"With BixData you can monitor your servers as well as VMware and
Xen. BixData includes pre-built plugins for things like CPU,
Memory, Disk, etc. but any good monitoring tool needs to be
customizable. BixData includes the basic ability to run scripts and
record their exit values, similar to Nagios Plugins. BixData 2.7
adds support for importing data in more complex formats. This
allows you to monitor almost anything.
"I'll go through the steps showing you how to monitor MySQL
locally where an agent is installed and then the steps to monitor a
device remotely through SNMP. The advantage of BixData is that any
data available through a BixAgent works with the standard tools
such as the situation room, scoreboards, notifications and the
reporting system. All data are stored in standard SQL tables and
are easily accessible..."