A comparison on the overall capabilities of agent based server monitoring and On-Premise Poller

A comparison on the overall capabilities of agent based server monitoring and On-Premise Poller


FeaturesServer MonitoringOn-Premise Poller
CPU, Memory and Disk usageSupportedSpecific to Poller supported monitor types. In Poller summary, we show
  • Associated monitors
  • JVM CPU & Memory utilization
  • Down/Trouble history



Services and Processes

Thread CountSupportedDo not provide this metric
Handle CountSupportedDo not provide this metric
InstancesSupportedDo not provide this metric
CPU %SupportedDo not provide this metric
Memory %SupportedDo not provide this metric



Network Statistics

Data SentSupportedWe support this interface wise in the network (For each network device)
Data ReceivedSupportedWe support this interface wise in the network (For each network device)
Bandwidth utilizedSupportedWe support this interface wise in the network (For each network device)
SpeedSupportedWe support this interface wise in the network (For each network device)
Packets sent/receivedSupportedWe support this interface wise in the network (For each network device)
Error packetsSupportedWe support this interface wise in the network (For each network device)



Resource Monitoring

URL and Port monitoringSupportedvia Website and Port monitoring respectively
File and Directory monitoringSupportedvia FTP monitor
Event Log monitoringSupportedNot supported
Sys Log monitoringSupportedSys Log can be achieved through file monitoring with content check



Application Monitoring

IIS and SQLSupportedThis can be achieved through monitoring the application's port availability
MS ExchangeSupportedNot supported
BiztalkSupportedNot supported
SharePointSupportedNot supported
Office 365SupportedNot supported



PluginsSupportedNot supported



Alerting

Root Cause Analysis (RCA)SupportedSupported
PhoneSupportedSupported
SMSSupportedSupported
EmailSupportedSupported



Reporting

Availability Summary ReportSupportedIs supported according to the monitor types
Busy Hours ReportSupportedIs supported according to the monitor types
Health Trend ReportSupportedIs supported according to the monitor types
Performance reportSupportedIs supported according to the monitor types
Top N Reports by CPUSupportedDo not provide this report
Top N Reports by MemorySupportedDo not provide this report
Top N Reports by DiskSupportedDo not provide this report





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