OpenSaaS and the Future of Government IT Innovation

In recent years, open source software projects, and, separately, cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) products have begun to significantly disrupt traditional technology vendor business models in government, making it easier and cheaper for governments to procure and implement the software solutions they need. Now, OpenSaaS—SaaS based on open source code—is poised to…

    

Nmon – A Nifty Little Tool to Monitor System Resources on Linux

Nmon Nmon (Nigel’s performance Monitor for Linux) is another very useful command line utility that can display information about various system resources like cpu, memory, disk, network etc. It was developed at IBM and later released open source. It is available for most common architectures like x86, ARM and platforms like linux, unix etc. It is interactive and the output is well organised similar to htop. Using Nmon it is possible to view the performance of different system resources on a single screen. The man page describes nmon as nmon is is a systems administrator, tuner,…

    

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