Data Centers

Servers Alive: The Right Tool for the Job?

Servers Alive

By: Anthony Sullivan

When managing a cluster of servers or simply hosting a single crucial application, uptime and response-time monitoring is important. There seem to be hundreds of server monitoring software packages out there -- finding one that is effective and reliable is important. I've already reviewed a couple of them and today I'm taking a look at another.

Read a concise summary of Servers Alive's strengths and weaknesses in this blog post.

Servers Alive is a server monitoring tool intended to be used as an enterprise-wide solution. It is published by Woodstone bvba. Don't ask me what 'bvba' means.

You can download a trial copy of Servers Alive from the TechRepublic Software Library.

Upon install, this is the first screen you will see. Not much going on yet. Let's add something to monitor.