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Big Sister System and Network Monitor is open source software, licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.
Big Sister originally was the Big Sister network monitor. Now, multiple projects in the realm of system management and monitoring are run under the label Big Sister.
It is able to:
- monitor networked systems;
- provide a simple real-time view of the current network status;
- notify you when your systems are becoming critical;
- generate a history of status changes;
- log and display a variety of system performance data;
- store gathered data in MySQL database or plain text files.
It intended to be compatible with Big Brother.