SolarWinds, a provider of IT monitoring software, has unveiled new capabilities for its Server & Application Monitor (SAM) solution, designed to improve IT professionals’ monitoring, alerting and reporting capabilities for Linux environments. Now with both agentless and agent-based monitoring capabilities for Linux systems, SolarWinds SAM boasts improved performance and uptime for both Windows- and Linux-based applications within a single console wherever they are deployed in geographically disperse datacenters, remote offices, or in the public cloud, including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Rackspace.
According to the company, other new capabilities of SolarWinds SAM include:
- Improved integration with the SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) to present detailed database wait-time analytics in context of application, server, virtualization, and storage performance.
- Next generation high availability to simplify deploying SolarWinds SAM and other SolarWinds Orion platform-based products in a redundant configuration for critical workloads.
- Faster discovery of servers and applications through directory services.
- Monitoring of Linux processes in real time and the ability to identify which are consuming the most CPU/memory and start/stop processes remotely.
- Additional visibility into network interface metrics, such as bandwidth throughput, packet and error counts.
- Web-based SSH client for remote console management of Linux servers directly from the SolarWinds Orion platform interface.
- Automatic identification of Linux distributions, simplifying the configuration of distribution-specific monitoring templates.
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor pricing starts at $2,995, including the first year of maintenance.