Linux.com: Get Your Network's Weather from Weathermap4RRD
Sep 13, 2006, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"When I was investigating the Abilene/Internet2 network sometime
back, I found its 'network weather map,' which graphically shows
the load on network segments, to be an interesting tool. I thought
something similar could be helpful on our network. Today, we're
using Weathermap4RRD to show a high-level graphical representation
of our network.
"When I started looking for a package that I could use to create
a visual weather map of our campus network, I tested a couple of
packages, such as Indiana University's WxMap (used to create the
above Abilene map)..."