tier Unicast Push Grid Computing Metric Collection and Health Monitoring
Munin [63] n-tier Unicast Pull Enterprise Computing Network Monitoring
Nagios [35] 2-tier/n-tier Unicast Pull Enterprise Computing Network Monitoring and Health Monitoring
OpenNMS [64] 2-tier/n-tier Unicast Pull Enterprise Computing Metric Collection and Health Monitoring
OpenNebula [10][80] 2-tier Unicast Push Cloud Computing Metric Collection
PCMONS [83] 2-tier Unicast Push Cloud Computing Metic Collection
Reconnoiter [5] n-tier Unicast Push Enterprise Computing Metric Collection and Health Monitoring
Riemann [9] 2-tier Unicast Push Cloud Computing Event Processing
sFlow [48] 2-tier Unicast Push Enterprise Computing Network Monitoring
Spiceworks [65] 2-tier/n-tier Unicast Pull Enterprise Computing Network Monitoring
StatsD [42] 2-tier Unicast Push Enterprise Computing Metric Collection
SQRT-C [71] 2-tier Middleware Push Cloud Computing Metric Collection
Varanus [86] Decentralised Multicast Push Cloud Computing Metric Collection
visPerf [55] Centralised/decentralised Unicast Push Grid Monitoring Metric Collection and Log Processing
Zabbix [66] 2-tier/n-tier Unicast Pull Enterprise Monitoring Health Monitoring and Metric Collection
Zenoss [60] 2-tier/n-tier Unicast Pull Enterprise Computing Health Monitoring and Metric Collection